ATLANTA (AP) — The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky [pictured masked on left], who is up to date on her vaccinations, tested positive Friday night ... the CDC said in a statement.
“Consistent with CDC guidelines,
she is isolating at home and will participate in her planned meetings virtually,” the agency said. Senior staff and close contacts have been informed of her positive test and are monitoring their health.