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January 31, 2018
Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since last summer, resigned her position on Wednesday. Photo by Melissa Golden for The Washington Post.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests
January 31, 2018 - 12:52pm
January 19, 2018
Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Image from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Afraid of getting sick? Six things you can do at home
January 19, 2018 - 11:02am
January 18, 2018
A 10-year-old who was healthy as 'an ox' catches a deadly case of the flu
January 18, 2018 - 4:08pm
January 12, 2018
CDC says 'There's lots of flu in lots of places.' And it's not going away anytime soon.
January 12, 2018 - 2:37pm
December 16, 2017
CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
December 16, 2017 - 12:51pm
November 7, 2017
In an undated handout, a Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito, which spreads the West Nile virus, on a human finger. (James Gathany/Centers For Disease Control via The New York Times)
New evidence of brain damage from West Nile virus, scientists say
November 7, 2017 - 3:20pm
July 20, 2013
CDC report: Fewer healthy years for older black Minnesotans than whites
July 20, 2013 - 10:36pm