Centers For Disease Control News
- Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000: Recalled Ground Beef from Cargill Meat Solutions - CDC Online Newsroom
CDC advises retailers not to serve or sell recalled ground beef from Cargill Meat Solutions because it may be contaminated with E. coli O26. A food safety alert has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/ecoli/2018/O26-09-18/index.html.
- Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:35:00 +0000: U.S. Challenges World to Intensify Global Fight against Antibiotic Resistance - CDC Online Newsroom
U.S. challenges world to intensify global fight against antibiotic resistance by committing to the AMR Challenge. A pledge to this initiative means escalating government, civil society, and private industry efforts to save lives from antibiotic resistance—one of the world’s greatest public health threats—by developing new vaccines and drugs, and improving use of and access to current antibiotics; by improving infection prevention and control; by reducing antibiotic resistance in the environment, like water and soil; and by sharing data to stay ahead of antibiotic-resistant germs.
- Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:05:00 +0000: Death Rates Up for 5 of the 12 Leading Causes of Death - CDC Online Newsroom
CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics today released Health, United States, 2017 – the 41st annual health of the nation report from the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to the President and Congress. This report includes an in-depth special feature that spotlights mortality in America. It examines when, why, and where individuals are dying in the United States.
- Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:45:00 +0000: U.S. burden of Alzheimer's disease, related dementias to double by 2060 - CDC Online Newsroom
The U.S. burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) will double by 2060, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:50:00 +0000: CDC provides new funds to battle the opioid overdose epidemic - CDC Online Newsroom
CDC has awarded $155 million in new funding to states and four U.S. territories to advance the understanding of the opioid overdose epidemic and to scale-up prevention and response activities, including improving the timeliness and quality of surveillance data.