Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States government public health agency.

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The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC or U.S. CDC) is the national public health agency of the United States. It is a United States federal agency, under the Department of Health and Human Services, and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.The agency professes its main goal to be the protection of public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability in the US and worldwide. The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It especially focuses its attention on infectious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and educational activities designed to improve the health of United States citizens. The CDC also conducts research and provides information on non-infectious diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, and is a founding member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention
4 months ago

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention ... The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC; simplified Chinese: 中国疾病预防控制中心; traditional Chinese: 中國疾病預防控制中心) is an independent agency...

COVID-19
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COVID-19 ... Science and Research. U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Retrieved 30 October 2020. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (5 April...

Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency
3 months ago

Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency ... Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA; Korean: 질병관리청; Hanja: 疾病管理廳), formerly Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC, Korean: 질병관리본부)...

Preventive healthcare
4 months ago

Preventive healthcare ... measures taken for disease prevention. Disease and disability are affected by environmental factors, genetic predisposition, disease agents, and lifestyle...

Legionnaires' disease
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Legionnaires' disease ... legionellosis have occurred throughout the world. The 1976 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) response to the perceived Pennsylvania outbreak...

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
3 months ago

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention ... The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is a public health agency of the African Union to support the public health initiatives...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention timeline
3 months ago

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention timeline ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, formed in 1946, is the leading national public health institute of the United States. It is a United States...

Tetanus vaccine
3 months ago

Tetanus vaccine ... the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended that either tetanus and diphtheria...

DPT vaccine
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DPT vaccine ... the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) until 1996 when the acellular DTaP vaccine was licensed for use. In France, the Netherlands, and the...

Food safety in the United States
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Food safety in the United States ... States: the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State...

MMR vaccine
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Influenza vaccine
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Ebola
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Plague Inc.
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Biosafety level
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Single parents in the United States
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Infection prevention and control
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Hand, foot, and mouth disease
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Varicella vaccine
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