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  • First Case of Zika Virus Reported in Puerto Rico
    The Puerto Rico Department of Health reported on Dec. 31, 2015 the first locally acquired case of Zika virus infection in Puerto Rico.  Zika was confirmed in a resident of Puerto Rico with no known travel history. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...More
    January 4, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Influenza A Viruses Continue to Predominate
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seasonal influenza activity increased slightly in the United States. While influenza A (H3N2) viruses have been most common since October 1, in the past three weeks, ...More
    January 3, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC to Play Key Role in National Multidrug-Resistant TB Plan
    On Dec. 23, 2015, the White House released the National Action Plan to Combat Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB), which is a crucial step to address MDR-TB, a growing public health threat that reflects missed opportunities to find, cure and prevent TB. Despite ...More
    December 29, 2015 Posted in News
  • CDC Offers Tips for Protecting Yourself and Others From RSV
    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that can spread through coughing and sneezing. You can also get RSV by touching surfaces that have RSV on them, then touching your eyes, nose, or mouth. Most children get RSV by the time they are 2 years old. Healthy ...More
    December 29, 2015 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Circulating Flu Viruses Similar to Vaccine Virus Components
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seasonal influenza activity increased slightly in the United States. While influenza A (H3N2) viruses have been most common since October 1, in the past two weeks, ...More
    December 28, 2015 Posted in News
  • CDC Reviews Top Issues of 2015
    In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continued to work in the U.S. and globally to end infectious disease threats. By stopping disease where it starts, and by strengthening public health systems around the world, it helped keep Americans safer. The ...More
    December 27, 2015 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Flu Update: Select States Seeing Increase in Influenza-Like Illness
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), seasonal influenza activity remains low overall in the United States. For the week ending December 12, the proportion of people seeing their healthcare provider for ...More
    December 20, 2015 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • Protect Yourself and Others From Common Colds
    Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in seven to 10 days or so. Common colds are the main reason that children miss school and adults miss work. Each year in the United States, there are ...More
    December 14, 2015 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Flu Update: Influenza A Viruses are Most Frequently Identified Virus Type Reported
    According to this week’s FluView report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overall seasonal influenza activity increased slightly in the United States but remains low overall. For the week ending December 5, the proportion of people seeing ...More
    December 13, 2015 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene