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Current CDC Updates

CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19

Jul 27, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC awards $117 Million to Advance Innovation and Health Equity in Federal Initiative to End HIV

Jul 27, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Title 42 Order Reassessment and Exception for Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children

Jul 16, 2021

Today, CDC is issuing an Order confirming the exception for unaccompanied noncitizen children (UC) from the Order suspending the right to introduce certain persons into the United States (U.S.).

CDC and Texas Confirm Monkeypox In U.S. Traveler

Jul 16, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed on July 15 a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the United States.

CDC warns of Salmonella infections linked to BrightFarms brand Sunny Crunch Salad

Jul 15, 2021

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

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Vaccine Boosters

Jul 09, 2021

The United States is fortunate to have highly effective vaccines that are widely available for those aged 12 and up. People who are fully vaccinated are protected from severe disease and death, including from the variants currently circulating in the country such as Delta.

Annual Report to the Nation: Rapid Decrease in Lung Cancer and Melanoma Deaths Lead Overall Continued Decline in Cancer Death Rate

Jul 08, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Sharp Declines in Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening

Jun 30, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Director Extends the Eviction Moratorium for 30 days

Jun 24, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC and HHS Award $200 Million for Disease Intervention Specialist Workforce

Jun 21, 2021

On June 18, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services awarded 59 jurisdictions with $200 million to bolster support and enhance  the disease intervention specialists (DIS) workforce.

Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Declared Over

Jun 19, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC COVID-19 Study Shows mRNA Vaccines Reduce Risk of Infection by 91 Percent for Fully Vaccinated People

Jun 07, 2021

A new CDC study finds the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) reduce the risk of infection by 91 percent for fully vaccinated people.

Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH

Jun 04, 2021

On May 12, 2021, CDC recommended use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in people aged 12 years and up based on the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in adolescents following clinical trials. At the time, there was a growing body of evidence that demonstrated the severe health impacts of COVID-19 on adolescents.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on 40 years since CDC published its first report on HIV in the United States

Jun 03, 2021

Forty years ago, CDC first reported on Pneumocystis pneumonia in five previously healthy young gay men in Los Angeles. Published on June 5, 1981, in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), this was the first CDC report of what would be known as HIV.

CDC Investigation Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella

Jun 02, 2021

A CDC investigation notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/enteritidis-06-21/index.html

CDC Virtual Event: Commemorating 70 Years of CDC Disease Detectives on the Front Lines of Public Health

Jun 02, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold a virtual celebration marking the 70th anniversary of its Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) program.

CDC Statement on President’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget

May 28, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Investigating New Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry

May 20, 2021

A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-05-21/index.html

Largest CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Study in Health Workers Shows mRNA Vaccines 94% Effective

May 14, 2021

A new CDC study adds to the growing body of real-world evidence (outside of a clinical trial setting) showing that COVID-19 mRNA vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) protect health care personnel (HCP) against COVID-19. mRNA vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) reduced the risk of getting sick with COVID-19 by 94% among HCP who were fully vaccinated.

CDC Director Statement on Pfizer’s Use of COVID-19 Vaccine in Adolescents Age 12 and Older

May 12, 2021

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Signing the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ Recommendation to Use Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine in 12- to 15-Year-Olds

New CDC Campaign Highlights Steps to Prevent Injury in Adults Ages 65 and Over

May 06, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is launching Still Going Strong, a national campaign that brings attention to ways older adults (age 65 and older) can age without injury.

CDC Issues Phases 2B and 3 of the Conditional Sailing Order

May 05, 2021

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released guidance for cruise ships to undertake simulated voyages with volunteer passengers as part of its COVID-19 Conditional Sailing Certificate application.

CDC Principal Deputy Director Named 2021 Service to America Medal

May 03, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), has been named a finalist in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2021 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” Dr. Schuchat is a finalist in the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Category that recognizes a federal employee for leading significant and sustained accomplishments throughout a federal career of 20 or more years.

Ebola Outbreak Over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 03, 2021

Today the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the global health community mark the end of the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  

Fully Vaccinated Adults 65 and Older Are 94% Less Likely to Be Hospitalized with COVID-19

Apr 28, 2021

Both mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) authorized and recommended in the United States protect against COVID-19-related hospitalization among adults 65 years and older, according to a new CDC assessment that finds fully vaccinated adults 65 years and older were 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than people of the same age who were not vaccinated.

FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review

Apr 23, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

FDA and CDC Virtual Press Conference: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine **Registration Required**

Apr 23, 2021

As part of the FDA and CDC's commitment to transparency, we invite you to join us for a virtual press conference via Zoom. This press conference will be live streamed over the FDA's YouTube channel.

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to cashew brie cheese

Apr 23, 2021

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Duisburg infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/duisburg-04-21/index.html

Transgender Women Urgently Need More HIV Prevention and Treatment Services, New CDC Data Show

Apr 15, 2021

A CDC Report released in advance of National Transgender HIV Testing Day found that 4 in 10 transgender women surveyed in seven major U.S. cities have HIV.

Reported STDs Reach All-time High for 6th Consecutive Year

Apr 13, 2021

New data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that reported annual cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States continued to climb in 2019, reaching an all-time high for the sixth consecutive year.

FDA Media Briefing: Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 13, 2021

A joint media briefing with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to discuss six reported cases of a rare type of blood clot in individuals who received the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine.

Joint CDC and FDA Statement on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 13, 2021

As of April 12, more than 6.8 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen ) vaccine have been administered in the U.S. CDC and FDA are reviewing data involving six reported U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the J&J vaccine.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Racism and Health

Apr 08, 2021

Today, Rochelle P. Walensky MD, MPH, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), declared racism a serious public health threat.

Federal Grantees May Now Use Funds to Purchase Fentanyl Test Strips

Apr 07, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today that federal funding may now be used to purchase rapid fentanyl test strips (FTS) in an effort to help curb the dramatic spike in drug overdose deaths largely driven by the use of strong synthetic opioids, including illicitly manufactured fentanyl.

CDC Awards $3 Billion to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Programs

Apr 07, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded funding to support local efforts to increase vaccine uptake by expanding COVID-19 vaccine programs and ensuring greater equity and access to vaccine by those disproportionately affected by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Nearly 80 percent of teachers, school staff, and childcare workers receive at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Apr 06, 2021

Nearly 80 percent of Pre-K-12 teachers, school staff, and childcare workers received at least their first shot of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of March, according to the CDC’s latest estimates and survey data.

CDC Issues Next Phase of the Conditional Sail Order for Cruise Ship Operators

Apr 02, 2021

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the next phase of technical guidance under the Framework for Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) requiring cruise lines to establish agreements at ports where they intend to operate, implement routine testing of crew, and develop plans incorporating vaccination strategies to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of COVID-19 by crew and passengers.

CDC Issues Updated Guidance on Travel for Fully Vaccinated People

Apr 02, 2021

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of vaccination, CDC recommends that fully vaccinated people can travel at low risk to themselves. A person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the last recommended dose of vaccine.

CDC Investigation Notice: CDC investigating Salmonella outbreak linked to wild songbirds

Apr 01, 2021

A CDC Investigation Notice regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/typhimurium-04-21/index.html

CDC and NIH bring COVID-19 self-testing to residents in two locales

Mar 31, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has launched an innovative community health initiative called “Say Yes! COVID Test” starting in Pitt County, North Carolina, and coming soon to Chattanooga/Hamilton County, Tennessee.

CDC Real-World Study Confirms Protective Benefits of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

Mar 29, 2021

A new CDC study provides strong evidence that mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing SARS-CoV-2 infections in real-world conditions among health care personnel, first responders, and other essential workers.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, on Extending the Eviction Moratorium

Mar 29, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Supports Efforts to End Ebola Outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Republic of Guinea

Mar 26, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, On COVID-19 Vaccination at Dialysis Centers

Mar 25, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Plans to Provide $332 Million to Support Community Health Workers for COVID-19 Prevention and Control

Mar 25, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Updates Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools to Reflect New Evidence on Physical Distance in Classrooms

Mar 19, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

CDC Initiative Creates New Water Fluoridation Technology to Support Rural Health Needs

Mar 18, 2021

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded research initiative offers access to optimally fluoridated water for up to 19 million people in the U.S. for the first time.

CDC Announces $2.25 Billion to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities in Communities that are at High-Risk and Underserved

Mar 17, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

Media Statement from CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, In Observance of One-Year Pandemic Milestone

Mar 11, 2021

CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

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