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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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Address for correspondence: Nina Marano, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop EO3, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA; email: NMarano@cdc.
Droplet Precautions, Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals, Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, http://www.
The opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the institutions with which the authors are affiliated.
Henry Falk serves as the Director of the Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention (CCEHIP), which is one of four coordinating centers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2000, Atlanta: CDC, 2001.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has also recommended that schools allow 14-year-old students to put off tetanus-diphtheria boosters until Aug.
is Director of the REACH 2010 Demonstration Program, at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Jamieson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mailstop K34, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA; email: djamieson@cdc.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Advancing HIV Prevention: New Strategies for a Changing Epidemic-United States, 2003, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2003, 52(15): 329-332.
The following guidelines, modified in 1999 to reflect an increased risk faced by college freshmen, are set forth by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Processes of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.
The findings and conclusions in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Beth Israel Medical Center, Battelle Memorial Institute, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or the Artists Rights Society.
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