Diseases & Conditions - Outbreak Videos
CDC Actively works to prevent foodborne disease outbreaks or solve them if they occur.
This video provides information about dangers associated with “tiny” Turtles or those with shells smaller than 4 inches long, especially with regard to Salmonella bacteria and outbreaks.
This video provides information about what Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus) Disease is, where it is found, how its transmitted, and how to prevent its spread.
This video was created to raise awareness of CDC’s important global health work to protect Americans and save lives.
Effective steps you can take to protect yourself, your family, and your community from the spread of Zika virus: cover and repel; remove collected water; keep mosquitoes out of your home; and if you’re pregnant and have sex, use condoms. For general public use in Puerto Rico.
The video describes contact tracing, a method used by CDC and partners to identify new Ebola cases quickly and isolate patients as soon as they show symptoms, preventing spread to others. The video demonstrates how even one missed contact can keep Ebola spreading and that careful tracing of contacts and isolating new cases can stop the outbreak.
The mini-documentary chronicles how the US reaches out to Kenya’s largest slum to offer aid in disease prevention and control. 30,000 residents routinely confer with community outreach workers in a campaign to learn more about emerging diseases, and simultaneously provide care for the families taking part. Benefits extend to Americans and the entire world as our disease detectives find new ways to provide early warning of global disease threats that respect no borders.
An outbreak of the Ebola virus hits in western Uganda and caused dozens of illnesses or deaths. In “Responding to Outbreaks”, a team of investigators from the CDC Special Pathogens Branch travels to Uganda. They work to bring the outbreak under control and learn more about the reservoir hosts for the Ebola and Marburg viruses.
CDC responded to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with the goal of getting to zero new cases in the affected countries and, just as important, keeping them at zero.
We explain what Zika is, where and how Zika virus spreads (mainly transmitted by mosquitoes, but transmission through sexual contact also possible). How to reduce infection risk is also explained .
- The Immunization Baby Book (4:16)
- Baby Steps: Learn the Signs. Act Early. (4:32)
- Dangerous Creatures – A Visit To The CDC Insectary (5:48)
- Finding a Balance (4:18)
- Hidden Sodium (1:03)
- Making Health Easier: Healthy Changes Start in Preschool (3:54)
- Our Cultures Are Our Source of Health (9:02)
- Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health (4:30)
- Page last reviewed: May 13, 2016
- Page last updated: May 13, 2016
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