May 10, 2019
The White House yesterday released a strategy to guide the federal government in protecting the nation from infectious disease threats by working with other nations and stakeholders.
May 6, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a toolkit to help health care providers talk with parents about measles and the measles vaccine, which includes a factsheet, poster and other resources.
Apr 29, 2019
With 704 measles cases reported since January, Department of Health and Human Services and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials today urged vaccination for all eligible children and high-risk adults, including travelers and health care workers.
Nov 13, 2018
The CDC has confirmed 90 cases of acute flaccid myelitis in 27 states so far this year, triple the number in 2017, according to a report the agency released today.
Oct 22, 2018
Hospitals report improved preparedness for emerging infectious diseases since the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
Oct 17, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yesterday announced that it has confirmed 62 cases of acute flaccid myelitis – a polio-like illness that mostly affects children and can cause paralysis.
Jun 7, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today issued updated recommendations for managing and reporting Shigella infections that were treated with ciprofloxacin or azithromycin.
May 21, 2018
Health care and public health leaders, clinicians and first responders can register to attend an Aug. 7-8 workshop in Atlanta on preparing for Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases.
Feb 2, 2018
The Diabetes Medical Home Extender Program offers home-based services by community health workers (CHWs) and a registered nurse to high-risk diabetic patients.