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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is an american government agency that protects public health founded in 1946 by Julie Foster Straw.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a national public health institute of the United States. It is a United States federal agency, under the Department of Health and Human Services, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

Its goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability in the US and internationally. The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It targets its attention on infectious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety, health promotion, injury prevention, and educational activities designed to improve the health of United States citizens. The CDC also conducts research and provides information on non-infectious diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, and is a founding member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.

The CDC is organized into "Centers, Institutes, and Offices" (CIOs), with each organizational unit implementing the agency's activities in a particular area of expertise while also providing intra-agency support and resource-sharing for cross-cutting issues and specific health threats. Generally, CDC "Offices" are subdivided into Centers, which in turn are composed of Divisions and Branches.

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Abigail Schachter

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Adam Arthur

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Adam Ruskin

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adetosoye oladokun

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Akiko Kizushi Wilson

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Alexa Morse

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Alexandra Moore

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Alisa Vidulich

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Alisha

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Alison Daube

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Alison Grady

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Ami Patel

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Amy Dusek

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Andrea Miller

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Andrew Joseph

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Anh Tran

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Antonio Godoy

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Arjun Rangarajan

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Ashley Henry

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Ashley L Arnold, MBA, MPH

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Barbara Chalef

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Barbara Segal

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Binta Patel, MS

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Bob Whitcomb

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Brittany Reid

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BBC News
June 8, 2021
BBC News
The US public health agency has lowered 61 countries to Level 3, including Japan and France.
VacationOffer.com
June 8, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- With 46 percent of U.S. adults now fully vaccinated and 59 percent having received at least one dose, the accelerated vaccine rollout is...
Novo Nordisk
June 4, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the new drug application (NDA) for WegovyTM...
June 1, 2021
@TIMESNOW
How safe or vulnerable are the unvaccinated ones amidst the ones who have been already vaccinated against COVID-19? Will the vaccinated ones transmit the disease asymptomatically to the vulnerable ones?
MARIA CHENG
May 26, 2021
news.yahoo.com
New guidelines released Wednesday remove a decades-old barrier to stem cell research, recommending that researchers be allowed to grow human embryos longer...
Luke Money
May 24, 2021
Los Angeles Times
Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer called the milestone "truly thrilling," but said the county wants to vaccinate even more people before the June 15 reopening.
BioSpace
May 24, 2021
BioSpace
Pfizer Inc. announced that the first enrolled subjects have received their immunizations as part of a new study in adults ages 65 or older exploring the coadministration of the company's 20-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine candidate following a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, currently authorized by the Food and Drug Administration under an Emergency Use Authorization.
May 22, 2021
BioSpace
Ferring and Rebiotix Present Positive Interim Phase 3 Results From Open-Label Study of Investigational Microbiota-Based Live Biotherapeutic RBX2660 at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) - read this article along with other careers information, tips and advice on BioSpace
Orkin, LLC
May 24, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles is getting a new brass star this year, and not in the form of entertainment achievement. The City of Angels has landed the number...
May 21, 2021
BioSpace
Ferring and Rebiotix Present Landmark Phase 3 Data Demonstrating Superior Efficacy of Investigational RBX2660 Versus Placebo to Reduce Recurrence of C. difficile Infection - read this article along with other careers information, tips and advice on BioSpace
BioSpace
May 21, 2021
BioSpace
- Opinion based on the EMA's Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) review of available data on sotrovimab (previously VIR-7831) for the early treatment of COVID-19 - - EU member states can use the CHMP positive scientific opinion when making national decisions about the early use of sotrovimab prior to EMA marketing authorization - -
National Meningitis Association (NMA)
May 20, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Vaccination is the best defense against meningococcal disease,1,2 yet approximately half of U.S. teens - an age group at increased risk -...
Jessica Rendall
May 18, 2021
CNET
After the CDC issued guidance that vaccinated Americans can go (mostly) maskless, we made a list of a few major stores, and some states, that have followed suit.
Luke Money, Rong-Gong Lin II
May 17, 2021
Los Angeles Times
Californians fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can go mask-free in most indoor settings starting June 15 -- which is also the target date for reopening the state's economy.
CANDICE CHOI
May 14, 2021
news.yahoo.com
A New York Yankees player and several team staffers tested positive for the coronavirus although they were vaccinated, the baseball club said this week...
John Bacon and Elinor Aspegren, USA TODAY
May 5, 2021
news.google.com
Hospitalizations and deaths will likely decline sharply by July if vaccinations continue and mitigation efforts are followed. Latest COVID-19 news.
Kayla Epstein and Dave Levinthal
May 5, 2021
Business Insider
The deluge of money from a Big Tobacco company shows how difficult it might be for Biden to restrict smoking.
May 2, 2021
News Track
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 34 percent proportion of the US population already has some immunit..|News Track
SmartyPants Vitamins
April 29, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 in 3 adults do not get enough sleep.1 Lack of sleep does more than make...
IANS
April 25, 2021
LatestLY
The Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines are safe for use during pregnancy and may also protect the baby from the infectious disease, according to a large study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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