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pictured is a transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-section through the viral genome, seen as black dots. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

U.S. may not reach herd immunity, experts say

Abigail Lee, Science and Technology Editor May 17, 2021

TheBroadcaster · U.S. may not reach herd immunity, experts say While herd immunity was previously thought of as the way to bring the pandemic to an end, experts say it is unlikely to be achieved. The...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientist reviews a plate with serological test samples. Serological testing is used to detect antibodies, which indicate past infection with the virus that causes COVID-19, and is important to the understand of disease prevalence within a population. (CDC/ James Gathany/Public Domain)

Reflecting on a full year of the Pandemic 

Adrianna Malena, World News Editor March 17, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Reflecting on a full year of the Pandemic It has been over a year since the coronavirus caused lockdowns all over the U.S, and the world. Living through a pandemic for an entire year...

Rise in Covid-19 Cases Leads CDC to Recommend Small Holiday Gatherings and Limited Travel

Caroline Glus and Lauren Cribbs January 9, 2021

According to the CDC, over 1 million COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last week. With the holidays approaching, officials have recommended gathering with family members only in your household. People...

Masks must continue to be worn after Covid-19 vaccination

Abigail Lee, Science and Technology Editor January 2, 2021

The FDA authorized the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on December 11, 2020, meaning vaccine doses will be shipped immediately around the U.S. Following CDC approval, millions of people may be vaccinated this...

Pictured is a sketch showing arrangement of restaurant tables and air conditioning airflow at site of outbreak of 2019 novel coronavirus disease in Guangzhou, China. The red circles indicate seating of individuals who were infected following eating at this restaurant; the individual in yellow was the source of the infection.  (CDC)

CDC Study Finds Coronavirus may be Spread by Air Conditioning

Maeve Reiter, Reporter April 28, 2020

An outbreak of COVID-19 was spread through the air conditioning in a restaurant in Guangzhou, China from January 26th to February 10th, 2020. Based on a study performed by the Centers for Disease...

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