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CDC: People Are Dying After Drinking Hand Sanitizer

(CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people are getting sick and even dying from ingesting hand sanitizer. Since the coronavirus pandemic; hand sanitizer is much more prevalent. It's great for keeping hands clean, but…

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Due To Backyard Birds

(CNN) - The CDC is warning that backyard chickens and ducklings are responsible for a serious salmonella outbreak. The outbreak has sickened nearly 1,000 Americans, sending 150 to the hospital and killing one person. Backyard poultry, especially chickens, have…

CDC Projects More Than 157,000 Deaths By August 8

(CNN) - The United States should could see more than 157,000 deaths due to coronavirus by the end of the first week of August. That is the new ensemble forecast just released by the Centers for Disease Control and…

Experts Worry Over Bad Tick Season During COVID

(CNN) - Yet another health concern for 2020. The Lyme Disease Research group reports a mild winter could make this year's tick season especially rough. Other medical experts say hikers and campers may "just explode into the outdoors, and…

CDC To Make Updated Mask Recommendation

(CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to update its recommendation on masks. CDC researchers have been conducting a scientific review about the masks during the coronavirus pandemic. Scientists wanted to study if masks…

Early CDC Test Kits Delayed Due To Contamination

(CNN) - An investigation indicates early Centers for Disease Control and Prevention coronavirus tests were probably contaminated. The Department of Health and Human Services reviewed the problems with them. A spokesperson says one of the reagents was likely the…

Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange Reopens!

Great Wolf Lodge Georgia in LaGrange announced it will welcome guests back to the resort beginning Tuesday, June 16, providing a close, convenient staycation for families looking to take that long-awaited getaway together.…

CDC: Americans Misusing Bleach To Fight Virus

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Americans are misusing bleach in an effort to fight the coronavirus. According to the CDC, an internet panel surveyed 502 people last month. They found that 39% of the…

CDC Says Monitoring Protests Closely

(CNN) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday said it is closely monitoring the demonstrations happening across America. The comments come amid concerns that the protests, like other gatherings could spur additional coronavirus outbreaks. A…

CDC: Antibody Tests Wrong Half The Time

(CNN) - Those antibody tests for coronavirus may not be as reliable as previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance saying antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past…