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  • Transcript for CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak
    by krc4@cdc.gov on November 19, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    Transcript for the CDC Telebriefing on the COVID-19 Outbreak, November 19, 2020.

  • 50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products
    by krc4@cdc.gov on November 19, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6946a4.htm?s_cid=mm6946a4_w"><em>Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report</em></a> released today show that approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported currently using a tobacco product in 2019, with about 80% of those adults reporting that they use combustible products such as cigarettes.

  • CDC MEDIA TELEBRIEFING: Update on COVID-19
    by krc4@cdc.gov on November 18, 2020 at 5:10 pm

    CDC works 24/7 saving lives, protecting people from health threats, and saving money to have a more secure nation. A US federal agency, CDC helps make the healthy choice the easy choice by putting science and prevention into action. CDC works to help people live longer, healthier and more productive lives.

  • Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Ends
    by krc4@cdc.gov on November 18, 2020 at 11:05 am

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joins the global public health community in marking the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in Equateur Province.

  • CDC Expands U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with new Social Determinants of Health Module
    by krc4@cdc.gov on November 17, 2020 at 2:45 pm

    The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) has expanded the U.S. Diabetes Surveillance System with a new social determinants of health (SDOH) module to help identify under-resourced areas of the United States and assess the potential impact of health disparities on diabetes burden and risk factors.