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Traditional trick-of-treating a no-no, but MDH say there are ways to make it safer

There are safer ways to do trick-or-treating than going door-to-door, health officials say.

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CDC re-issues guidance on how COVID-19 can spread via the air

Last month, the CDC updated its guidance and then removed it. Now it's back up – sort of.

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Dinner with extended family? CDC issues Thanksgiving COVID-19 guidance

An outdoor dinner with a small group is considered a moderate-risk activity.

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COVID-19 survey teams withdraw from MN due to racism, intimidation

The survey was aimed at learning more about COVID-19's spread in Minnesota.

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In new guidance, CDC acknowledges that COVID-19 is airborne

Scientists have said the virus can spread via aerosol transmission, but the CDC and WHO's guidance on the virus did not reflect that.

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MN health officials criticize CDC change to COVID-19 testing guidelines

The MDH wants asymptomatic people who may have been exposed to get tested.

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CDC: Acute Flaccid Myelitis increase could join COVID-19, flu this fall

It's an extremely rare condition, with between 0-11 cases in Minnesota each year since 2014.

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CDC releases new data showing trends of who is dying from COVID-19

Underlying medical conditions, especially diabetes, are common among people who died with the coronavirus.

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CDC: Study suggests COVID-19 can be harder on pregnant women

The study doesn't come without faults, though there is enough info to suggest symptoms can be worse for pregnant women.

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CDC recommends wearing a fabric mask if social distancing can't be maintained

The CDC is urging Americans to wear fabric masks in places where it's hard to maintain distance from others.

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Upon return to MSP, travelers from COVID-19 countries say they weren't screened

The mandatory screening for 26 of 28 countries didn't begin until March 14.

How to prepare your home for the coronavirus outbreak

The virus is spreading, but you shouldn't panic – just be prepared.

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At least 1 Minnesota illness linked to national E. coli outbreak

Romaine lettuce from Salinas, CA, is the culprit.

7th MN child diagnosed with disease that attacks nervous system

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating.