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Autism Prevalence Higher, According to Data from 11 ADDM Communities
One in 36 (2.8%) 8-year-old children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to an analysis published today in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
TB is Still Here - New CDC Data Show U.S. Cases Increased Again in 2022
Preliminary TB data released by CDC ahead of World TB Day show that the number of U.S. TB disease cases increased 5% in 2022 to 8,300 cases. CDC is calling on healthcare providers and communities disproportionately affected by TB to Think. Test. Treat TB.
CDC Acquires 465-Acre Site in Mace, West Virginia for Research Facility
CDC, along with the General Services Administration, today announced the acquisition of a site in Mace, West Virginia for a new facility that will focus on the mining industry and advance the agency's research capabilities.
Increasing Threat of Spread of Antimicrobial-resistant Fungus in Healthcare Facilities
Candida auris (C. auris), an emerging fungus considered an urgent antimicrobial resistance (AR) threat, spread at an alarming rate in U.S. healthcare facilities in 2020-2021, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
U.S.-Led Global Effort Dramatically Increases Number of People Receiving Lifesaving HIV Treatment in Less than Two Decades
A new analysis from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that the number of people receiving lifesaving HIV treatment through PEPFAR has increased 300 times in under 20 years, from 2004 to 2022.
CDC and ATSDR Staff Begin Next Steps in ACE Investigation in East Palestine, Ohio
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) are preparing for the next phase of the Assessment of Chemical Exposure (ACE) investigation to assess the health impacts of the February 3 train derailment that occurred in East Palestine, Ohio.
FDA and CDC Response to the Florida Surgeon General
FDA and CDC Response to the Florida Surgeon General regarding COVID-19 vaccine safety.
CDC Statement on President's Fiscal Year 2024 Budget
Today, the Biden Administration released the President's FY 2024 budget. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) budget request for FY 2024 includes $11.581 billion in discretionary budget authority, Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF), and PHS Evaluation Funds.
New Funding Opportunities for States, Cities, and Territories to Strengthen Overdose Surveillance and Prevention Efforts
The CDC is announcing two new Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) today under its Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) program to advance the critical work that health departments and communities play in driving down overdose deaths.
Transcript: YRBS Telebriefing
Transcript for YRBS telebriefing which highlighted U.S. teen girls experiencing increased sadness and violence.
U.S. Teen Girls Experiencing Increased Sadness and Violence
According to new CDC data released today, nearly 3 in 5 (57%) U.S. teen girls felt persistently sad or hopeless in 2021-double that of boys, representing a nearly 60% increase and the highest level reported over the past decade.
Transcript: Black and Hispanic Patients on Dialysis Have Higher Rates of Staph Bloodstream Infections
Transcript for January Vital Signs Telebriefing: Black and Hispanic Patients on Dialysis Have Higher Rates of Staph Bloodstream Infections.
Black and Hispanic Patients on Dialysis Have Higher Rates of Staph Bloodstream Infections
Adults on dialysis treatment for end-stage kidney disease were 100 times more likely to have a Staphylococcus aureus (staph) bloodstream infection than adults not on dialysis during 2017-2020, according to a new Vital Signs report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Whooping cough vaccination during pregnancy benefits US infants
A CDC study published today provides further evidence that Tdap vaccination during pregnancy helps protect newborns from whooping cough during their first two months of life, when they are most vulnerable to the disease.
CDC launches website to help consumers find free COVID-19 testing sites
Today CDC launched the COVID-19 Testing Locator website, which will allow consumers to search for free COVID-19 testing sites near them.
Statement from Deirdre Lawrence Kittner, PhD, MPH, Director, CDC's Office on Smoking and Health on the passing of Brian Hayden, <em>Tips From Former Smokers</em>® participant
We are deeply saddened by the passing of Brian Hayden, a participant in CDC's Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign and a proud military veteran, husband to his beloved wife Denise, father, grandfather and friend.
Transcript for Vaccine Telebriefing
Transcript for Vaccine Telebriefing
Ebola Outbreak Over in Uganda
The CDC joins the Government of Uganda and the global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda.
CDC Announces Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement from Air Passengers Entering the United States from the People's Republic of China
CDC is announcing today that it will implement a requirement for a negative COVID-19 test or documentation of recovery for air passengers boarding flights to the United States originating from the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, beginning January 5, 2023, at 12:01 AM ET.
Statement from Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Director of CDC's NCCDPHP, on Extended Growth Charts for Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity
Statement from Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Director CDC's National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion on Extended Growth Charts for Children and Adolescents with Severe Obesity