The Zika outbreak continues globally and the continental US has seen its first cases of mosquito-borne spread. CDC is still working to fight the virus and its devastating health effects.
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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.
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