CDC, health workers conducting random tests in Fulton, DeKalb
Health workers are knocking on doors around metro Atlanta this week to conduct random antibody tests to see how many people have been infected with the novel coronavirus. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — which is headquartered in Atlanta — has partnered with the Georgia Department... Read more
CDC recommends limiting events to 50 people
The CDC published interim guidance Sunday recommending “that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.” Read the full article: CNN Read more
CDC advising seniors to stay home as much as possible
Amid a coronavirus outbreak in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is encouraging older people and people with severe chronic medical conditions to “stay at home as much as possible.” This advice is on a CDC website that was posted Thursday, according to a CDC... Read more
Jimmy Carter returns to his church after brain surgery
Former President Jimmy Carter on Sunday quietly returned to his hometown church for the first time since his brain surgery last month. The 39th president was seated alongside his wife, Rosalynn, in the first row during services at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia. Read the full article: CNN Read more
Gainesville company’s hard-boiled eggs linked to listeria outbreak
A deadly, multistate outbreak of Listeria infections has been linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs, and retailers and consumers are warned not to serve, sell, use or consume the products. The peeled eggs were packaged in plastic pails by Almark Foods in Gainesville, Ga., according the Centers for Disease Control... Read more

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