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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American Association of Kidney Patients
March 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the oldest and largest fully independent kidney patient organization in the nation,...
By The Associated Press
February 18, 2021
AP NEWS
LONDON -- The British government is backing four new studies to investigate why some people continue to have symptoms months after becoming sick with COVID-19.The Department of Health on...
Karen Kaplan
February 4, 2021
Los Angeles Times
Confusion over the terms 'variant' and 'strain' predate this coronavirus. It seems virologists never got around to defining their terms.
National Post Staff
February 3, 2021
nationalpost
Some experts are considering whether people should wear two masks to increase the likelihood of protecting themselves from more transmissible COVID-19 variants
Deborah Grayson Riegel
February 2, 2021
Harvard Business Review
Breaking up your day by going outside can boost your mood, brainpower, and creativity.
CDC Foundation
January 28, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Tech's Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI), with funding from the CDC Foundation and technical assistance from the...
January 26, 2021
@FinancialTimes
Today's top news: CDC urges US schools to curb indoor sport to prevent outbreaks. Hong Kong extends dining and social distancing rules for another week. Colombia's defence minister becomes the country's highest-profile victim of the pandemic.
December 24, 2020
International Business Times UK
The United States -- the worst-hit country in the world -- has already started inoculations, and its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that more than one million people have been vaccinated.
Angela Hart
December 22, 2020
Los Angeles Times
Gov. Gavin Newsom in July said he'd target businesses ignoring coronavirus public health orders. The state's reliance on education means violators face few consequences.
December 21, 2020
International Business Times UK
With vaccines on the move there is light at the end of the tunnel -- but Slaoui warned the situation will "get worse" before it gets better.
Connor Perrett
December 20, 2020
Business Insider
Lawmakers have early access to the vaccine due to 'continuity of government' protocols, but it won't be available to most Americans until next year.
Delta Dental Institute
December 14, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Delta Dental Institute published findings from a new analysis that demonstrate the need for federal agencies to install oral health...
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Graham Lawton, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
December 8, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
December 8, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
December 7, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Press Trust of India
December 7, 2020
@bsindia
Xavier Becerra was named Secretary of Health and Human Services
Novo Nordisk
December 5, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved an updated label for Saxenda® (liraglutide) injection 3...
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
December 4, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
December 3, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Michael Le Page, Clare Wilson, Jessica Hamzelou, Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
December 2, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
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