Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • Enhanced Ebola Screening to Start at Five U.S. Airports
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Customs & Border Protection (CBP) this week will begin new layers of entry screening at five U.S. airports that receive over 94 percent of travelers from the ...More
    October 9, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Unveils Interactive Web-based Model for Chikungunya Virus
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has unveiled a new, interactive web-based model that estimates where travelers infected with mosquito-borne chikungunya virus are likely to arrive and which areas are at risk of having new local transmission of the virus. ...More
    October 6, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Issues Alert on Evaluating Patients for Possible Ebola Virus Disease
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Alert Notice Advisory to remind healthcare personnel and health officials to: - Increase their vigilance in inquiring about a history of travel to West Africa in the 21 days before illness onset for ...More
    October 6, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Team Assisting Ebola Response in Dallas
    Ten experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – supported 24/7 by the CDC’s full Emergency Operations Center and Ebola experts in CDC’s Atlanta headquarters – have arrived in Texas and are working closely with Texas state and local ...More
    October 1, 2014 Posted in News
  • Ebola Outbreak is Nearing Possible End in Nigeria and Senegal
    The Ebola outbreak in Nigeria appears to be nearing a possible end due to a rapid response coordinated by Nigeria’s Emergency Operations Center with assistance from international partners, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The official ...More
    October 1, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC and Texas Health Department Confirm First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the U.S.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed today, through laboratory tests, the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States in a person who had traveled to Dallas from Liberia. The patient did not have symptoms when leaving West Africa, but ...More
    September 30, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Issues Alert on Acute Neurologic Illness with Focal Limb Weakness of Unknown Etiology
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working closely with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and Children’s Hospital Colorado to investigate a cluster of nine pediatric patients hospitalized with acute neurologic ...More
    September 30, 2014 Posted in News
  • A CDC Disease Detective Describes His Experience With the Ebola Outbreak
    Bucket showers. No internet. Generator-based power, so when the fuel ran out so did the electricity. Those were factors that Erik—one of CDC’s disease detectives recently deployed to Liberia—expected during his thirty-day trip abroad. But it was the ...More
    September 29, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Director Issues Statement on Ebola Outbreak
    Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued the following statement: "Ebola is a critical issue for the world community. This week’s meetings in New York and Washington are a critical opportunity for increased ...More
    September 23, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Develops New Modeling Tool for Response to Ebola Virus Disease
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a dynamic modeling tool called Ebola Response that allows for estimations of projected cases over time in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The Ebola Response modeling tool was used to construct scenarios to ...More
    September 23, 2014 Posted in News