Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
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Warning! Ebola has reached the shores of the United States. As most people know, a man traveling from Liberia, one of the infected countries, was diagnosed with Ebola on September 29 in a Dallas hospital. He has since been quarantined and the people he was in contact with have been notified and are under observation for the next 21 days.
Centers for Disease Control Prevention News & Opinion Articles
|Tue Dec 30, 2014 | abcnews.go.com|
Fifteen children have died from complications of the flu so far this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted, as it officially declared the illness an...
|Mon Dec 01, 2014 | theatlantic.com|
Abortion is becoming ever rarer in the United States. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest survey of abortion in the United States....
|Tue Nov 25, 2014 | newyorker.com|
Over the summer, as it became clear that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was one of the worst public-health emergencies in recent memory, executives at Merck met at the...
|Thu Oct 09, 2014 | newyorker.com|
In a hardware store in downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday, the guys behind the counter were discussing Ebola and the death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who flew to...
Centers for Disease Control Prevention Videos
|Ebola outbreak: Deadliest on record|
|Mon Jul 28, 2014|
Most border crossings in Liberia are being closed to try to halt the spread of Ebola. Testing centres are to be set up at the few major entry points to the country which will remain op...
|Second American contracts Ebola in West Africa|
|Mon Jul 28, 2014|
Nancy Writebol, who was helping treat Ebola patients in Liberia, is the second American aid work to contract the virus. Last week, Texas physician Kent Brantly tested positive for the...
|The Way Things Were|
|Wed Jan 29, 2014|
Over the past 50 years, the social acceptability of smoking has declined significantly; this is a keystone accomplishment of the tobacco control movement. This video explores the impor...
|A Cure for Ebola, Rabies, & Other Virus Villains?|
|Sat Mar 23, 2013|
Viruses are among humanity's greatest threats and it seems like they're always one step ahead of us. But this week, biologists say that they've discovered a new weapon we can use again...