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CDC

abbr.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC

abbreviation for
1. (in the US) Center for Disease Control
2. Commonwealth Development Corporation

CDC

Centers for Disease Control.
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Noun1.CDC - a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
Atlanta, capital of Georgia - state capital and largest city of Georgia; chief commercial center of the southeastern United States; was plundered and burned by Sherman's army during the American Civil War
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CDC

[ˌsiːdiːˈsiː] n abbr (US) (=center for disease control)CD drive n (in computer)lecteur m de CD

CDC

V. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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Widdowson is a medical epidemiologist in the Respiratory and Enteric Viruses Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services, is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.
Currently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is leading an initiative to build a national EPHT network that will meld data from these three components into a network of standardized electronic data systems and will provide valid scientific information on environmental exposures and adverse health conditions and the possible spatial and temporal relations between them.
McDougal, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
1)Source: Cigarette Smoking Among Adults -- United States, 2003, MMWR Weekly, May 27, 2005, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Meltzer, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop D-59, 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA; fax: 404-371-5445; email: mmeltzer@cdc.
It consisted of the following persons: David Bell, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (coordinator); Angus Nicoll, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden, and Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom (working group chair); Keiji Fukuda, WHO, Geneva, Switzerland; Peter Horby, WHO, Hanoi, Vietnam; and Arnold Monto, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
The General Information section provides a list of links to federal and international health data resources including health alerts and advisories, the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, and the homepage for the National Center for Infectious Diseases of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
In the United States, understanding the potential threat for zoonotic disease outbreaks in natural disaster settings, local and state agencies and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have worked in partnership with nongovernmental and other federal agencies to augment surveillance systems to allow for early detection and response to potential rodent- and insect-borne infectious disease threats (3).
SiteScape(R), the premier provider of secure web-based workflow and collaboration solutions, today announced that the company has recently won contracts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the primary goal of this centers program is to develop applied intervention and prevention methods based on basic research findings.

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