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Current CDC Updates

CDC Activates Emergency Operations Center for Monkeypox Response

Jun 28, 2022

Today, CDC continues to lean forward with an aggressive public health response to the monkeypox outbreak by activating its Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

CDC Recommends Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for Children and Adolescents

Jun 24, 2022

Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine be used as an option for children ages 6 through 17 years.

HIV Testing Dropped Sharply Among Key Groups During First Year of COVID-19 Pandemic

Jun 23, 2022

New CDC data published ahead of National HIV Testing Day (Monday, June 27) show a sharp decrease in the number of CDC-funded HIV tests administered in health care and non-health-care settings (43% and 50%, respectively) from 2019 to 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CDC Assists with Meningococcal Disease Outbreak Investigation in Florida

Jun 22, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues its collaboration with the Florida Department of Health to investigate one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease among gay and bisexual men in U.S. history. At least 24 cases and 7 deaths among gay and bisexual men have been reported.

CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccines for Young Children

Jun 18, 2022

Today, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that all children 6 months through 5 years of age should receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

CDC Rescinds Order Requiring Negative Pre-Departure COVID-19 Test Prior to Flight to the US

Jun 10, 2022

Today, CDC is announcing that the Order requiring persons to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, will be rescinded, effective on June 12, 2022 at 12:01AM ET.

CDC Media Alert: Backyard poultry contact linked to more than 200 Salmonella illnesses in 2022

Jun 10, 2022

A CDC investigation notice regarding multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/backyardpoultry-06-22/index.html

CDC Monkeypox Response: Transmission

Jun 09, 2022

Monkeypox virus is a completely different virus than the viruses that cause COVID-19 or measles.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2022 U.S. Monkeypox Investigation

Jun 09, 2022

Experts from CDC, HHS, and the White House will discuss the latest regarding the cases of monkeypox in the United States and the testing options available for the public.

CDC Awards $215 Million in Funding to Advance National Cancer Prevention and Control toward Cancer Moonshot Goals

Jun 08, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today announced first-year funding awards of $215 million in a 5-year, $1.1 billion investment into three national programs to prevent and control cancer.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2022 U.S. Monkeypox Investigation

Jun 03, 2022

Experts from CDC, HHS, and the White House will discuss the latest regarding the cases of monkeypox in the United States.

CDC releases draft cancer cluster guidelines for public comment

May 31, 2022

CDC/ATSDR has released a draft of its Guidelines for Examining Unusual Patterns of Cancer and Environmental Concerns for public comment. Comments are open through the Federal Register until July 25, 2022.

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg infections

May 23, 2022

A CDC food safety alert regarding a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Senftenberg infections has been posted: https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/senftenberg-05-22/index.html

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2022 U.S. Monkeypox Investigation

May 23, 2022

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss the latest regarding the cases of monkeypox in the United States.a0523

Transcript for Vital Signs Telebriefing: Firearm deaths show historic increase

May 20, 2022

CDC Media Briefing — New Vital Signs Report Firearm deaths show historic increase: What can be done to prevent firearm homicides and suicides?

CDC Strengthens Recommendations and Expands Eligibility for COVID-19 Booster Shots

May 19, 2022

Following today’s meeting of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP), CDC is expanding eligibility of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to everyone 5 years of age and older.

CDC and Health Partners Responding to Monkeypox Case in the U.S.

May 18, 2022

Case identified after monkeypox clusters in several other countries

Update on Children with Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Cause

May 18, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to work with health departments and clinicians nationwide to identify and investigate hepatitis of unknown cause impacting children.

Firearm Deaths Grow, Disparities Widen

May 10, 2022

Firearms were involved in 79% of all homicides and 53% of all suicides in 2020.

CDC Media Briefing — New Vital Signs Report Firearm deaths show historic increase What can be done to prevent firearm homicides and suicides?

May 09, 2022

Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a 35% increase in the firearm homicide rate, with the rate in 2020 reaching its highest level in over 25 years, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on Acute Hepatitis of Unknown Cause

May 05, 2022

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss the latest regarding the cases of acute hepatitis of unknown cause.

CDC Recommendation for Masks and Travel

May 03, 2022

At this time, CDC recommends that everyone aged 2 and older – including passengers and workers – properly wear a well-fitting mask or respirator over the nose and mouth in indoor areas of public transportation (such as airplanes, trains, etc.) and transportation hubs (such as airports, stations, etc.).

Proactive Statement: MMWR on children with acute hepatitis and adenovirus infection in Alabama

Apr 29, 2022

A new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today, “Acute Hepatitis and Adenovirus Infection Among Children — Alabama, October 2021–February 2022” provides additional clinical and epidemiologic information from an ongoing investigation involving children in Alabama with hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) of unknown cause.

U.S. Case of Human Avian Influenza A(H5) Virus Reported

Apr 28, 2022

A person has tested positive for avian influenza A(H5) virus (H5 bird flu) in the U.S., as reported by Colorado and confirmed by CDC.

CDC’s Annual Gathering of Disease Detectives Showcases Findings from the Front Lines of Public Health

Apr 28, 2022

CDC will hold its annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference May 2-5, 2022, via a virtual platform that is free and open to the public. This conference highlights CDC’s disease detectives’ outbreak investigations, innovative analyses, and unity in service.

Transcript for CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Apr 28, 2022

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 Press Release: Hypertensive disorders in pregnancy affect 1 in 7 hospital deliveries

Apr 28, 2022

The prevalence of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy (HDP) among delivery hospitalizations increased from about 13% in 2017 to 16% in 2019, affecting at least 1 in 7 delivery hospitalizations during this period, according to a CDC report.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19

Apr 26, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Was Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

Apr 22, 2022

Two reports released in today’s MMWR use CDC’s National Vital Statistics System to look at death rates in the United States and find that differences in death rates still remain between certain racial and ethnic minority groups.

CDC Alerts Providers to Hepatitis Cases of Unknown Origin

Apr 21, 2022

CDC today issued a nationwide health alert to notify clinicians and public health authorities about a cluster of children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection – and to ask all physicians to be on the lookout for symptoms and to report any suspected cases of hepatitis of unknown origin to their local and state health departments.

CDC Media Telebriefing: Vaccination Coverage with Selected Vaccines and Exemption Rates Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2020–21 School Year

Apr 21, 2022

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss Thursday’s MMWR, “Vaccination Coverage with Selected Vaccines and Exemption Rates Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2020–21 School Year.” Information presented in the telebriefing is embargoed until Thursday, April 21 at 1pm ET.

CDC Statement on Masks in Public Transportation Settings

Apr 20, 2022

To protect CDC’s public health authority beyond the ongoing assessment announced last week, CDC has asked DOJ to proceed with an appeal in Health Freedom Defense Fund, Inc., et al., v. Biden, et al.

CDC Launches New Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics

Apr 19, 2022

Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the launch of the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA). CFA seeks to enhance the nation’s ability to use data, models, and analytics to enable timely, effective decision-making in response to public health threats for CDC and its public health partners.

CDC Mask Order Remains in Effect and CDC Realigns Travel Health Notice System

Apr 13, 2022

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.

New data suggest STDs continued to increase during first year of the COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 12, 2022

Reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States decreased during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, but most resurged by the end of that year.

CDC Media Telebriefing: 2020 STD Surveillance Report

Apr 12, 2022

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss the 2020 STD Surveillance Report.

CDC Public Health Determination and Termination of Title 42 Order

Apr 01, 2022

Today, following a thorough reassessment, the CDC Director is issuing a Public Health Determination and terminating an Order under 42 U.S.C. §§ 265, 268 and 42 C.F.R. § 71.40 (i.e., “Title 42”), suspending the right to introduce migrants into the United States.

New CDC data illuminate youth mental health threats during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 31, 2022

New CDC analyses, published today, shine additional light on the mental health of U.S. high school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, including a disproportionate level of threats that some students experienced.

CDC Media Telebriefing: New CDC data illuminate youth mental health threats During the COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 31, 2022

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss the MMWR Supplement on high schoolers’ health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CDC Recommends Additional Boosters for Certain Individuals

Mar 29, 2022

Data continue to show the importance of vaccination and booster doses to protect individuals both from infection and severe outcomes of COVID-19.

CDC Statement on President’s Fiscal Year 2023 Budget

Mar 28, 2022

Today, the Biden Administration released the President’s FY 2023 budget. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) budget request for FY 2023 includes $10.675 billion in discretionary budget authority, Public Health Service evaluation funds, and Prevention and Public Health Funds, which is $2.3 billion over the FY 2022 appropriation.

Effect of COVID-19 on Tuberculosis in the U.S.

Mar 24, 2022

In the United States, reported tuberculosis (TB) disease diagnoses fell 20% in 2020 and remained 13% lower in 2021 than TB disease diagnoses made prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to preliminary CDC data published today.

COVID-19 vaccines continue to protect against hospitalization and death among adults

Mar 18, 2022

COVID-19 vaccination continues to help protect adults against severe illness with COVID-19, including hospitalizations and death, according to two reports released in today’s MMWR.

U.S. Adult Tobacco Product Use Decreased from 2019 to 2020

Mar 18, 2022

Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today show decreases in the use of commercial tobacco products overall, combustible tobacco products, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and two or more tobacco products among U.S. adults from 2019 to 2020.

Title 42 Termination with Respect to Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children

Mar 11, 2022

Title 42 Termination with Respect to Unaccompanied Noncitizen Children

CDC Updates COVID-19 Community Levels

Mar 11, 2022

CDC has updated the COVID-19 Community Level at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html.  As of March 10, 2022, more than 98% of the U.S. population is in a location with low or medium COVID-19 Community Level.

Approximately 2.55 Million Students Reported Currently Using a Tobacco Product in 2021

Mar 10, 2022

The 2021 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) was conducted among U.S. middle and high school students during the COVID-19 pandemic and revealed that youth tobacco use remains a serious public health concern. About 2.55 million U.S. middle and high school students reported current (past 30-day) use of a tobacco product in 2021, according to new data released in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Mask Use on Public Transportation

Mar 10, 2022

At CDC’s recommendation, TSA will extend the security directive for mask use on public transportation and transportation hubs for one month, through April 18th.

CDC Updates COVID-19 Community Levels

Mar 03, 2022

CDC just updated the COVID-19 Community Level. As of March 3 more than 90% of the U.S. population is in a location with low or medium COVID-19 Community Level

CDC’s Tips From Former Smokers® Returns With Powerful New Ads

Feb 28, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) campaign, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, returns today with new ads encouraging people who smoke to quit.

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