Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • Multi-state Outbreak of Salmonella Newport Infections Linked to Organic Sprouted Chia Powder
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating with public health officials in several states and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. Results from this ongoing investigation ...More
    June 2, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Launches New Website Addressing Sepsis
    Sepsis is a consequence of infection that is difficult to predict, diagnose, and treat. Patients who develop sepsis have an increased risk of complications and death and face higher healthcare costs and longer treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) ...More
    May 30, 2014 Posted in News
  • Measles Cases in the United States Reach 20-Year High
    Two hundred and twenty-eight cases of measles were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014. This is the largest number of measles cases in the United States reported in the first five ...More
    May 30, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Concludes Indiana MERS Patient Did Not Spread Virus to Illinois Business Associate
    After completing additional and more definitive laboratory tests, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials have concluded that an Indiana MERS patient did not spread the virus to an Illinois associate during a business meeting they had before the patient ...More
    May 29, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Updates Guidance on Infection Control for MERS
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated the Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Hospitalized Patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). The updated guidance added new information on: ...More
    May 21, 2014 Posted in News
  • Illinois Resident Who Had Contact With Indiana MERS Patient Tests Positive for Coronavirus
    Ongoing investigation of the first imported case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in the United States has identified evidence of apparent past MERS-CoV infection in an Illinois man who had close contact with the Indiana MERS ...More
    May 19, 2014 Posted in News
  • Second MERS Case in the U.S. is Confirmed
    A second imported case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was confirmed late night on May 11 in a traveler to the United States. This patient is a healthcare worker who resides and works in Saudi Arabia. This case is unlinked to the first U.S. imported case of MERS ...More
    May 12, 2014 Posted in News
  • New CDC Article Reiterates Importance of Administering Vaccines as Recommended
    The Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society has published a paper led by CDC epidemiologist Penina Haber, MPH, titled “Post-licensure Surveillance of Trivalent Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine in Children Aged  2-18 Years, Vaccine Adverse Event ...More
    May 9, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Issues Alert, Recommendations for Confirmed MERS-CoV Case in Indiana
    The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in the United States, identified in a traveler, was reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) on May 1, 2014, and ...More
    May 5, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Announces First Case of MERS in the U.S.
    Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was confirmed in a traveler to the United States. This virus is relatively new to humans and was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. “We’ve anticipated MERS reaching the US, and we’ve prepared for ...More
    May 5, 2014 Posted in News