CDC Tracking COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Deaths, and Vaccinations Instead of Cases

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ceased tracking the number of COVID-19 cases in the United States. Instead, the organization is now focusing on monitoring hospitalizations, deaths related to the virus, and vaccination rates. The decision to stop tracking case counts comes after a decline in the reporting of COVID-19 data by individual states, leading to the discontinuation of the CDC’s case counting as part of its COVID Tracker. …

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Salmonella Outbreak from Cantaloupe Declared Over After Numerous Deaths and Hospitalizations

ATLANTA, Georgia – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that the salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupe has ended. The outbreak, which caused multiple deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations, affected several states. The CDC reported that at least ten states were impacted by the outbreak, with the majority of cases reported in Texas and Indiana. The outbreak resulted in a total of 14 deaths and over 140 hospitalizations. The source of the outbreak …

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