13-Year-Old Gave COVID to 11 Relatives Across 4 States During Family Vacation: CDC

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Nearly a dozen people across four states were infected with the novel coronavirus by a 13-year-old girl during a three-week family vacation over the summer, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The teenager, whose identity remains anonymous, was exposed to COVID-19 during a “large outbreak” in June, leading her to take a coronavirus test four days later. She tested negative and was

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CDC says teen gave COVID-19 to 11 relatives across 4 states during a family vacation. Experts see a cautionary tale for holidays

A COVID-19 outbreak that infected 11 people across four states began with a 13-year-old girl who transmitted the virus during a three-week family vacation over the summer, according to a Centers for Disease Control report.



Cecile McLorin Salvant standing in front of a pool: Shelley Gavin, 55, gets a free COVID-19 test provided by Community Organized Relief Effort at I Grow Chicago in West Englewood on Aug. 31, 2020.


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Shelley Gavin, 55, gets a free COVID-19 test provided by Community Organized Relief Effort at I Grow Chicago in West Englewood on Aug. 31, 2020.

In Illinois — one of the

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Teen gave COVID-19 to 11 relatives during vacation

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A CDC report with a local connection shows that children can be super-spreaders of COVID-19.



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According to a Centers for Disease Control report, a 13-year-old girl in Cook County infected 11 people across four states – including Illinois – during a three-week family vacation over the summer.

The report said the initial patient was exposed to COVID-19 during a large gathering

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Mother gave blessing for daughter to go to Iraq two months before fateful trip, court hears

Two months before detouring from an Egyptian trip to take his daughter to Iraq, a Calgary man was given permission to take her to his homeland, he told his kidnapping trial Friday.



a person wearing a hat and smiling at the camera: Police claim Zahraa Al Aazawi was taken to Iraq illegally by her father.


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Police claim Zahraa Al Aazawi was taken to Iraq illegally by her father.

But the girl’s mother said the off-handed permission she gave her daughter to travel to Iraq at the end of

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