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CDC updates Covid-19 prevention guidance for K-12 schools

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance for Covid-19 prevention in K-12 schools on Thursday, aligning the recommendations with the agency's recently updated Covid-19 quarantine and isolation guidelines for the general public. It also expands its recommendations for screening testing and urges canceling or going virtual with some extracurricular and sports activities in order to protect in-person learning.

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Opinion: Why you should vaccinate your 5-to-11-year-old

On Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use in children 5-11. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is expected to make final clinical recommendations soon. This represents an important milestone in this pandemic, as, up to now, children under 12 have not had the protections that vaccines offer. Parents of children 5-11 years should take advantage of this opportunity to both protect them and take us one step closer to ending this pandemic.

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How to fix damage of Trump presidency

In the torrent of books published about Donald Trump's presidency, few have offered recommendations for both repairing the damage done by his norm-busting term and addressing the vulnerabilities he revealed in our existing system of checks and balances.

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France bans unvaccinated American travelers

France has become the latest European country -- and the most significant tourism destination -- to remove the United States from its safe travel list, following EU recommendations in the wake of a US Covid spike.

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Opinion: How to prevent Covid-19 hot spots

Many Americans have been confused by the messaging of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on what fully vaccinated people can do, in what counties they can do it, why the messages have changed and why key data on which policy recommendations are based, remained partially unpublished when the recommendations were announced.

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New Senate report to detail security failures on January 6 but will fuel fight for probe over Trump's role

Two Senate committees plan to release a flurry of recommendations in a thorough 100-page-plus report about what went wrong on January 6, but they will stop short of examining former President Donald Trump's role in the run-up to the attack on the US Capitol, which is likely to fuel the partisan debate about whether further investigation is needed.

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'Girls5eva' and 5 recommendations to revisit Y2K

Record labels of the late 1990s and 2000s curated a seemingly endless march of girl groups in matchy-matchy outfits, all vying to be the next Spice Girls or Destiny's Child. But after a fall from the top 10 of "TRL" or the afterglow of "Making the Band" fame, what happened to these ephemeral pop stars?

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Is pandemic purgatory worse than a lockdown? Here's how to end your languishing

I recently went to pick up a gift card for a friend at a restaurant and came across an unseemly sight. The joint was packed to the rim with people, unmasked, clinking glasses, exchanging friendly banter and acting like pandemic was a word reserved for horror or psychological thriller streaming movie recommendations.

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What to know about the new mask rules

On Tuesday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance on mask-wearing. While the guidelines cover a variety of scenarios, there are two key changes. First, it is now perfectly safe to be unmasked outdoors, regardless of vaccination status, if you are with members of your household or attending a small gathering where everyone else is fully vaccinated. Second, and more importantly, these new guidelines reaffirm that people who are fully vaccinated can safely go unmasked in almost any outdoor scenario -- the exception being crowded events like live performances or parades. The guidance for everything else (including recommendations to continue wearing masks indoors) has essentially stayed the same.

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US task force recommends earlier screening for lung cancer

Annual lung cancer screening should include people as young as 50 and with shorter smoking histories, according to a new recommendation from an independent panel of experts that makes clinical recommendations to the American public.

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