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Vaccines are unavoidably political

...possible for that vaccinated person to pass the disease onto another individual.Regarding the measles, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that nobody has died from the measles in the past decade, but in that same time 108 have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-22/vaccines-are-unavoidably
Separate politics, measles

...States follows a 2014 spike in reported cases. The debate has been re-opened between those who support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendations for universal childhood vaccination, and those who oppose vaccination on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-10/separate-politics-measle
Measles in Georgia, officials say

...for at Egleston at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Public health officials are working with CHOA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to identify anyone who may have been exposed to the patient and to prevent further spread of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/measles-georgia-officials-sa
Richmond County teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

...The next year, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Prevention received a $7.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to try to lower Richmond County's teen pregnancy by 10 percent by 2015.The grant, known...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-30/richmond-county-teen-pregnan
Nora Brown Hudson

...Alabama on January 16, 1939, where she graduated in 1955 from Murphy High School. She retired from the Centers for Disease Control where she worked as an Administrative Assistant. Her true life's work was raising her four children in a...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173978186
2 flu deaths near Savannah

...District is made up of Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long and McIntosh counties.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends everyone six months and older be vaccinated against the flu. The influenza virus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-09/2-flu-deaths-near-savannah
Georgia is ready for Ebola, commissioner says

...already successfully treated Ebola patients, but two others are "ready" and have received site visits from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fitzgerald said. Those treatment hospitals have asked not to be identified and the state is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-18/georgia-ready-ebola-commissi
Flu is here but might not look like flu

...the state and we are continuing to see that increase in influenza-like illness."Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out an alert that the predominant strain so far was a genetically "drifted" version of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-16/flu-here-might-not-look-flu
Flu drops in Georgia but might not last

...seen the peak, which would be wonderful. But I am not that optimistic that will be the case."While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasizes that every flu season is different and unpredictable, a chart mapping influenza-like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-09/flu-drops-georgia-might-not-
Environmental group distributing thyroid tablets in Vogtle area

...has been approved by the FDA to block the body's thyroid from absorbing a radioactive form of iodine. The Centers for Disease Control urges taking it only when advised by public health or emergency management officials.Concerned Citizens of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/environmental-group-distribu