Centers for Disease Control


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Cen′ters for Disease′ Control`


n.
an agency of the U.S. Public Health Service charged with the investigation and control of contagious disease in the nation. Abbr.: CDC
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ISLAMABAD -- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) jointly held a workshop on Zoonotic diseases, which are the animal diseases that can spread to humans, such as Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic fever, rabies, brucellosis and avian influenza.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends using forceps or tweezers to grab the tick as close to the skin as possible, and without twisting, pulling it straight up with steady, even pressure.
This year was highlighted by the establishment of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Collaborating Center for Emerging and Remerging Zoonoses.
Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Sept.
Since reaching an all-time low in 2000, the rate of primary and secondary syphilis has climbed steadily, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; it rose by 8% between 2003 and 2004, reaching 2.7 cases per 100,000 population.
An early report from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)/U.S.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the deaths raise concern because all three were under 30, while CJD usually only strikes people older than 45.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov/tohacco Access the Surgeon General's reports on tobacco and other tobacco-related education and research materials.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, every year between 5 and 20 percent of the U.S.
In a 2001 report on trends in colorectal cancer screening, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that in 1999 only 20.6% of U.S.
In 1988, the Centers for Disease Control had determined that African American men and women each accounted for 70 percent of all AIDS cases in their respective gender groups.

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