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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National public health institute of the United States.

CDC works 24/7 keeping America safe from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and domestic. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights it and supports communities and citizens to prevent it. CDC is the nation’s health protection agency - saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money through prevention.

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Blog Posts

Types of coronavirus tests, and how accurate are they?
25-Jan-2021 Do you know the difference between sensitivity and specificity?

Does no smoking mean no vaping?
19-Aug-2019 Sometimes news coverage of e-cigarettes can be confusing - what's the best advice?

3 Key Reasons for Having a Massage
23-Feb-2016

People at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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President and CEO at Resolve to Save Lives, former Director at CDC.

Company Representative

President and CEO, The Task Force for Global Health.

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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 Americans

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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 therapies

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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 II

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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 speed

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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 testing

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Hospitals around the world find drug resistant fungus

Live Science - 08-Apr-2019

One-third of C. auris are resistant to two antifungal drug classes

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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 day

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Investigation into Liveyon-Genetech stem cell treatment problems

Independent - 12-Mar-2019

Nearly 1,000 clinics selling unregulated treatments in the US

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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 it

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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