led the US campaign to immunize all children against vaccine-preventable infectious diseases; efforts to "link" states in search of foodborne disease outbreak causes by using molecular approaches to trace the causative organisms (PulseNet); efforts to translate science to practice, protecting women and children from such emerging infection-related conditions as toxic shock syndrome and aspirin-associated Reye syndrome.
data "may not be large enough to restrict an analysis to healthy nonsmokers," says the American Cancer Society's Michael Thun.
It has been documented that cases of herpes zoster are the infectious sources of chickenpox in susceptible persons (Arvin 1996; CDC
Some chemicals measured in the previous CDC
reports raise concern because of recent evidence that low concentrations can cause harm.
In 1998, a CDC
whistle-blower revealed that the CDC
had misled Congress about the amount of money it had spent on research on chronic fatigue syndrome, angering lawmakers and activists.
I am very concerned about what CDC
is doing and how they are operating," Sen.
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Providers should be aware of CDC
recommendations concerning: * workplace violence;
By 1994, Regis reports, "the CDC
's main business, the control of infectious diseases, was just one of dozens of jobs that the CDC
had taken on, just another of its many and diffuse assignments.
found this woman's case in April during its search for unusual HIV strains, but only after a Los Angeles County health worker had added the woman mistakenly to a registry of people with AIDS, officials said.
Similar to actions taken in other countries, CDC
quarantine officers also began screening incoming passengers for symptoms of SARS, distributing health alerts and advisories regarding SARS, and coordinating with airport personnel in the evaluation of sick passengers.
Since 1985 the CDC
has funded scores of firearm studies, all reaching conclusions that favor stricter gun control.
Physicians who diagnose it don't necessarily tell the CDC