Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National public health institute of the United States.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Blog Posts
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People at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
President and CEO at Resolve to Save Lives, former Director at CDC.
President and CEO, The Task Force for Global Health.
Chief of the Mycotic Diseases Branch at CDC.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) News
US life expectancy dropped by 1.5 years in 2020, mostly due to COVID-19
Independent - 21-Jul-2021
Largest drop since world war II, mainly affecting Black and Hispanic AmericansRead more...
Cancer death rates in US record major drop, according to latest health report
STAT - 08-Jul-2021
Improved survival rates for lung and skin cancer, thanks to new FDA approved therapiesRead more...
2020 might be the deadliest year for America
Guardian - 22-Dec-2020
Life expectancy to drop by 3 years - greatest cut off since World War IIRead more...
COVID-19 advanced testing lab created by UC Berkeley scientists
University of California, Berkeley - 30-Mar-2020
In response to mass testing needs, they employ robotics and automation for accuracy and speedRead more...
Kinsa's smart thermometer, an early warning device for COVID-19
New York Times - 18-Mar-2020
Very beneficial as health sector sees where to prioritize testingRead more...
Hospitals around the world find drug resistant fungus
Live Science - 08-Apr-2019
One-third of C. auris are resistant to two antifungal drug classesRead more...
Dangerous toxins accidentally released from labs every few days
VOX - 20-Mar-2019
All too easy to get lax about safety when you work with deadly materials every dayRead more...
Investigation into Liveyon-Genetech stem cell treatment problems
Independent - 12-Mar-2019
Nearly 1,000 clinics selling unregulated treatments in the USRead more...
China Won't Share Its Samples of a Deadly Flu Virus
Live Science - 28-Aug-2018
China refuses to share H7N9 samples making difficult developing a vaccine against itRead more...
Lassa fever: The killer disease with no vaccine
BBC - 05-Mar-2018
Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of a Lassa fever. Current outbreak is spreading faster a...Read more...
First ever human case of H7N4 bird flu
Guardian - 15-Feb-2018
68-year-old woman from eastern China developed symptoms on 25 December. Admitted to hospital but...Read more...
Infectious disease outbreak could kill 30 million people in a year
Business Insider - 02-Feb-2018
Global Health Security Agenda program is coming ot an end. Bill Gates has described an emergent ...Read more...
What is 'Aussie' flu and should we be worried?
BBC - 08-Jan-2018
Aussie flu or H3N2 is an influenza A virus that appears to cause more severe infections in young ...Read more...
Raw water health craze is a bad idea
Washington Post - 04-Jan-2018
Raw water advocates worry that filtration is removing necessary minerals. But it also removes da...Read more...
US life expectancy down for a second year
USA Today - 21-Dec-2017
Health researcher claim that Americans are dying younger, and life expectancy is now down for th...Read more...
Synthetic Nanobots Could End Antibiotic Resistance
Futurism - 17-Nov-2017
Most current antibiotics wipe out all bacteria - good and bad. French startup Eligo Bioscience i...Read more...
H7N9 Influenza Could Be The Next Big Flu Pandemic
Science Trends - 20-Oct-2017
H7N9 is an avian flu that was discovered in China in 2013. Since its discovery, there have been m...Read more...
Shortage Could Leave U.S. With Deadly Flu Pandemic
Newsweek - 12-Oct-2017
United States relies on foreign trade for many medical needs. About 30 essential items, these inc...Read more...
FDA Cracks Down on Stem Cell Clinics
New York Times - 28-Aug-2017
The F.D.A. reported actions against two large stem cell clinics and a biotech company calling th...Read more...
First-time birth in later life may increase longevity
Medical News Today - 18-Nov-2016
Average age of American mothers has increased from 24.9 years in 2000 to 26.3 years in 2014. Fir...Read more...