February is Children's Dental Health Month. Learn how most cavities in children can be prevented, and how CDC brings this program to children at highest risk for decay.
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.
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.
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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