All posts tagged "CDC"

  • US Zika Mosquito Map
    CDC expands range of Zika mosquitoes into parts of Northeast

    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials say the mosquitoes that can transmit the Zika virus may live in a broader swath of the U.S. than previously thought — but that doesn’t mean they’ll cause disease here. The...

    • Posted March 30, 2016
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  • (AP)
    Zika infections confirmed in 9 pregnant women in US: CDC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States, including one who gave birth to a baby with a rare birth defect, health officials said Friday. The Centers for...

    • Posted February 26, 2016
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  • In this Jan. 18, 2016 photo, a researcher holds a container with female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes at the Biomedical Sciences Institute in the Sao Paulo's University, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The Aedes aegypti is a vector for transmitting the Zika virus. The Brazilian government announced it will direct funds to a biomedical research center to help develop a vaccine against the Zika virus linked to brain damage in babies. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
    CDC: 14 more US reports of possible Zika spread through sex

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are investigating more than a dozen possible Zika infections that may have been spread through sex. The 14 cases all involve men who visited areas with Zika outbreaks, and who...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2015, file photo, pedestrians walk past a still-closed Chipotle restaurant in Seattle. An outbreak of E. coli that originated in the Pacific Northwest has spread south and east and has now infected people in six states. New cases have been reported in California, New York and Ohio, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
    E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle expands to 6 states

    NEW YORK (AP) — An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle that originated in the Pacific Northwest has spread south and east and has now infected people in six states. New cases have been reported in...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    US adult smoker rate drops to an all-time low of 17%

    The rate of adults who smoke cigarettes in the United States has dropped to 16.8 percent, the lowest in recorded history. According to a report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Sunday, numbers from last...

    • Posted November 16, 2015
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  • A group of foreign tourists wearing facial masks arrives at Incheon airport, west of Seoul, on June 2, 2015, as South Korea is gripped by increasing cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. The state-run Korea Tourism Organization said about 2,500 Chinese and Taiwanese tourists have called off their visits to South Korea as of June 1 due to the virus scare. (Yonhap)
    CDC issues travel advisory for MERS outbreak in South Korea

    WASHINGTON, June 8 (Yonhap) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a travel advisory about the outbreak of the Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS) in South Korea. The notice, posted on the CDC...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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  • In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia. (AP Photo/Samaritan's Purse)
    [HOT LINKS] Ebola patients coming to America: CNN

    Source: Flight en route to Liberia to evacuate Americans infected with Ebola  – The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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