Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • CDC Laboratories Produce First Genomic Sequence of Liberian Ebola
    With the largest Ebola outbreak in history raging through West Africa, understanding whether the virus is changing as it spreads through different populations can help responders know what treatments to use and also help research laboratories develop new tools to speed ...More
    1 hour ago Posted in News
  • CDC Issues Guidance to Improve Health and Safety at Public Pools
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued the first national Model Aquatic Health Code, guidelines that public pool operators can follow to help keep swimmers healthy and safe and that state and local health departments can use when they create or ...More
    4 days ago Posted in News
  • CDC Deployee Returns from West Africa by Charter Flight
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has returned a staff member from West Africa by charter flight after the employee had low-risk contact with an international health worker who recently tested positive for Ebola. The CDC staff member worked in close ...More
    5 days ago Posted in News
  • CDC Blog Addresses Safe Injection Practices in Dentistry
    Today, on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s Safe Healthcare Blog, Dr. John O’Keefe, chairman of the board for the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), shares his personal experience with observing unsafe injection ...More
    6 days ago Posted in News
  • Two U.S. Patients Recover from Ebola, Discharged from Hospital
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it is heartened to learn that the two U.S. citizens treated at Emory University Hospital for Ebola have been discharged from the hospital and can rejoin their families and communities. CDC has advised Emory ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • New CDC Video Addresses Infection Prevention and Control of Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals
    The Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa has increased the possibility of patients traveling from the affected countries to the United States. In the CDC Expert Commentary series on Medscape, Dr. David Kuhar, healthcare infection control team lead for the CDC Ebola ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • 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
    3 weeks 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
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
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