CDC Speaks Out Over China's Pneumonia Outbreak as Concerns Grow

Posted on AllSides November 28th, 2023
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is communicating with health officials in China as fears grow over an outbreak of infectious respiratory diseases that has caused clusters of pneumonia among children in the north of the country.

David Daigle, a spokesperson for the federal agency, told Newsweek that it would "continue to monitor the situation, collaborating with global health partners" over the increase in illness, and was "in touch with local health authorities and its country office in China."

The U.S. CDC has collaborated with its Chinese counterpart for over 30 years on a...

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