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'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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 ...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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

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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...

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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.

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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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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.

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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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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...

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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...

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CDC to Require Airlines to Collect Contact Information from Passengers from DRC and Guinea

Starting Thursday, March 4, 2021, airlines and other aircraft operators will be required to collect and transmit contact information to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for appropriate public health follow-up and intervention for a...

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CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® Campaign Returns With New Ads

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign enters its 10th year today with new ads that encourage people who smoke to quit.

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Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation to Use Janssen’s COVID-19 Vaccine in People 18 and Older

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Listeria outbreak linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

USG to Initiate Public Health Measures to Respond to Ebola in Guinea and DRC

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

Listeria Outbreak Update CDC warns to avoid all Cheese Sold Under the Brand Name El Abuelito

CDC has updated its food safety alert for a Listeria outbreak linked to queso fresco made by El Abuelito Cheese Inc.: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

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CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a virtual National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine for vaccine practitioners and champions.

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is hosting a virtual National Forum on COVID-19 Vaccine for vaccine practitioners and champions.

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CDC Offers Winter Safety Tips

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been closely following the extreme weather events across the country and offers these tips to help keep you and your family safe.

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Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

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CDC Food Safety Alert: CDC investigating fast-moving outbreak of Listeria infections

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Listeria infections linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/listeria/outbreaks/hispanic-soft-cheese-02-21/index.html

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC investigating multistate E. coli outbreak with unknown food source

A CDC Investigation Notice about a new multistate outbreak of E. coli O157: E. coli Outbreak with Unknown Food Source.

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CDC requires wearing of face masks while on public transportation and at transportation hubs

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed an extension to the order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the viru...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

South Carolina detects first US cases associated with variant first detected in South Africa

CDC is aware that the first US documented cases of the B 1.351 variant of SARS-CoV-2, which was first detected in South Africa, have been identified in South Carolina.

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CDC estimates 1 in 5 people in the U.S. have a sexually transmitted infection

New data published by the CDC estimate that on any given day in 2018, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had a sexually transmitted infection (STI). The analyses, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases, show the burden of diagnosed and undi...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

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

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

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Media Statement from Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

Today, Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, officially begins her post as the 19th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the ninth administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). U.S. Preside...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.

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HHS Announces $22 Billion in Funding to Support Expanded Testing, Vaccination Distribution

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced two upcoming actions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide more than $22 billion in funding to states, localities, and territories in support of the nat...

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Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

Transcript: CDC Update on COVID-19

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...

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.

'4/13/2021 7:43:45 PM'

CDC 2020 in Review

In 2020 CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe – to protect Americans from health threats. While the COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the news, a number of other public health and scientific advancements are worth highlighting.

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CDC to Require Negative COVID-19 Test for Air Travelers from the United Kingdom to the U.S.

Today, President Trump is taking another step to protect the health of the American people by requiring air passengers arriving from the United Kingdom (U.K.) to test negative, via PCR or Antigen test, no more than 72 hours before departure from t...

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Media Statement from CDC Director Robert R. Redfield on Vaccine Milestone

The United States achieved an early but important milestone today – jurisdictions have now reported that more than 1 million people have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since administration began 10 days ago.