Dr. Robert Redfield joined other top health officials in testifying in front of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to discuss federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention removed its updated guidance that suggested the virus could be suspended in the air and transmitted over distances greater than six feet on Monday.
The disease control agency updated its website amid a debate among scientists on how the coronavirus spreads.
"Blatant interference of senior HHS officials in the CDC guidelines is one of the most alarming things to have happened during this pandemic," the doctor wrote.
Four out of five American voters want public health restrictions amid the COVID-19 pandemic to either remain the same or become more strict, according to a poll released Thursday.
The White House chief of staff told reporters that Dr. Robert Redfield's vaccine timeline "is not consistent with what I have had personal interaction with."
"A COVID-19 vaccine is the thing that will get Americans back to normal everyday life," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield said Wednesday after being criticized by President Donald Trump for comments made earlier in the day.
CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said that "face masks are the most important, powerful public health tool we have" in fighting the spread of COVID-19 during a Senate hearing on Wednesday.
"I think we're probably looking at late second quarter, third quarter 2021," CDC Director Robert Redfield said when asked about a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
Scientists studied outbreaks of forms of E-coli which have caused eight deaths in the U.S. and Canada between 2009 to 2018.
The ticks were spotted for the first time in the United States in 2017.
"In these challenging times," said Simon Chairman, CEO and President David Simon, "we made the decision that we will not open on Thanksgiving Day."
The impacts of wildfire smoke are worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, so it is important to protect yourself and your family from the smoke's harmful pollutants.
The study found similar numbers of positive and negative patients who said they always wore a mask in public, but those who tested positive were more likely to have dined out in the 14 days before their diagnosis.
Researchers analyzed three outbreaks of COVID-19 at childcare facilities in Salt Lake County and found 12 children spread the virus to at least 12 of the 46 people they came into contact with at home.
Trump's NIH Director Condemns His Maskless Michigan Rally: 'Twisted Decision-Making That Makes No Sense'
"This is not a planet that has much promise for the future if something that is so straightforward can somehow get twisted into decision-making that really makes no sense," NIH Director Francis Collins said Thursday. "As a scientist, I'm pretty puzzled and rather disheartened."
She misrepresented statistics from the CDC and falsely claimed that less than 10,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the U.S.
Adam Carolla suggested on Twitter that those who are concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic "got played" because only the "old or sick" die from the virus.
Nirav D. Shah said the wedding has been linked to outbreaks at a rehabilitation center and at the York County Jail.
"What concerns me... is the fact that the number of individuals who were affected from that initial setting was higher than we would have anticipated," said Maine CDC director Dr. Nirav Shah.
Representative Michael Burgess called coronavirus testing "one of the arrows in the quiver" in the fight against COVID-19.
The testing method has been released nearly two weeks after the FDA found another contaminant in hand sanitizer products.
"Social gatherings such as weddings and receptions pose an elevated risk for virus transmission," Maine's CDC cautioned.
Three of the leading vaccine candidates—being developed by Moderna, Pfizer and AstraZeneca—began large-scale trials recently.
Robert Redfield said there is "nothing more important" than Americans getting vaccinated against the flu.
Individuals infected with salmonella may develop symptoms such as diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.
The project is a first for the U.S.
Several fires are burning around the Greater Bay Area, causing "unhealthy" air quality.
How long a person can remain immune to COVID-19 after contracting the virus and recovering from it has been the subject of research.