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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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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 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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TweetA congressional measure to restore funding to the CDC amid the government shutdown won’t adequately protect Americans from outbreaks of foodborne illnesses or other diseases, the Trust for America’s Healths said on Thursday. Dr. Jeffrey Levi, the executive director of … Read More »

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Supplement linked to acute hepatitis, sudden liver failure

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TweetPublic health officials recently warned that use of the dietary supplement OxyELITE Pro has been linked to the development of acute hepatitis and sudden liver failure among previously healthy young adults. Since Sept. 9, the Hawaii Department of Health has … Read More »

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CDC releases new rapid risk assessment for MERS-CoV

CDC reports measles cases escalating in the U.S.

CDC releases report on drug-resistant health threats

CDC awards $75.8 million to states to fight disease threats

CDC recommends immunizations for adults

CDC investigates Cyclospora outbreak

Researchers find CDC underestimated antibiotic resistance of infections

CDC advisory committee issues recommendation for egg-free vaccine option

CDC reports polio outbreak in Somalia and Kenya

Background mortality rates crucial to interpreting post-vaccination deaths

Expert doubts CDC promotion of influenza vaccine

CDC: We are getting closer to polio eradication

CDC looks to end Polio globally

U.S. pediatric deaths pass 100 from flu season

TB incidence rate drops 6.1 percent in 2012

CDC: Deadly, drug-resistant bacteria spreading in U.S. healthcare facilities

Drug-resistant bacteria on rise in U.S. hospitals

Flu vaccine effective in 56 percent of cases

CDC reports increasing use of immunization information systems

CDC says TB drug shortage to continue

Fiscal cliff deal avoids budget cuts with food safety implications

CDC releases report on HIV infections

CDC launches National Influenza Vaccination Week

CDC reports significant rise in flu activity