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Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 12:00
Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak, November 19, 2020.

50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products

Thu, 11/19/2020 - 10:25
Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today show that approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported currently using a tobacco product in 2019, with about 80% of those adults reporting that they use combustible products such as cigarettes.

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 14:10
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Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ends

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 08:05
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joins the global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in Equateur Province.

CDC Expands U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with new Social Determinants of Health Module

Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:45
The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded the U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with a new social determinants of health (SDOH) module to help identify under-resourced areas of the United States and assess the potential impact of health disparities on diabetes burden and risk factors.

CDC Awards $1.5 Million for Research to Reduce Exposures to Workplace Hazards through Robotic Technology

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 13:00
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded $1.5 million over three years to the University of Illinois at Chicago and Worcester Polytechnic Institute to fund projects aimed at reducing workers' exposures to hazards through the development and use of collaborative robots, or co-robots.

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating outbreak of E. coli infections

Tue, 11/10/2020 - 15:00
A CDC Investigation Notice regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli 0157:H7 infections has been posted.

CDC Issues Framework for Resuming Safe and Responsible Cruise Ship Passenger Operations

Fri, 10/30/2020 - 11:05
Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises.

CDC Opens New South America Regional Office in Brazil

Fri, 10/30/2020 - 08:05
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today opened its new South America regional office in Brasilia, Brazil. The new regional office strengthens CDC's ability to meet its mission of protecting Americans by responding more rapidly to health threats wherever they occur and building key relationships to tackle shared health priorities.

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week: Get the Facts - and Get Your Home and Child Tested

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 16:05
U.S. health, housing, and environmental agencies warn that some 3.6 million U.S. families risk permanent harm to their children because their homes are contaminated with lead-based paint.

CDC investigating Multistate Outbreak of Listeria Infections Linked to Deli Meats

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 14:35
A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes infections has been posted.

CDC Media Telebriefing Transcript on Operation Warp Speed

Fri, 10/23/2020 - 06:05
CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

HHS Secretary Alex Azar and CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield to give update on COVID-19 response, Operation Warp Speed

Tue, 10/20/2020 - 18:25
Credentialed media are invited to join Secretary Azar and Dr. Redfield for a press briefing and Q&A.

CDC and the American Mosquito Control Association Collaborate on First-ever Comprehensive Resources for Mosquito Control in Areas Affected by Natural Disasters

Tue, 10/13/2020 - 11:55
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) have collaborated to provide the first-ever comprehensive volume of resources to guide mosquito control in areas affected by natural disasters, such as hurricanes and flooding in this special edition of the Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association (JAMCA).

CDC shares guidance on how to stay safe during and after Hurricane Delta

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 13:05
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is sharing important information to keep you and your family safe during and immediately after Hurricane Delta.

CDC Updates "How COVID is Spread" Webpage

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 10:55
Today, CDC issued updated guidance to its How COVID-19 Spreads website, which includes information about the potential for airborne spread of the virus that causes COVID-19.

CDC Medical Officer Honored with 2020 Sammies Award

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 07:30
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) health scientist Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., MPH, has been awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal® by the Partnership for Public Service.

CDC investigating Salmonella outbreaks linked to pet bearded dragons, pet hedgehogs

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 21:00
CDC is investigating two separate multistate Salmonella illness outbreaks, one linked to contact with pet bearded dragons and one linked to contact with pet hedgehogs.

Cruise Ship No Sail Order Extended Through October 31, 2020

Wed, 09/30/2020 - 19:35
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today the extension of a No Sail Order for cruise ships through October 31, 2020. This order continues to suspend passenger operations on cruise ships with the capacity to carry at least 250 passengers in waters subject to U.S. jurisdiction.

Salmonella Investigation Update

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 15:10
A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Stanley infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/stanley-09-20/index.html