Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • 2014 Partnership in Prevention Award Webinar to Be Held Nov. 21
    Infection preventionists are invited to participate in the Partnership in Prevention Award Webinar presented by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and the Society for ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Enhanced Airport Entry Screening to Begin for Travelers to the United States from Mali
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have added Mali to the list of Ebola-affected nations for which enhanced screening and monitoring measures will be taken. There are no direct flights from Mali to the United ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Releases New Reports on Ebola Cases in Liberia and the U.S.
    The effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is showing preliminary signs of progress in some counties, but maintaining and extending these trends will require sustained efforts, according to three early-release articles in the Centers for Disease Control and ...More
    2 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Disease Detective Describes Chasing Ambulances as Part of Ebola Response
    Ambulance chasing is a discouraged practice in the U.S. – but in Liberia it’s exactly what Neil, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) disease detective in the Center for Global Health, had to do as part of his efforts to stop the spread of Ebola at ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Watch a Live Ebola PPE Training Event Today, Nov. 7
    Today, Nov. 7, 2014, thousands of healthcare workers will participate in a large Ebola safety education session in Los Angeles. The CDC protocols for outpatient settings will be demonstrated for the first time, with more than 500 attendees on-site and 2,000 separate groups ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC is Increasing Supply of Ebola-Specific PPE for U.S. Hospitals
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered $2.7 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to increase Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) supplies to assist U.S. hospitals caring for Ebola patients. Products are being configured into 50 kits that ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • Chikungunya Outbreak Progresses in Caribbean, Central and South America
    Fall in the United States means residents in most of the country will see fewer mosquitoes and less risk of the diseases they spread. However, the chikungunya outbreak in Caribbean and Central and South American countries continues to spread with no sign of slowing down. ...More
    3 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Releases Two New Clinical Resources in the Fight Against Ebola
    To help inform U.S. healthcare workers in the fight against Ebola, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released two new resources, which are now available at http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/hcp/index.html. In partnership with Medscape, CDC has released a ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
  • CDC Explains the Basics of Strep Throat
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) explains that strep throat is a common type of sore throat in children, but it's not very common in adults. Healthcare professionals can do a quick test to detemine if a sore throat is strep throat and decide if antibiotics are needed. ...More
    4 weeks ago Posted in News
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