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CDC says its testing fail didn’t hurt US response. Experts disagree

Enlarge / Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), attends an event about coronavirus vaccine development in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty | Drew Angerer The botched rollout of COVID-19 testing did not cripple the country’s early response to the …

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Recovered COVID-19 patients test positive but not infectious, data finds

Enlarge / Medical staff transport patients of a sanatorium where mass coronavirus infections occurred to hospital in Daegu, South Korea, March 19, 2020. Getty | Lee Sang-ho | Xinhua News Agency People who recover from COVID-19 but test positive for the virus again days or weeks later are not shedding viral particles and are not …

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COVID-19 wallops meat plant workers; shortages hit shelves, fast food

Enlarge / Smithfield Foods pork plant in South Dakota is closed indefinitely in the wake of its coronavirus outbreak. Getty | Kerem Yucel Meat- and poultry-processing facilities have become hotspots for COVID-19 outbreaks, with cases spreading in over 100 plants across the country. Federal and state public health researchers reported Friday, May 1, that at …

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