Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

(CDC), agency of the U.S. Public Health Service since 1973, with headquarters in Atlanta; it was established in 1946 as the Communicable Disease Center. The CDC is the federal agency responsible for administering national programs for the prevention and control of communicable and vector-borne diseases and for developing and implementing programs for dealing with environmental health problems. It also directs quarantine activities and conducts epidemiological research, and it provides consultation on an international basis for the control of preventable diseases. The 11 centers, institutes, and offices of the agency include the centers for chronic disease prevention and health promotion, environmental health, health statistics, infectious diseases, injury prevention and control, immunizations, and occupational safety and health.
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Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which sponsored the huge project, "This is a very important step forward in the field of chronic fatigue syndrome research.
Valdiserri, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E07, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA; email: rov1@cdc.
In 1995 and 1996, the Centers for Disease Control tracked Streptococcus pneumoniae in Baltimore and the surrounding suburbs.
Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services 2004 Sep [cited 2006 Feb 17].
Also listed are links to the homepage of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Health Care Quality Promotion and to the U.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene provide funding for the Johns Hopkins program.
When electron microscopy of culture material showed virions morphologically similar to bunyaviruses, the isolate was sent to the Arboviral Diseases Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for characterization.
This month, researchers led by Philip Edelman of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report their analysis of chemicals found in the blood and urine of firefighters who worked at the WTC site [EHP 111:1906-1911].
TEL AVIV, Israel -- Tescom Software Systems Testing Ltd (LSE: TSCM), the leading quality assurance ("QA") and software testing provider, announces that Tescom USA has been selected for quality assurance consulting and software testing for a grant management application for the Division of State and Local Readiness at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
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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