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Obesity increasing in U.S. adults, CDC report finds

Obesity, a risk factor for severe effects of COVID-19, continues to become more common, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twelve states now have a self-reported adult obesity prevalence of 35% or more, up from nine states in 2018 and six in 2017. Those 12 states are […]

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CDC: Coronavirus vaccine could arrive in October, November; asks states to prepare

CDC, HHS tells governors to ready ‘large-scale’ distribution of COVID-19 vaccine Reaction from Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel, NYU Langone professor of medicine. A coronavirus vaccine could be ready for distribution as early as October or November, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has told state officials, according to reports. The vaccine would first be […]