CDC Foundation’s New Business Pulse Focuses on Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Business Pulse: Opioid Overdose Epidemic, launched today by the CDC Foundation, explores how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working to protect individuals from the widespread opioid overdose epidemic.

CDC identifies potential risk of Zika virus transmission since June 15, 2016, CDC identifies potential risk of Zika virus transmission since June 15, 2016, in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach count

CDC has identified a potential risk of Zika virus transmission starting on June, 15, 2016, to present in Miami-Dade County, Florida, that also could affect risk for residents of Broward and Palm Beach counties.

CDC Telebriefing: Zika update - Media Advisory

CDC and FDA provide an update on potential increased risk of Zika virus in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties.

CDC updates Zika travel guidance for pregnant women to not travel to any area with Zika risk - Media Statement

CDC has updated its Zika travel guidance and now recommends that pregnant women not travel to any area where there is a risk of Zika virus infection, including areas where the virus has been newly introduced or reintroduced and local mosquito-borne transmission is ongoing; areas where the virus was present before 2015 (endemic) and there is no evidence transmission has stopped; and areas where the virus is likely to be circulating but has not been documented.

CDC adds 4 countries to interim travel guidance related to Zika virus - Media Statement

CDC is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing spread of Zika virus?. Today, CDC posted a Zika virus travel notice for Angola, Guinea-Bissau, Maldives and Solomon Islands.

CDC: Outbreak of North American avian influenza A(H7N9) in poultry poses low risk to people - Media Statement

CDC is working closely with USDA APHIS and the Tennessee Department of Health to minimize any human health risk posed by the avian influenza outbreak in Lincoln County, Tennessee. This includes implementing a protocol to monitor the health of poultry workers exposed to commercial poultry involved in the USDA/APHIS-confirmed highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A (H7N9) outbreak. At this time, no human infections associated with this outbreak in Tennessee have been detected.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Arthritis in America - Transcript

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Arthritis in America - Transcript
Arthritis Limits Daily Activities of 24 million US Adults - Press Release

Arthritis Limits Daily Activities of 24 million US Adults - Press Release

More than 24 million adults with arthritis have activity limitations from their disease. The percentage of adults with arthritis who have activity limitations grew from 35.9% in 2002 to 42.8% in 2014, a significant increase of 20% overall and independent of the aging of the population.
Arthritis in America - Digital Press Kit

Arthritis in America - Digital Press Kit

Arthritis limits daily activities of 24 million adults in the United States, making it hard for them to hold a cup, lift a grocery bag, or walk to their car. And, the percentage of adults limited by arthritis continues to get worse and has increased by about 20 percent since 2002.

CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - Why is the Number of US Adults Struggling with Arthritis Continuing to Climb? - Media Advisory

According to the latest CDC Vital Signs, more than 54 million US adults have arthritis – 24 million of whom are limited in performing daily activities.
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