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Update on the CDC Response to the Ebola Outbreak - Media Advisory

Friday, August 29, 2014
Media Briefing will include a public health assessment of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and an update on CDC and USG efforts to control the spread of the outbreak and steps to help stop the largest-ever outbreak of Ebola.
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Photo: Produced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), this digitally-colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts numerous filamentous Ebola virus particles (blue) budding from a chronically-infected VERO E6 cell (yellow-green).

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Media Announcements and Events - CDC provides update on Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Media Briefing will include a public health assessment of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and an update on CDC and USG efforts to control the spread of the outbreak and steps to help stop the largest-ever outbreak of Ebola.  More »

Tuesady, September 2 at 1:00 pm ET

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CDC issues guidance to improve health and safety at public pools - Media Advisory

Friday, August 29, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued the first national Model Aquatic Health Code, guidelines that public pool operators can follow to help keep swimmers healthy and safe and that state and local health departments can use when they create or update public pool regulations.

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U.S. Infant Vaccination Rates High - Press Release

Thursday, August 28, 2014
The vast majority of parents are making sure that their children get vaccinated against potentially serious diseases, according to data from CDC’s 2013 National Immunization Survey (NIS) – Children (19-35 months) published in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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CDC Deployee Returns from West Africa by Charter Flight - Media Statement

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
CDC has returned a staff member from West Africa by charter flight after the employee had low-risk contact with an international health worker who recently tested positive for Ebola.

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