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What is the purpose of this Web site? is CDC's primary online communication channel. Annually, there are close to 500 million page views to the site, averaging 41 million page views per month. provides users with credible, reliable health information on:

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  • Travelers' Health
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • And moreā€¦

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  • Page last reviewed: May 7, 2014
  • Page last updated: May 7, 2014
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