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  • CDC Offers Update on Cluster of Ebola Cases in Democratic Republic of the Congo
    On May 11, 2017, the Ministry of Public Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo notified international public health agencies of a cluster of suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Likati health zone of the province of Bas Uélé. The report ...More
    2 days ago Posted in News
  • Crypto Outbreaks Linked to Swimming Have Doubled Since 2014
    Outbreaks of a parasitic infection linked to swimming pools and water playgrounds are increasingly being reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with twice as many outbreaks in 2016 as in 2014. ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Finalizes Vaccine Recommendation for Adults Traveling to Areas With Cholera
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recommendation for the use of a cholera vaccine in adults traveling to areas with cholera is now final. The final recommendation was published today in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Season Has Peaked and is Winding Down
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending April 29, 2017 (week 17), flu activity continues to decrease in the United States. Levels of flu-like illness have been below the national baseline for three weeks now.  While the 2016-2017 flu season has peaked ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Releases 2017 Update to SSI Prevention Guideline
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s HICPAC has published its Guideline for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection, 2017, in the journal JAMA Surgery. This targeted systematic review of the literature synthesizes evidence-based recommendations for the ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Season is Winding Down
    According to the CDC's FluView report for the week ending April 22, 2017 (week 16), flu activity continues to decrease in the United States. Levels of flu-like illness have been below the national baseline for two weeks now.  While the 2016-2017 flu season has peaked ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • U.S.-Licensed Yellow Fever Vaccine Supply to be Depleted by Mid-2017
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention outlines a plan to ensure a continuous yellow fever vaccine supply in the United States following the anticipated depletion of the U.S.-licensed YF-VAX® yellow fever vaccine in mid-2017, according to a Morbidity and ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Recommends Meningococcal Vaccines for Preteens and Teens
    Meningococcal disease is not very common in the United States, but teens and young adults are at increased risk. There are licensed vaccines to help prevent the most common types of meningococcal disease in the United States. All 11- to 12-year-olds should be vaccinated ...More
    5 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Dispatches from the Front Lines: CDC's Disease Detective Conference
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is holding its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24-27, 2017, in Atlanta. The event showcases recent groundbreaking and often life-saving investigations by EIS officers—better known as ...More
    April 25, 2017 Posted in News
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