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CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

CDC director on Ebola crisis

CDC Update for Health Care Workers: Ebola Environmental Infection Control Procedures
Dr. Frieden

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an international public health emergency. As the world responds, there is a risk that American responders working on the ground may be exposed to the virus or become ill. This summer, two American health care workers infected with Ebola while working in West Africa were successfully treated at Emory University Hospital. Read more


Director’s Briefing: Opioid Painkiller Prescribing; Where You Live Makes a Difference .

Spotlight: Health Security Report

Gaphic; CDC 2014 Annual Report

CDC Priorities; Improve Health Security at Home and Around the World, Better Prevent the Leading Causes of Illness, Injury, Disability, and Death, and Strengthen Public Health–Healthcare Collaboration.