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Annual Report to the Nation Part 2: New cancer diagnoses fell abruptly early in the COVID-19 pandemic
New diagnoses of six major cancer types in the United States fell abruptly in early 2020, coinciding with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to findings from part 2 of the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer.
CDC recommends new vaccine to help protect babies against severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) illness after birth
Today, CDC recommended the first respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine for pregnant people to protect their newborn from severe RSV illness. RSV is the leading cause of hospitalization for U.S. infants. This new vaccine, Pfizer's bivalent RSVpreF vaccine (trade name Abrysvo TM), has been shown to reduce the risk of RSV hospitalization for babies by 57 percent in the first six months after birth.
On September 19, 2022, CDC announced the recipients of 13 funding awards to establish a first-of-its-kind national network, the Outbreak Analytics and Disease Modeling Network (OADMN).
New population data from 2022 show 22 states have an adult obesity prevalence at or above 35%, compared to 19 states in 2021, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
HHS Launches Bridge Access Program to Ensure Free COVID-19 Vaccination for Uninsured and Underinsured Adults
In April, HHS announced the 'HHS Bridge Access Program For COVID-19 Vaccines and Treatments Program'("Program") to maintain broad access to COVID-19 vaccines for millions of uninsured Americans.
CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes of COVID-19 illness this fall and winter. Updated COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna will be available later this week.
CDC Awards $279M to 49 States, the District of Columbia, and 40 Local Health Departments to Help Prevent Drug Overdoses
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) awarded $279 million to 49 states, the District of Columbia, and 40 local health departments to help stop overdoses within their communities.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching the Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements to support all U.S. hospitals in ensuring effective teams and resources are in place to be able to quickly identify sepsis and save more lives.
transcript for the Vital Signs telebriefing: One in 5 Women Reported Mistreatment While Receiving Maternity Care
Twenty percent of women surveyed reported experiences of mistreatment during pregnancy and delivery care, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. Mistreatment during maternity care was higher among Black (30%), Hispanic (29%), and multiracial (27%) women.
A CDC food safety alert regarding an outbreak of Listeria infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/ice-cream-08-23/index.html
CDC is releasing the latest provisional estimates for suicide deaths in the United States in 2022. The provisional estimates released today indicate that suicide deaths further increased in 2022.
CDC is recommending a new immunization starting this fall to help protect all infants under 8 months and some older babies at increased risk of severe illness caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
The CDC reports that between 2010 and 2022, there were more than 110,000 suspected cases of alpha-gal syndrome identified.
CDC to Launch "Bridge Access Program" in Fall 2023 to Provide Free COVID-19 Vaccines to Uninsured and Underinsured Adults
To help ensure that millions of uninsured and underinsured American adults continue to have access to no-cost COVID-19 vaccinations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching the Bridge Access Program for COVID-19 Vaccines this fall.
Statement from Deirdre Lawrence Kittner, PhD, MPH, Director, CDC's Office on Smoking and Health, on the passing of Becky Herner, Tips From Former Smokers® participant
It is with deep sadness that we share the loss of Becky Herner, a participant in CDC's Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign. Becky, a devoted mother, friend, and champion of anti-tobacco efforts, encouraged people who smoke to quit and others never to start.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) congratulates the Department of Defense (DoD), the Program Executive Office Assembled Chemical Weapons Alternatives (PEO ACWA), and CDC's Chemical Demilitarization (CDM) Program on the complete destruction of the United States chemical weapons stockpile on July 7, 2023.
Breakthrough Cures for Hepatitis C Still Fail to Reach the Vast Majority of Americans Who Need Them
Transcript for Hepatitis C telebriefing that took place on June 29, 2023.
CDC Recommends RSV Vaccine For Older Adults.