CDC wins Franz Edelman Award for collaboration with Kid Risk, Inc.

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TweetThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was awarded the 2014 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences on Monday for its collaboration with Kid Risk, Inc. in fighting polio. “Through collaborations with Kid Risk, … Read More »

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ACIP issues 2014 changes for immunization schedules

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TweetThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently issued its recommendations for immunizing individuals through the age of 18, according to the CDC. The ACIP recommendations included several changes to the previous immunization schedules. … Read More »

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CDC releases it’s emergency preparedness report

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TweetThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its 2013-2014 Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response report on Wednesday, stating emergency preparedness plans are critical for national health security. “CDC support for state emergency preparedness is vital to the … Read More »

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CDC issues update on meningococcal disease outbreak at UCSB

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TweetThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced it is moving forward with an investigational new drug application to use a meningococcal vaccine to respond to a November outbreak in California. There were four confirmed cases of serogroup … Read More »

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CDC issues travel advisory due to confirmed cases of Chikungunya

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TweetThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel advisory for U.S. persons traveling to the Caribbean on Wednesday after the first cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya viral infections were confirmed in St. Martin. The World Health Organization recently reported … Read More »

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CDC Foundation receives $13.5 million for meningitis, rotavirus vaccines

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TweetThe CDC Foundation announced on Tuesday that it received $13.5 million in grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to advance the implementation of meningitis and rotavirus vaccines. The grants will allow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and … Read More »

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CDC pushes for increase in vaccination rate against influenza

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TweetIn observance of National Influenza Vaccination Week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on Thursday that highlighted the benefits of getting vaccinated against the influenza virus. The CDC estimated that flu vaccinations prevented 6.6 million flu-related … Read More »

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CDC study: Vaccinations, early treatment keys to preventing pediatric flu deaths

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TweetThe CDC urged parents to have children ages six months and older vaccinated for influenza and to expedite medical care to children who develop flu-like symptoms in a study that examined flu-related pediatric deaths and was published on Monday in … Read More »

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Health group says government shutdown hurts public health

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TB incidence rate drops 6.1 percent in 2012

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