Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • CDC Provides Estimate of Americans Diagnosed with Lyme Disease Annually
    Preliminary estimates released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that the number of Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year is around 300,000. The preliminary estimates were presented Sunday night in Boston at the 2013 International ...More
    August 19, 2013 Posted in News
  • CDC Releases Updated Health Information for International Travel
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released the online version of the 2014 edition of CDC Health Information for International Travel, commonly known as the “Yellow Book.” Nicknamed for its yellow cover, this is the ultimate guide for healthy ...More
    August 6, 2013 Posted in News
  • Cyclosporiasis Case Count Climbs to 425
    On June 28, 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was notified of two laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in Iowa residents who had become ill in June and did not have a history of international travel during the 14 days before the onset ...More
    August 5, 2013 Posted in News
  • CDC Update: 378 Cases of Cyclospora Infection Reported
    On June 28, 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was notified of two laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in Iowa residents who had become ill in June and did not have a history of international travel during the 14 days before the onset ...More
    July 31, 2013 Posted in News
  • Investigation of Cyclosporiasis Outbreak Continues
    As of July 25, 2013 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been notified of 321 cases of Cyclospora infection in residents of multiple states and one city, including Iowa, Nebraska, Texas, Florida, New York City, Wisconsin, Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, ...More
    July 26, 2013 Posted in News
  • CDC Issues Health Alert About Variant Influenza Virus (H3N2v) Infections
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Alert Network Health Advisory to provide an update on H3N2 variant virus (H3N2v) activity and summarize the agency's updated H3N2v case definitions and recommendations for H3N2v surveillance for the ...More
    July 8, 2013 Posted in News
  • CDC Blog Addresses Cleaning Dialysis Stations Between Patients
    The CDC, in collaboration with the Dialysis Bloodstream Infection Prevention Collaborative, has recently developed several new tools to prevent bloodstream infections among outpatient hemodialysis patients. Most recently, a new checklist tool for Dialysis Station Routine ...More
    July 2, 2013 Posted in News, Environmental Hygiene
  • June 27 is National HIV Testing Day
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for everyone at least once as a part of routine healthcare, and for high-risk groups more often. This year marks the 19th annual National HIV Testing Day, a time to ...More
    June 24, 2013 Posted in News
  • ACIP Recommends Influenza Vaccine Option for Persons with Egg Allergy
    The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted today, 13-0, in favor of recommending FluBlok during the 2013-2014 influenza seasons for vaccination of persons 18 through 49 years of age with egg allergy of any severity. FluBlok was licensed by the Food and ...More
    June 20, 2013 Posted in News
  • Expert Discusses New Guideline on Organ Transplant Safety in CDC Blog
    Today on CDC’s Safe Healthcare Blog, Dr. Matthew J. Kuehnert, director of CDC’s Office of Blood, Organ, and Other Tissue Safety, discussesrecommendations to reduce transmission of HIV and hepatitis through solid organ transplantation, so that patients can be protected to ...More
    June 19, 2013 Posted in News