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Beyond the Blood Spot: Newborn Screening for Hearing Loss and Critical Congenital Heart Disease

Tuesday, September 20 at 1 p.m. EDT

Newborn screening began in the United States in the 1960s to test for medical conditions that may not be apparent just by looking at a baby. Finding these conditions soon after birth can help prevent certain serious problems, such as brain damage, organ damage, and even death.


In the News - Zika Virus

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Zika is a virus which is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Though illness symptoms are usually mild, Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause serious birth defects.

Learn more about preventing Aedes Mosquito-Borne Disease
Learn more about preventing birth defects

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CDC Grand Rounds Upcoming Sessions

  • October 18, 2016: New Technologies for Detecting and Tracking Foodborne Illness
  • November 15, 2016: Sickle Cell Disease: Surveillance Across the Lifespan
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