NCEZID Newsroom (2017)

TOPIC: Foodborne Disease

CDC Investigating Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections (Media Statement – December 28, 2017)

TOPIC: Salmonella

Investigation of a Salmonella Infection Linked to Rattlesnake Pills (Media Statement – December 19, 2017 )


Children with Congenital Zika Virus Infection Face Serious Challenges as They Age (Press Release – December 14, 2017)

TOPIC: Raw Milk

People in Four States May Be Drinking Contaminated Raw Milk (Press Release – November 21, 2017)

TOPIC: Antibiotic Resistance

CDC Encourages Safe Antibiotic Prescribing and Use (Press release – November 15, 2017)

TOPIC: Global Health Security

Getting Ahead of the Next Pandemic: Is the World Ready? (Press release – October 26, 2017)


CDC updates guidance for infants born to mothers with possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy (Press release – October 19, 2017)

TOPIC: Zika Response

CDC Is Deactivating the Emergency Operations Center for the Zika Response (Press release – September 29, 2017)

TOPIC: Border & Global Health

Why Global Health Security Is Essential to U.S. National Security (Press Release – September 21, 2017)

TOPIC: Foodborne Disease

CDC and Texas Health Officials Warn About Illness Linked to Raw Milk from Texas Dairy (Press Release – September 15, 2017)

TOPIC: Hurricane Response

CDC Emergency Operations Center activates to support response to Hurricane Harvey (Press Release – September 1, 2017)

Stay Safe after Hurricanes, Flooding (Press Release – September 1, 2017)

TOPIC: Sepsis

CDC urges early recognition, prompt treatment of sepsis (Press Release – August 31, 2017)

TOPIC: Waterborne Infections

Most adolescent contact lens wearers report habits that could cause eye infection (Press Release – August 17, 2017)

TOPIC: Fungal Infections

First Fungal Disease Awareness Week Encourages Patients, Doctors To “Think Fungus” (Media Advisory – August 9, 2017)

TOPIC: Supporting States

CDC invests more than $200 million to help states respond to infectious disease threats (Press release – August 4, 2017)

Topic: Public Health Preparedness

U.S.-licensed yellow fever vaccine supply to be depleted by mid-2017 (Media Statement – April 28, 2017)

Topic: Outbreak Response

Dispatches from the Front Lines: CDC’s Disease Detective Conference (Press Release – April 24, 2017)

Topic: Foodborne Diseases

Campylobacter, Salmonella led bacterial foodborne illnesses in 2016 (Press Release – April 20, 2017)

Topic: Zoonotic Diseases

CDC assisting investigation of animal material found in packaged salad (Media Statement – April 8, 2017)

Topic: Vector-Borne Diseases

CDC hosts vector control experts to discuss strategies to combat Aedes aegypti (Media Advisory – February 22, 2017)

Topic: Lab Safety

CDC review finds acceptable air quality supplied by air hoses in laboratories (Media Statement – February 27, 2017)

CDC reviewing air quality associated with air hoses in some laboratories (Media Statement – February 17, 2017)

Topic: Global Health

CDC Museum Exhibition–Then & Now: Reinventing Quarantine for Globalization (Media Advisory – February 17, 2017)

Topic: E. coli

Update: Multistate Outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 Infections (Press Release – January 10, 2018)

Topic: Antibiotic Resistance

Fighting antibiotic resistance: CDC tool maps progress in every state, but still more to be done (Media Statement – January 10, 2018)