On Tuesday, as teenagers swarmed the Florida legislature to advocate for gun control, Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) renewed a familiar call for Congress to repeal an amendment that blocks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc said on Wednesday an advisory committee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended the use of its FluMist Quadrivalent vaccine in the upcoming flu season, reversing its earlier position.
A coast-to-coast outbreak of Salmonella infections have been linked to kratom products, spurring a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The federal agency had received confirmation of 28 people across 20 states with infections from Salmonella I 4,,12:b:- as of Feb. Show More Summary
This winter's flu season is a nasty one, with flu-related hospitalization rates outpacing anything seen in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This year’s vaccine is less effective against the strain of virus making the rounds. But there's another factor that...
This year’s flu shot is far from perfect, but it’s certainly better than nothing, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preliminary data from five sites around the country suggest that people who got vaccinated this flu season reduced their risk of getting...
With this year's severe flu season, one statistic is especially chilling. Each year, around 50 percent of all children under 5 years old who die from the flu were previously healthy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Show More Summary
About 1,600 Americans become ill from eating foods contaminated with Listeria each year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The pathogen’s recent influx in a variety of fresh, frozen and processed foods is reinforcing the importance of understanding how contamination occurs in processing plants. Show More Summary
More than one out of every 10 deaths in the U.S. during the third week of 2018 was from influenza or pneumonia, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
According to 2015 National Health Interview Survey data published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it is estimated that about 85% of children under the age of 18 are in excellent or very good health. What happens toShow More Summary
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of confirmed cases of Candida auris in the U.S. has climbed from seven in 2016 to at least 200.
The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety and Korea Center for Disease Control distributed 15,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to combat an outbreak of norovirus at the Olympics, the New York Daily News reports. Health authorities have also hung signs all over at the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea reminding people to clean their hands. Show More Summary
Herpes infections have declined in the United States in recent years, according to a new report. The new report, published today (Feb. 7) by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), analyzed information from people in the U.S. Show More Summary
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 1 in 13 doctor visits last week were for symptoms of the flu. That's as high as it got during the swine flu pandemic in 2009. The CDC put out the latest numbers Friday. (Feb. 9)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S. and warns the season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. (Feb. 9)
(Reuters) - One of the worst flu outbreaks in the United States in nearly a decade worsened last week and will likely linger for several weeks, causing more deaths, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday.
The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) estimates that 1.2 million Americans contract salmonella every year. The cause is usually food: meat, dairy, or vegetables that contain traces of feces from a salmonella-infected animal. But...Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - African-Americans are far more likely than other Americans to be infected with HIV but far less likely to get life-saving treatments that stop the virus’ spread, a new U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was created, quite literally, to drain the swamp. In the not-so-far-off past, much of the southeastern United States was a malarial mess, with disease-carrying mosquitoes multiplying in the heat and moisture of the agricultural lowlands and wetlands that dominate the region. Show More Summary
Sixteen children died of the flu in the week ended Jan. 27, bringing total pediatric deaths to 53 for the season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly report. Out of every 100,000 people in the general...Show More Summary
Top doctors at the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) continue to report more grim news about this year's severe flu season, largely due to a particularly nasty strain of the virus. On Friday morning, the CDC provided updated influenza statistics, gathered from the week spanning Jan. Show More Summary