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Podcasts and RSS


2016 Annual Summary

Launch Date: July 2006

Since launch:

  • CDC RSS Feeds increased almost 70% over the prior year. In 2016 they reached over 277 million.
  • The most popular CDC RSS feed is RSS: CDC E. coli: Outbreak Updates_280 with 47,587,052 instances.
  • CDC Podcasts Downloads increased slightly at 3.5% over the prior year. Podcasts were downloaded over 4.9 million times in 2016.
  • The most popular Podcast download is Podcast (a): Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease with 54,820 downloads (an audio podcast).
Instances 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
RSS: Feed 130,225,364 108,569,133 194,852,764 165,169,119 277,268,324
RSS: Click Throughs 27,660,557 48,419,905 57,571,506 92,725,262 134,782,393
Podcast: Feed 7,339,953 6,568,205 7,848,346 8,765,433 8,790,519
Podcast: Download 6,081,602 5,623,144 7,710,281 4,764,433 4,932,219
RSS Traffic

Most Popular RSS Feeds

Rank

RSS Feed Title

Instances

1

RSS: CDC E. coli: Outbreak Updates_280

47,587,052

2

RSS: CDC Outbreaks – US Based_513

40,937,712

3

RSS: Food Safety_146

22,678,676

4

RSS: CDC Facebook Feed_199

14,862,253

5

RSS: CDC Twitter Feed_200

14,719,978

6

RSS: CDC Features Series_198

8,459,235

7

SS: CDC Online Newsroom_183

7,832,882

8

RSS: CDC Listeria: Outbreak Updates_429

5,378,965

9

RSS: CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response: Recent Outbreaks and Incidents_233

4,901,428

10

RSS: CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response: What”s New_19

4,419,479

11

RSS: CDC Outbreaks – US Based and International_525

4,307,979

12

RSS: FDA: Drug Recall Information_18

3,698,295

13

RSS: CDC Travel Notices_66

3,553,743

14

RSS: CDC Salmonella: Outbreak Updates_334

3,384,060

15

RSS: CDC Cancer Research_327

3,372,100

16

RSS: CDC en Español – Especiales CDC_151

3,116,704

17

RSS: Kids” Health RSS_355

3,053,016

18

RSS: Latest from Dr. Frieden_417

2,661,725

19

RSS: Health Alert Network (HAN)_177

2,650,786

20

RSS: Five Minutes or Less for Health Widget Feed_282

2,411,631

21

RSS: HIV/AIDS_10

2,341,051

22

RSS: CDC Flu Updates_20

2,261,937

23

RSS: Preventing Chronic Disease Journal_6

2,159,056

24

RSS: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)_5

2,089,674

25

RSS: CDC Global Health: What’s New_407

1,886,325

Podcast Traffic

Most Popular Podcast Downloads 

Rank

Podcast Title

Downloads

1

Podcast (a): Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

54,820

2

Podcast (a): Pink Eye: What To Do

16,550

3

Podcast (t): Food Environment, Diet, and Obesity Among LA County Adults

15,623

4

Podcast (t): Women and Cancer: Examining Breast Cancer-Screening Behaviors and Survival

15,554

5

Podcast (t): Making Texas Restaurants Healthier for Children

15,425

6

Podcast (t): Mobile Fruit and Vegetable Vendors’ Impact on Food Deserts

15,407

7

Podcast (t): High School Students’ Use of Sunscreen and Tanning Beds

15,219

8

Podcast (a): Leprosy and Armadillos

13,537

9

Podcast (v): Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test

13,080

10

Podcast (a): Mantoux Tuberculin Skin Test

12,713

11

Podcast (a): Fungal Wound Infection

12,294

12

Podcast (t): Vital Signs – Presión arterial alta (High Blood Pressure)

11,676

13

Podcast (a): Determinants and Drivers of Infectious Disease Threat Events in Europe

11,558

14

Podcast (a): Rat Lungworm Expands into North America

11,243

15

Podcast (a): Threat from Emerging Vectorborne Viruses

11,076

16

Podcast (a): Zika and Pregnancy: What Pregnant Women Need to Know

10,586

17

Podcast (a): Louseborne Relapsing Fever in Europe

10,516

18

Podcast (a): Watch Your Head (A Cup of Health with CDC)

10,083

19

Podcast (a): Factors Related to Fetal Death in Pregnant Women with Cholera, Haiti, 2011–2014

8,970

20

Podcast (a): Is Climate influencing Cryptococcus gattii on Vancouver Island?

8,739

21

Podcast (a): Why We Need West Nile Virus Testing

8,581

22

Podcast (a): Nipah Virus Transmission from Bats to Humans Associated with Drinking Traditional Liquor

8,530

23

Podcast (t): Public-Private Partnerships in Chronic Disease Prevention-Part 7

8,137

24

Podcast (a): 75 Years of Histoplasmosis Outbreaks in the United States

7,952

25

Podcast (a): Dengue Returns

7,248

Legend:

  • Podcast (v) = A video podcast
  • Podcast (c) = A captioned video podcast
  • Podcast (a) = An audio podcast
  • Podcast (t) = A transcript download of an audio or video podcast
  • Page last reviewed: August 10, 2015
  • Page last updated: February 7, 2017
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