CDC 24-7 Fact of the Week
Week of March 4, 2019
Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of many causes of birth defects that CDC is working to better understand. CMV can cause long-term problems, such as hearing loss, developmental and motor delays, vision loss, an abnormally small head, and seizures. Find out more about CMV.
Week of January 28, 2019
About 3 million Americans have glaucoma. Half of people with glaucoma don’t know they have it. Learn more glaucoma facts here, and know your risks.
Week of January 22, 2019
If stranded while driving in winter weather, you should tie a brightly colored cloth to the car antenna as a signal to rescuers. In adults, drowsiness is a sign of hypothermia. Learn more facts about winter safety on our Winter Weather Frequently Asked Questions page.
Week of January 7, 2019
CDC urges all women of reproductive age to take 400 micrograms (mcg) of folic acid each day. Visit our page for free resources and learn more about the importance of folic acid.