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'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Title 42 Order Reassessment and Exception for Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children

Today, CDC is issuing an Order confirming the exception for unaccompanied noncitizen children (UC) from the Order suspending the right to introduce certain persons into the United States (U.S.).

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC and Texas Confirm Monkeypox In U.S. Traveler

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed on July 15 a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the United States.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC warns of Salmonella infections linked to BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch Salad

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-07-21/index.html

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Vaccine Boosters

The United States is fortunate to have highly effective vaccines that are widely available for those aged 12 and up. People who are fully vaccinated are protected from severe disease and death, including from the variants currently circulating in ...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Annual Report to the Nation: Rapid Decrease in Lung Cancer and Melanoma Deaths Lead Overall Continued Decline in Cancer Death Rate

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Sharp Declines in Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

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'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: More than 300 new Salmonella illnesses reported in outbreaks linked to backyard poultry

A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-21/index.html

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Director Extends the Eviction Moratorium for 30 days

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC and HHS Award $200 Million for Disease Intervention Specialist Workforce

On June 18, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 59 jurisdictions with $200 million to bolster support and enhance  the disease intervention specialists (DIS) workforce.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Declared Over

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC COVID-19 Study Shows mRNA Vaccines Reduce Risk of Infection by 91 Percent for Fully Vaccinated People

A new CDC study finds the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) reduce the risk of infection by 91 percent for fully vaccinated people.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH

On May 12, 2021, CDC recommended use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in people aged 12 years and up based on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in adolescents following clinical trials. At the time, there was a growing body of evidence that dem...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on 40 years since CDC published its first report on HIV in the United States

Forty years ago, CDC first reported on Pneumocystis pneumonia in five previously healthy young gay men in Los Angeles. Published on June 5, 1981, in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), this was the first CDC report of what would be k...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/enteritidis-06-21/index.html

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Virtual Event: Commemorating 70 Years of CDC Disease Detectives on the Front Lines of Public Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold a virtual celebration marking the 70th anniversary of its Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Statement on President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Investigating New Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry

A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-21/index.html

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Largest CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Study in Health Workers Shows mRNA Vaccines 94% Effective

A new CDC study adds to the growing body of real-world evidence (outside of a clinical trial setting) showing that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) protect health care personnel (HCP) against COVID-19. mR...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Director Statement on Pfizer’s Use of COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents Age 12 and Older

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation to Use Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine in 12- to 15-Year-Olds

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

New CDC Campaign Highlights Steps to Prevent Injury in Adults Ages 65 and Over

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Still Going Strong, a national campaign that brings attention to ways older adults (age 65 and older) can age without injury.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Issues Phases 2B and 3 of the Conditional Sailing Order

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidance for cruise ships to undertake simulated voyages with volunteer passengers as part of its COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate application.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Principal Deputy Director Named 2021 Service to America Medal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), has been named a finalist in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2021 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” Dr. Schuchat...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Ebola Outbreak Over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the global health community mark the end of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Fully Vaccinated Adults 65 and Older Are 94% Less Likely to Be Hospitalized with COVID-19

Both mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) authorized and recommended in the United States protect against COVID-19-related hospitalization among adults 65 years and older, according to a new CDC assessment that finds fully vaccinat...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

FDA and CDC Virtual Press Conference: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine **Registration Required**

As part of the FDA and CDC's commitment to transparency, we invite you to join us for a virtual press conference via Zoom. This press conference will be live streamed over the FDA's YouTube channel.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to cashew brie cheese

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Duisburg infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/duisburg-04-21/index.html

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Transgender Women Urgently Need More HIV Prevention and Treatment Services, New CDC Data Show

A CDC Report released in advance of National Transgender HIV Testing Day found that 4 in 10 transgender women surveyed in seven major U.S. cities have HIV.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Reported STDs Reach All-time High for 6th Consecutive Year

New data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that reported annual cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States continued to climb in 2019, reaching an all-time high for the sixth consecutive...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

FDA Media Briefing: Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

A joint media briefing with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to discuss six reported cases of a rare type of blood clot in individuals who received the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals afte...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Racism and Health

Today, Rochelle P. Walensky MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), declared racism a serious public health threat.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today that federal funding may now be used to purchase rapid fentanyl test strips (FTS) in an effort to help ...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Awards $3 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Programs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded funding to support local efforts to increase vaccine uptake by expanding COVID-19 vaccine programs and ensuring greater equity and access to vaccine by those disproportionately affec...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Nearly 80 percent of teachers, school staff, and childcare workers receive at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Nearly 80 percent of Pre-K-12 teachers, school staff, and childcare workers received at least their first shot of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, according to the CDC’s latest estimates and survey data.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Issues Next Phase of the Conditional Sail Order for Cruise Ship Operators

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the next phase of technical guidance under the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) requiring cruise lines to establish agreements at ports where they intend to operate, impleme...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination, CDC recommends t...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to wild songbirds

A CDC Investigation Notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-04-21/index.html

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC and NIH bring COVID-19 self-testing to residents in two locales

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has launched an innovative community health initiative called “Say Yes! COVID Test” starting in Pitt County, North Carolina, and c...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

A new CDC study provides strong evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Supports Efforts to End Ebola Outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Guinea

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, On COVID-19 Vaccination at Dialysis Centers

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Plans to Provide $332 Million to Support Community Health Workers for COVID-19 Prevention and Control

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Updates Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools to Reflect New Evidence on Physical Distance in Classrooms

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Initiative Creates New Water Fluoridation Technology to Support Rural Health Needs

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded research initiative offers access to optimally fluoridated water for up to 19 million people in the U.S. for the first time.

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Announces $2.25 Billion to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities in Communities that are at High-Risk and Underserved

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, In Observance of One-Year Pandemic Milestone

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

CDC Issues First Set of Guidelines on How Fully Vaccinated People Can Visit Safely with Others

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to h...

'7/26/2021 4:45:11 AM'

Allyson Felix, track and field star, joins Hear Her campaign to raise awareness about maternal mortality

CDC is pleased to announce that Allyson Felix, an elite track and field athlete and U.S. Olympian, has joined the Hear Her campaign to share her story and raise awareness about urgent warning signs that could indicate life-threatening complication...