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Have there been any results of the CDC investigation in the Guatemala suspension of deportations allegedly due to Covid-19-infected deportees?

In an interesting twist of news from a month ago, Guatemala had suspended receiving deportations from the US saying that the US has sent them Covid-19-infected deportees. Well, one flight - the first ...
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Wild game markets and disease spread [closed]

Is the "wet markets" or "wild game markets" considered risky or unsafe by WHO, CDC, or epidemiologist because of the wild game being intermingled with other livestock, or because of the sanitary ...
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When Fauci called for China to shut down the “wet markets” (on Fox News) was he specific what he meant by that term?

A Politico article from Apr 3 says: A growing chorus of voices is urging China to shut down the country’s so-called wet markets, which have come under heightened scrutiny for their role as potent ...
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What is the difference between the CDC and the WHO as it pertains to the USA?

With regards to President Trump's defunding of the WHO, here's my question to get a bit more context: With respect to the stated objectives with regards to US national interests, what is the ...
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What did the US CDC say about COVID-19 human-to-human transmission between Jan 14 and 21?

From (answers to) a related question, the WHO had mostly changed their public stance on the human-to-human transmission of COVID-19 after Jan 22, while giving mostly "negative signals" on this matter ...
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Has the CDC (already) published these mask recommendations that Trump has just revealed?

The BBC had this on their live feed: 0:34 BREAKING: Health officials advise masks, Trump won't wear one President Donald Trump has announced the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now recommends that ...
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Who was responsible for deciding the CDC would produce all COVID-19 tests instead of immediately opening up test production to the private sector?

FactCheck.org considers Trumps claim that he inherited a broken CDC system to be 'misleading', and has given a long description of why they made that ruling. It effectively boils down to the claim ...
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Has (or have) the CDC “internal” memo(s) on the public use of masks been officially published or are they leaked?

A WaPo article stated that: March 31 Federal officials debating whether to recommend that face coverings be routinely worn in public are responding to increasing evidence that infected people without ...
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Why was the budget for the Center of Disease Control being cut drastically?

Right now, the CDC - according to The Trust for America's Health (TFAH)- says that the Center of Disease Control is underfunded by $4.5 billion and an act passed on December 22, 2017 cut $750 million ...
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How much funding (if any) does the CDC receive from private industry?

Does the CDC receive funding from pharmaceutical companies, or any other non-government agency or company? If so, how much money and from whom?
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Is the CDC Director really below the former Ambassadors to Palau?

I've been trying to determine the precedence of the CDC Director using The United States Order of Precedence and I was getting stuck. I don't see the position called out explicitly in the table, nor ...