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Augusta hospitals monitor, prep for Ebola

...worldwide to keep abreast of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and keep up with what health agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending for screening and potentially handling infectious patients.The Emory study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/augusta-hospitals-monitor-pr
HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...that if you wait until you're 15 years old versus 11-12, it may be too late at that point in time."The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has made it a top priority to increase HPV vaccination rates, which hover around 30 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/hpv-vaccine-safe-effective-o
Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

...fishy, according to an internal investigation.The accident happened in January at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A lab scientist accidently mixed a deadly strain of bird flu with a tamer strain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-15/internal-investigation-finds-
FDA: Peanut plant linked to deaths took 5 days to disclose salmonella tests

...bankrupt. The 2008-09 salmonella outbreak prompted one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 714 people in 46 states were infected and nine people died ? three in Minnesota...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-07/fda-peanut-plant-linked-de
FDA agent: Peanut plant 'not fit' to produce food

...bankrupt.The 2008-09 salmonella outbreak prompted one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history.The Centers for Disease Control and Pre vention found that 714 people in 46 states were infected and nine people died.Prosecutors say Peanut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-06/fda-agent-peanut-plant-not-fi
2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

...Writebol, 59, traveled from Monrovia, Liberia, to Emory University Hospital, just downhill from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She arrived two days after Kent Brantly, a doctor with whom she had worked in Liberia and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-05/2nd-american-aid-worker-ebola-arriv
Georgia salmonella trial shows how US food safety relies on honor system

...every year in the United States, with about 23,000 hospitalizations and 450 deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.The CDC says it has tracked salmonella outbreaks since 1962. It even has an interactive map...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-09/georgia-salmonella-trial-show
Salmonella tests were fake, Georgia peanut plant manager says

...went bankrupt, but by then the outbreak had prompted one of the largest food recalls in U.S. history.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that 714 people in 46 states were infected and nine people died ? three in Minnesota...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-08/salmonella-tests-were-fake-ge
Another case for stronger borders

...isn't an extremely heightened reaction precisely what this nation needs?Indeed, Tom Frieden, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Thursday that people "inevitably" would enter the United States with Ebola symptoms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-08/another-case-stronger
Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

...lags behind the national averages on infant breastfeeding rates, a newly released report card from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.In 2011 - the latest year the data were available - 79.2 percent of newborn infants...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/ga-low-breastfeeding-report-