Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • More Than 50 CDC Experts Battling Ebola in West Africa
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now has more than 50 disease detectives and other highly trained experts battling Ebola on the ground in West Africa – successfully deploying in less than two weeks the surge of help it promised within 30 days. ...More
    1 week ago Posted in News
  • CDC and APIC to Host Webinar on Ebola Preparations
    The recent Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa has increased the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to be prepared to safely manage a patient with suspected Ebola virus disease. Mark your calendars for a joint webinar on Ebola preparations with CDC and the ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC to Host Twitter Chat on Ebola and Infection Control
    The recent Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa has increased the need for U.S. healthcare facilities to be prepared to handle potential patients with Ebola virus disease. Additionally, two American citizens with Ebola virus disease have been medically evacuated ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Releases New Ebola Guidance for Laboratorians
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance for laboratorians and other healthcare personnel collecting or handling specimens in the United States on appropriate specimen collection, transport and testing of specimens from patients who ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC's Surge Response to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is rapidly increasing its ongoing efforts to curb the expanding West African Ebola outbreak and deploying staff to four African nations currently affected: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria. The outbreak began in ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • New Paper Addresses Patient Education in Preventing Infections During Cancer Treatment
    As patients with cancer increasingly obtain health education from the Internet, and one in three Americans turn to the Internet to diagnose a medical condition, a recent paper published in the August issue of the Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (CJON) discusses a ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Releases Infection Prevention Recommendations for Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in U.S. Hospitals
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Known or Suspected Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever in U.S. Hospitals. Standard, contact and droplet precautions are recommended for any ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
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