News tagged with "CDC"

CDC Updates COVID-19 Transmission Webpage to Clarify Information About Types of Spread

May 22, 2020

The primary and most important mode of transmission for COVID-19 is through close contact from person-to-person. Based on data from lab studies on COVID-19 and what we know about similar respiratory diseases, it may be possible that a person can get COVID-19 by touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and…

CDC Plans Sweeping COVID-19 Antibody Study in 25 Metropolitan Areas

May 18, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) plans a nationwide study of up to 325,000 people to track how the new coronavirus is spreading across the country into next year and beyond.