Tag Archives: Urges

CDC Urges All Americans to Wear Face Masks as Death Count Rises

SUNDAY, April 5, 2020 — The White House announced new guidance on Friday that urges all Americans to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. As President Donald Trump told the American public about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation during a coronavirus task force briefing, he noted… Read More »

Thailand reports three new virus cases, urges disclosure of travel history

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand reported three new cases of a coronavirus on Wednesday, taking total infections to 40, health ministry officials said, criticizing patients for not disclosing their travel history. A student and school staff leave after the government announced a 14-day closure as they found a 8-year old student was infected with coronavirus, at… Read More »

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges

A national panel of health experts recommended on Tuesday that doctors screen all adult patients for illicit drug use, including improper use of prescription medications. But the group, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, stopped short of endorsing such screening for teenagers, a position that puts them at odds with major adolescent health groups.… Read More »