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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the United States' agency for studying and containing disease outbreaks in the country. Use with the [united-states] tag

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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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Why hasn't the USA done a statistical sampling of COVID cases?

In all the media reports I have seen over the past few months with respect to the COVID pandemic, I have never heard about any statistically random testing done at any level (state, federal). From my ...
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Does the US Federal Government have a plan to vaccinate citizens?

It appears that several Coronavirus vaccine manufacturers may only be weeks away from FDA approval (Moderna expects December results). It is also reported by the US-HHS that some vaccine manufacturers ...
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Covid-19 public data accuracy, disclosure, and transparency

With the unprecedented move of the Trump administration to have state Covid-19 data sent to HHS instead of the CDC it warrants to know if any rules\regulations will work differently with this change ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...