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Online 'zombie' talk grows after gory incidents

...evacuation routes and storing water and food.On Friday, a different message emerged. Chatter had become so rampant that CDC spokesman David Daigle sent an email to the Huffington Post, answering questions about the possibility of the undead walking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bizarre/2012-06-03/online-zombie-talk-grows-af
Experts debate getting flu shots now

...people are in an area where flu vaccination is being offered right now, it is perfectly OK to get your vaccine," said CDC spokesman Tom Skinner. "We believe that vaccination now will protect you through our flu season."But those who are concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2011-08-17/experts-debate-getting-flu-s
New TB policy could disrupt overseas adoptions

...necessary. "We agree it's a rare circumstance that children can transmit TB, but the reality is it can happen," said CDC spokesman Glen Nowak. He also said the CDC did not have the legal authority to exempt children being adopted by U.S. families...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/11/liv_543930.shtml
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Attorney in '07 tuberculosis scare sues officials at CDC

...lawsuit, which says he and his new bride split up because of the stress, seeks unspecified damages and court fees. CDC spokesman Tom Skinner declined to comment. Mr. Speaker, a plaintiff's attorney, was in Europe for his wedding and honeymoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/30/met_522217.shtml
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Peanut butter in jars deemed safe

...continue to conduct tests of PCA processing and packaging to determine at what point the peanuts were contaminated, CDC spokesman Tom Skinner said. Because peanuts are grown in the ground, they can come in contact with salmonella, Mr. Skinner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/24/met_508932.shtml
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Report finds more moms breast-feed

...It looks like it is an all- time high" based on CDC surveys since the mid-1980s, said Jeff Lancashire, a CDC spokesman. Experts attributed the rise to education campaigns that emphasize that breast milk is better than formula at protecting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/01/met_196998.shtml
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Ship to be scrubbed after third outbreak

...members to Charleston to help clean and a local company will steam the carpets in all staterooms and public areas.CDC spokesman Ricardo Beato said the sailing could be delayed if government vessel sanitation officials or if the Celebrity Cruises...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-18/ship-be-scrubbed-after-third-
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Experts: Being 50 pounds overweight is risky

...while continuing to emphasize that being too fat contributes to costly health problems even when it isn't deadly, CDC spokesman Tom Skinner said. The CDC "doesn't want to get fixed on a bottom-line number" because the science behind calculating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/02/liv_451926.shtml
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Fear of disease cancels surgery

...Disease Control and Prevention agreed with MCG doctors that it does not sound like the patient has the disease, said CDC spokesman Llelwyn Grant. If it had been suspected, the surgeons would not have done a brain biopsy, said Ralph Caruana, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/met_439693.shtml
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CDC provides smallpox vaccinations to some workers

...together several teams that could be quickly dispatched to the field if we did see a suspected case of smallpox," CDC spokesman Tom Skinner said Sunday. The agency expects a number of false alarms as doctors heighten their suspicion of anthrax...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/06/tec_324533.shtml
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