On top of staff deficiencies, the CDC found the health centers operating without even basic of medical supplies.
The CDC says family members who had been with visiting one of the workers returned to America long before the infection.
The CDC points to the rate at which the cases are increasing as evidence that the numbers are too low.
For every "potential Ebola victim" that arises in the U.S., the CDC is forced to mobilize to the location.
Heroin overdose deaths from 2010 to 2012 increased in every single subgroup examined in the CDC report.
I debated one of these types from the Second Amendment Foundation on NPR recently regarding the CDC.
Bob Kaiser, chief of tropical diseases at the CDC, was stumped by the descriptions of the fever.
The numbers flash on the screen: $585 million in cuts since 2010 for the CDC alone.
According to the CDC, 79 million Americans currently have it.
Therefore, the CDC now recommends broad testing of everyone born between 1945 and 1965.
abbreviation of Centers for Disease Control, renamed 1970 from earlier U.S. federal health lab, originally Communicable Diseases Center (1946). Since 1992, full name is Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but the usual initialism remains CDC.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A government agency headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, which is responsible for the control and suppression of infectious diseases. It offers a national information database on infectious disease and national support to the health care community by providing research and control measures in response to imminent health threats, such as epidemics.