The man arrived in the U.S. from Liberia on Sept. 20 and began to show symptoms of the virus on Sept. 24, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A handful of other people may have been exposed.
There are hundreds of bits of data behind the apocalyptic estimate from the Centers for Disease Control, but just one of them drove the headline-grabbing, worst-case scenario. What are the chances it’s right?
A new survey indicates most gay and bisexual men aren’t being tested for HIV and are unaware of current prevention and treatment options, and a new study by the CDC shows half living with HIV in the U.S. are not receiving appropriate medical treatment.
According to a worst-case scenario estimate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Tuesday, the virus could infect more than a million people if not brought under control. The World Health Organization estimated that more than 20,000 people could be infected by early November.
A CDC official said the alarming spike in children suffering from the illness in at least 10 states could be “just the tip of the iceberg in terms of severe cases.”
The head of the Centers For Disease Control, returning from West Africa, says the Ebola outbreak is “the world’s first Ebola epidemic.”
The organization will run advertisements with information from studies about adherence to pill’s daily regimen in several publications within the next week.
For the first time, sexual orientation has been included in a major survey by the Centers for Disease Control.
These accidents at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could have, in theory, killed members of its staff and the public.
Authorities have yet to determine if the virus, discovered in a storage room in Maryland, is alive and infectious.
WHO says the outbreak is a “public health emergency of international concern.”
An Illinois man picked up an infection after visiting the first U.S. victim of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
Leading HIV/AIDS health care organizations have signed a letter in which they endorse new federal health guidelines and condemn critics of the drug, PrEP.
As of May 2014, a total of 538 laboratory-confirmed cases and 145 deaths have been attributed to the MERS virus. Two cases have been reported in the U.S.
U.S. officials confirmed on Monday that a second U.S. case of the Middle East Respiratory System (MERS) virus was confirmed in Florida.
Two new studies released today paint a pretty grim picture of the sexual health of the country. Sexually transmitted illnesses (STIs) will unfortunately be a popular gift tonight.
They are also three times as likely to be raped, according to the first-ever nationwide study on domestic violence and sexual orientation.
One more reason to legalize marijuana, right? The CDC is trying the “scared straight” approach to anti-smoking PSAs.
Do they know something we don’t know? Sure, this is probably a PR stunt to cash in on disaster awareness but I’ll be stockpiling
sawed off shotguns can goods just in case. Get your free copies of these posters here.
The Centers for Disease Control posted a tongue-in-cheek article about preparing for a zombacalypse on their blog. Their blog subsequently crashed from all the traffic. But those lovable nerds at CDC got it back up and running!
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The Centers For Disease Control released their findings from a 2006-2008 study of the sexual behavior of 15-to-24-year-olds in the United States, aka The Percentage of People Who Are Winning, Duh. Not much has changed since their last survey in 2002. Although you’ll notice that twice as many women report same sex relations as men. Super Winning, Duh.
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Truly representing the hysteria of a nation terrified by a mysterious and dangerous disease, the social network of Twitter was aflutter (to say the least) with advice, cautions and even misheard information about the outbreak of Swine Flu in the US. Has Twitter become even more dangerous than the local news? (Depends on who you follow…)
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