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CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden

We must protect pregnant women from the Zika virus

Dr. Frieden
Earlier this month, moms around the world celebrated #BumpDay, a day devoted to maternal health sponsored by the What To Expect Foundation. The message was clear and compelling: Healthy futures start with healthy beginnings, and every mom deserves the help she needs to deliver a healthy start in life for her baby.

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Zika Action Plan Summit Presentation

CDC Behind the Scenes: Biggest Challenges in Public Health Today

Director of the CDC, Dr. Tom Frieden, elaborates on the biggest public health challenges facing the U.S. and the world today.

These include infectious diseases like HIV and the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and noncommunicable disease issues like blood pressure, obesity and tobacco use.

He also touches on lessons learned from the Ebola crisis, flu season, and the importance of encouraging more baby-friendly hospitals.

Radio MD Podcast

Spotlight:New Orleans Prepares for Zika

In New Orleans, local experts collect mosquitoes for virus testing as part of a citywide mosquito surveillance program.

In New Orleans, local experts collect mosquitoes for virus testing as part of a citywide mosquito surveillance program.

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