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NJ urged to stop routine COVID testing in schools amid CDC update

Ahead of the new school year, there was a renewed call for New Jersey to drop its COVID-19 testing mandates, with one Republican state lawmaker saying they were no longer fully in line with federal recommendations. Senator Kristin Corrado, R.Passic, asked Governor Phil Murphy to immediately lift the authorization of COVID testing for unvaccinated teachers …

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CDC eases school guidance on quarantines, testing and screening

Placeholder while article actions are loading Federal officials on Thursday recommended a more relaxed approach to pandemic safety practices in the country’s schools, easing guidance on student quarantine, testing and screening at a time when mask requirements have been widely phased out. The revised guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — part …

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Overprescribing antibiotics amid covid pandemic helped fuel superbugs and deaths, CDC says

Reply to this story Remark The coronavirus pandemic sparked a spate of superbug infections and deaths in U.S. hospitals, wiping out years of progress in fighting one of modern medicine’s biggest public health challenges, according to a new analysis released Tuesday. by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2020, the first year of …

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