Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)


  • MERS-CoV Not Spread to Household Members or Healthcare Contacts of the Two U.S. Cases
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has now confirmed that neither of the two imported cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the United States spread the virus to any of their household members or to the healthcare workers who treated the two ...More
    June 17, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Investigates Ongoing Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Chia Products
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning the public about an ongoing outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to products containing chia powder. Chia powder is made from small chia seeds that are sprouted and ground into powder. It is often added to ...More
    June 16, 2014 Posted in News
  • CDC Report Says Patients Harmed by Drug Diversion
    When prescription medicines are stolen or used illegally, it is called drug diversion. One aspect of drug diversion that is not well recognized involves healthcare providers who steal controlled substances for their personal use. A report authored by experts from the ...More
    June 3, 2014 Posted in News
  • Multi-state Outbreak of Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli O121 Infections Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is collaborating with public health officials in Idaho and Washington and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to investigate a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) infections. ...More
    June 2, 2014 Posted in News
  • 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