Post Tagged with: "CDC"

CDC Stands Up New Disease Forecasting Center

    Aims to predict disease threats, provide early warning and real-time data on outbreaks  Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing a new center designed to advance the use of forecasting and outbreak analytics in public health decision making. Once established, the Center for Forecasting[Read More…]

by August 19, 2021

Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH – Immunocompromised Individuals

  Today, I signed CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that endorsed the use of an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine for people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems after an initial two-dose vaccine series. This official CDC recommendation — which follows FDA’s decision to amend the emergency[Read More…]

by August 13, 2021

FLASH! New CDC Data: COVID-19 Vaccination Safe for Pregnant People

CDC Recommends All Pregnant People or People Thinking About Becoming Pregnant Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19 CDC has released new data on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people and is recommending all people 12 years of age and older get vaccinated against COVID-19. “CDC encourages all pregnant people or people[Read More…]

by August 11, 2021

CDC Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Use of COVID-19 Vaccines After Reports of Adverse Events Among Adult Recipients of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) and mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech & Moderna): Update from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

 

by August 10, 2021

CDC: Statement on Melioidosis Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed a new fatal case of the rare disease melioidosis in Georgia that is linked to three previous cases in different states. The cases have included adults and children. Two of the four patients had no known risk factors for melioidosis;[Read More…]

by August 9, 2021

Centers For Disease Control & Prevention: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report For August 6, 2021

  From CDC.Gov: “The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ) series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR  series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. MMWR [Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

CDC Issues Eviction Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This order will expire on October 3, 2021 and[Read More…]

by August 4, 2021

CDC Extends Order at the Southern and Northern Land Borders

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an order under Sections 362 and 365 of the Public Health Service Act, and associated implementing regulations, that temporarily suspends the introduction of certain noncitizens based on the Director’s determination that introduction of such noncitizens, regardless of their country of[Read More…]

by August 3, 2021

Center For Disease Control: Guidance for Implementing COVID-19 Prevention Strategies in the Context of Varying Community Transmission Levels & Vaccination Coverage

 

by July 27, 2021

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC warns Of Salmonella Infections Linked To BrightFarms Brand Sunny Crunch Salad

  A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-07-21/index.html  Key points: Eight people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium have been reported from two states (Wisconsin and Illinois). No hospitalizations or deaths have been reported. Interviews with ill people and traceback information show that BrightFarms brand[Read More…]

by July 15, 2021