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Furloughed CDC experts on foodborne illnesses called back to work during the government shutdown.
Nearly a dozen CDC data analysts and epidemiologists returned to work during the shutdown to investigate a salmonella outbreak which has sickened hundreds of people. The high number of hospitalizations associated with the outbreak contributed to CDC’s decision to call back the furloughed workers. For more information, read a recent article in the Washington Post.
The government reopens and the debt ceiling is raised.
A deal is agreed to in Washington and federal workers return to work. The Hill’s Floor Action Blog provides details.
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