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 2022-09-20 05:00 

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Many Children with Sickle Cell Anemia Not Receiving Lifesaving Screening and Treatment...

In 2019, less than half of children aged 216 years with sickle cell anemia received the recommended screening for stroke, a common complication of the disease, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report....

 2022-09-20 05:00 

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CDC announces $90M funding to support Pathogen Genomics Centers of Excellence (PGCoE) network...

Today, CDC announced 5-year awards to five state public health departments. The awards will establish the Pathogen Genomics Centers of Excellence (PGCoE) network....

 2022-09-19 15:17 

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Four in 5 pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. are preventable...

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths were preventable, according to 2017-2019 data from Maternal Mortality Review Committees (MMRCs), which are representatives of diverse clinical and non-clinical backgrounds who review the circumstances around pregn...

 2022-09-19 05:00 

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New Vital Signs Report: Children with sickle cell anemia are at risk for stroke and other complications...

Sickle cell anemia, a blood disorder that primarily affects Black and African American people, can cause severe pain and shorten life expectancy by more than 20 years. Yet, few children with the disease are getting the recommended screening and treatment ...

 2022-09-15 15:48 

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CDC opening applications for Monkeypox Vaccine Equity Pilot Program...

Today, local, state, and territorial health departments, as well as tribal governments and local non-governmental organizations, can partner together and begin submitting requests to access monkeypox vaccine through the recently announced Monkeypox Vaccin...

 2022-09-13 05:00 

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United States added to WHO list of countries with circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus...

CDC today announced that polioviruses found in New York, both from the case of paralytic polio in an unvaccinated adult in Rockland County and in several wastewater samples from communities near the patient's residence, meet the World Health Organizat...

 2022-09-02 00:49 

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CDC Recommends the First Updated COVID-19 Booster...

Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' (ACIP) recommendations for use of updated COVID-19 boosters from Pfizer-BioNTech for people ages 12 years and older and from Moderna...

 2022-08-31 05:00 

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Increased Use of Telehealth for Opioid Use Disorder Services During COVID-19 Pandemic Associated with Reduced Risk of Overdose...

The expansion of telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with individuals staying in treatment longer and reducing their risk of medically treated overdose, according to a new study ....

 2022-08-26 17:23 

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CDC Investigation Notice Update: CDC Updates Number of People Ill in E. coli Outbreak with Unknown Source...

A CDC investigation notice update regarding a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157 infections is now live....

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