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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
August 22, 2017
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Glesne joins CDS in Willmar
August 22, 2017 - 11:23am
January 15, 2016
CDC: New bird flu strain outbreak found in Indiana turkey flock
January 15, 2016 - 5:15pm
December 10, 2014
Nearly half of Americans think flu shot can make you sick
December 10, 2014 - 11:21pm
October 12, 2014
Texas health worker becomes first in U.S. to contract Ebola
October 12, 2014 - 11:20pm
October 1, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, speaks at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia Tuesday. (REUTERS/Tami Chappell)
Traveler from Liberia is first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S.
October 1, 2014 - 12:12am
May 2, 2013
U.S. suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
May 2, 2013 - 11:10am
September 26, 2009
Cindy Forbes cleans her hands between customers Thursday at Cash Wise Foods in Willmar. Customers and employees of the grocery store have access to sanitizer for their hands, grocery carts or other surfaces. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
CDC recommends relaxing rules of sick leave during flu outbreak
September 26, 2009 - 12:00am
January 24, 2009
Hib resurgence worries state health officials; parents are urged to vaccinate children
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am