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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revised its guidelines for people who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. Now, instead of the standard 14-day quarantine it has been recommending, the CDC says that potential exposure warrants a quarantine of 10 or seven days, depending on one's test results and symptoms.

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Tennessee women’s rights groups are challenging a state law they say will interfere with the decision-making process for pregnant people undergoing drug-induced abortions.

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Tennessee has been chosen as one of four states in Pfizer’s pilot program to deliver its coronavirus vaccine. The drug company announced last week that its vaccine had been more than 90% effective in phase three trials.

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Children now make up at least 1 in 11 of all reported U.S. coronavirus cases.

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Leaders in government, education, and health care who make up the Bowling Green-Warren County Coronavirus Work Group presented an alert Tuesday about the dangerous escalation of COVID-19 in the region.

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The coronavirus pandemic and the upcomng holiday season present a real challenge for the nation's blood supply.  Now, the Red Cross is testing blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies to encourage donations.  

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With the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments Tuesday about the future of the Affordable Care Act, the upcoming decision will have a major impact on the health of Kentuckians. 

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  Hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients show no sign of slowing down in Tennessee, with a new high almost every day. But so far, the surge has not triggered the state’s plan to launch expanded sites for their care.

The alternative care sites in Nashville and Memphis have gone through “functional exercises” within the last few months to make sure they can launch quickly if needed, according to a Tennessee Department of Health spokesperson. But so far, they have not been ordered to activate.

Many routine cancer screenings have been postponed during the pandemic. But the director of the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute’s Leukemia program and author Dr.

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The percentage of middle school students in Kentucky using electronic cigarettes and other vaping products has doubled since 2017. 

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