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  • CDC Issues Interim Travel Guidance Related to Zika Virus for 14 Countries
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a travel alert (Level 2-Practice Enhanced Precautions) for people traveling to regions and certain countries where Zika virus transmission is ongoing: Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, ...More
    January 18, 2016 Posted in News
  • Health Officials Exploring Possible Association Between Zika Virus and Microcephaly
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it is aware of reports of increased numbers of babies born with microcephaly (smaller than expected head size) in Brazil. The Ministry of Health (MOH) of Brazil says it is concerned about a possible association ...More
    January 14, 2016 Posted in News
  • CDC Flu Update: Influenza-Like Illness is Above National Baseline
    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 four weeks ...More
    January 10, 2016 Posted in News, Hand Hygiene
  • CDC Offers Tips on How to Recognize, Treat Conjunctivitis
    Pink eye – or conjunctivitis – is common and spreads easily. It sometimes needs medical treatment, depending on the cause. Know the symptoms, when to seek treatment, and how to help prevent it. Conjunctivitis is one of the most common and treatable eye ...More
    January 5, 2016 Posted in News
  • 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