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April 15, 2018
A romaine lettuce field near San Luis, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. E. coli linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz., region has infected nearly three dozen people in 11 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Caitlin O’Hara/The New York Times)
E. coli outbreak in 11 states linked to store-bought chopped romaine lettuce, CDC says
April 15, 2018 - 10:18am
March 12, 2018
X-rays of a young child's teeth are taken at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry, a joint center run by the Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington to provide dental services to children and infants. (Stuart Isett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Dentists keep dying of this deadly lung disease. The CDC can't figure out why.
March 12, 2018 - 11:20am
February 28, 2018
The CDC researcher who mysteriously vanished had recently been passed over for a promotion, police say
February 28, 2018 - 12:02pm
January 31, 2018
Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since last summer, resigned her position on Wednesday. Photo by Melissa Golden for The Washington Post.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests
January 31, 2018 - 12:52pm
January 19, 2018
Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Image from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Afraid of getting sick? Six things you can do at home
January 19, 2018 - 11:02am
January 18, 2018
A 10-year-old who was healthy as 'an ox' catches a deadly case of the flu
January 18, 2018 - 4:08pm
January 12, 2018
CDC says 'There's lots of flu in lots of places.' And it's not going away anytime soon.
January 12, 2018 - 2:37pm
December 16, 2017
CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
December 16, 2017 - 12:51pm
November 7, 2017
In an undated handout, a Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito, which spreads the West Nile virus, on a human finger. (James Gathany/Centers For Disease Control via The New York Times)
New evidence of brain damage from West Nile virus, scientists say
November 7, 2017 - 3:20pm
August 26, 2016
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are seen inside Oxitec laboratory in Campinas, Brazil, February 2, 2016. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo
Zika likely spread sexually from asymptomatic man to woman
August 26, 2016 - 12:27pm
March 29, 2015
Test tubes filled with samples of bacteria to be tested are seen at the Health Protection Agency in north London in this March 9, 2011 file photo. The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the next five years according to a plan to be released March 27, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files
Battling nightmare infections: U.S. CDC's plan to beat superbugs
March 29, 2015 - 4:00pm
February 7, 2015
Sick in the workplace
CDC effort aims to help with fighting flu in the workplace
February 7, 2015 - 12:20am
February 6, 2015
Influenza still widespread in region; almost 20-30 people per day in N.D. visit urgent care with flu-like syptoms
February 6, 2015 - 5:27pm
January 13, 2015
Influenza is in full force this season; Here’s what you need to know
January 13, 2015 - 7:06pm
December 25, 2014
A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Tami Chappell
CDC worker monitored for possible Ebola exposure in lab error
December 25, 2014 - 3:36pm
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