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	Fact Of the Week

Fact of the Week

In 2002, Congress provided resources for CDC to launch a national, multicultural, social marketing campaign to respond to the growing problem of childhood obesity. The campaign, VERB™ It's what you do, encouraged tweens, ages 9-13, to be more physically active.

	Caterpillar photo by James Gathany

Now On Display

Visit the David J. Sencer CDC Museum to view the work of Jim Gathany. For the past 30 years, Gathany has documented CDC's scientific achievements and history. A Lens on CDC celebrates Gathany's incredible contributions to CDC.


Zika is coming

To fully protect Americans we must have the funds we need. It’s been more than 50 years since we’ve seen a birth defect linked to a virus – and never before have we seen this from a mosquito bite.

CDC Works for You 24-7


CDC works for you 24-7
In uncertain times, safeguarding America's health and security is more important than ever.

Steps To Improve Lab Safety

CDC laboratories routinely work with some of the most deadly germs in the world – identifying health threats and conducting vital public health research. CDC constantly develops and reviews extensive laboratory guidelines and procedures to protect both the public and laboratory workers.