Tag Archives: CDC

CBP Enacts ‘Enhanced Health Screening’ as Chinese Coronavirus Comes to U.S.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials implemented “enhanced health screening” for travelers arriving at key U.S. airports from Wuhan, China. The action by CBP officials follows the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States on Tuesday.

CDC: Season’s Flu Vaccine ‘Mismatch’ for Main Strain Hitting Children

The flu season is far from over, yet a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states this season’s vaccine for the flu strain primarily affecting children is only a 58 percent match.

CDC: Youth Suicide Rate Up 56% in Decade, Homicide Rate Up 18% After Decline

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds, after a period of stability between 2000 and 2007, the suicide rate among children and adolescents aged 10-24 increased 56 percent between 2007 and 2017.

Chuck Schumer to Ask Trump to Use $5 Billion Border Wall Funding to Combat Gun Violence

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Tuesday that he will ask President Donald Trump to use his $5 billion set aside for border wall construction to combat gun violence and white supremacy.