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Allyson Felix, track and field star, joins Hear Her campaign to raise awareness about maternal mortality

Wed, 03/03/2021 - 05:25
CDC is pleased to announce that Allyson Felix, an elite track and field athlete and U.S. Olympian, has joined the Hear Her campaign to share her story and raise awareness about urgent warning signs that could indicate life-threatening complications during and in the year after pregnancy.

CDC to Require Airlines to Collect Contact Information from Passengers from DRC and Guinea

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 10:42
Starting Thursday, March 4, 2021, airlines and other aircraft operators will be required to collect and transmit contact information to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for appropriate public health follow-up and intervention for all passengers boarding a flight to the United States who were in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or the Republic of Guinea within the 21 days before their arrival in the United States.

CDC's Tips From Former Smokers® Campaign Returns With New Ads

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 03:55
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign enters its 10th year today with new ads that encourage people who smoke to quit.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' Recommendation to Use Janssen's COVID-19 Vaccine in People 18 and Older

Sun, 02/28/2021 - 14:39
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CDC has updated its food safety alert for a <em>Listeria</em> outbreak linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 21:00
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USG to Initiate Public Health Measures to Respond to Ebola in Guinea and DRC

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 07:48
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Listeria Outbreak Update CDC warns to avoid all Cheese Sold Under the Brand Name El Abuelito

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 14:25
CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Listeria outbreak linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 07:33
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a virtual National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine for vaccine practitioners and champions.

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

Fri, 02/19/2021 - 13:29
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a virtual National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine for vaccine practitioners and champions.

CDC Offers Winter Safety Tips

Wed, 02/17/2021 - 16:05
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been closely following the extreme weather events across the country and offers these tips to help keep you and your family safe.

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 18:58
Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

CDC Food Safety Alert: CDC investigating fast-moving outbreak of Listeria infections

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 13:08
A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating fast-moving outbreak of Listeria infections

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 13:08
A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Fri, 02/12/2021 - 06:52
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

CDC investigating multistate <em>E. coli</em> outbreak with unknown food source

Wed, 02/03/2021 - 16:11
A CDC Investigation Notice about a new multistate outbreak of E. coli O157: E. coli Outbreak with Unknown Food Source.

CDC requires wearing of face masks while on public transportation and at transportation hubs

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 21:00
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Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium

Fri, 01/29/2021 - 13:05
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed an extension to the order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This extension will carry this order that was scheduled to expire January 31, 2021 through March 31, 2021.

South Carolina detects first US cases associated with variant first detected in South Africa

Thu, 01/28/2021 - 09:10
CDC is aware that the first US documented cases of the B 1.351 variant of SARS-CoV-2, which was first detected in South Africa, have been identified in South Carolina.

CDC estimates 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a sexually transmitted infection

Mon, 01/25/2021 - 11:00
New data published by the CDC estimate that on any given day in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The analyses, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, show the burden of diagnosed and undiagnosed STIs in the U.S. and the estimated medical costs associated with STIs.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 19:25
Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium.