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New U.S Global Health Security Strategy Advances Commitment to Protect Americans and People Around the World from Emerging Health Threats

6 hours 52 min ago
Advancing the Administration's commitment to protect the American people from the next pandemic, the White House today released The United States Government Global Health Security Strategy (GHSS) 2024, which acknowledges that the United States and the international community can only achieve global, sustainable health security by working with all countries.

CDC Investigating Harmful Reactions to Counterfeit Botox

Sun, 04/14/2024 - 21:00
A CDC investigation notice has been posted regarding harmful reactions in people who received counterfeit or otherwise mishandled botox: https://www.cdc.gov/botulism/outbreaks/harmful-reactions-botox-injections.html

CDC Data Modernization Efforts Accelerate Nation's Ability to Detect and Rapidly Respond to Health Threats

Thu, 04/11/2024 - 09:02
Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched its updated Public Health Data Strategy for 2024-2025 and a companion 2023 Lookback Report.

CDC Data Modernization Efforts Accelerate Nation's Ability to Detect and Rapidly Respond to Health Threats

Wed, 04/10/2024 - 21:00
Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched its updated Public Health Data Strategy for 2024-2025 and a companion 2023 Lookback Report.

Transcript for Vital Signs: Health-Related Social Needs Can Keep Women from Getting Lifesaving Mammograms

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 12:44
Transcript for Vital Signs: Health-Related Social Needs Can Keep Women from Getting Lifesaving Mammograms

Cost and Access Are Not the Only Barriers Women Face in Getting Lifesaving Mammograms

Tue, 04/09/2024 - 10:02
A new CDC Vital Signs study finds that only about 65% of women ages 50-74, with three or more health-related social needs, are up to date with their mammograms.Breast cancer causes more than 40,000 deaths in women each year in the United States, and screening mammograms have been shown to reduce breast cancer deaths.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Infection Reported in a Person in the U.S.

Mon, 04/01/2024 - 11:25
April 1, 2024-A person in the United States has tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N1) virus ("H5N1 bird flu"), as reported by Texas and confirmed by CDC.

CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's Impact Wellbeing(TM) Campaign Releases Hospital-Tested Guide to Improve Healthcare Worker Burnout

Mon, 03/18/2024 - 07:29
As part of the first federal campaign to address healthcare worker burnout, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) today released an evidence-informed and actionable guide for the nation's hospital leaders to improve healthcare worker wellbeing - Impact Wellbeing(TM) Guide: Taking Action to Improve Healthcare Worker Wellbeing.

CDC Statement on the President's Fiscal Year 2025

Mon, 03/11/2024 - 12:31
Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released the President's Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2025. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) budget request for FY 2025 includes $9.683 billion in discretionary budget authority, Prevention and Public Health Funds, and Public Health Service Evaluation Funds, which is $521.1 million over the FY 2023 appropriation.

CDC study shows effectiveness of RSV immunization for infants

Thu, 03/07/2024 - 12:04
New data released today in CDC's MMWR show that nirsevimab, a long-acting monoclonal antibody product, was highly effective in protecting infants from hospitalizations associated with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

CDC updates and simplifies respiratory virus recommendations

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 21:00
CDC released today updated recommendations for how people can protect themselves and their communities from respiratory viruses, including COVID-19.

Older Adults Now Able to Receive Additional Dose of Updated COVID-19 Vaccine

Wed, 02/28/2024 - 14:29
Today, CDC Director Mandy Cohen endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) recommendation for adults ages 65 years and older to receive an additional updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccine dose.

CDC Warns of E. Coli outbreak linked to raw milk cheese

Tue, 02/20/2024 - 06:56
Ten people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli have been reported from four states. Four people have been hospitalized and one person developed hemolytic uretic syndrome. This is a serious condition that can cause kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.

CDC's Tips From Former Smokers® Launches New Ads to Encourage People to Quit Smoking

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 03:00
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign returns today with new ads to encourage people to quit smoking.

CDC Opens New East Asia and Pacific Regional Office in Japan

Mon, 02/05/2024 - 03:00
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Mandy Cohen celebrated the opening of the new CDC East Asia and Pacific (EAP) regional office in Tokyo, Japan.