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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
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
Memorial to honor Graniteville train wreck victims on 10th anniversary

...Forward." It will begin at 3 p.m. in the mezzanine. It will be preceded at 1 p.m. by a workshop on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Brownfields Project for Graniteville.The memorial's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-31/memorial-honors-graniteville
CDC sees promise, concern in Ebola fight

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to concern officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with progress in one country and increased outbreaks in others, particularly the capital of Guinea, CDC Director...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-22/cdc-sees-promise-concern-ebo
McDuffie County school system closes after influenza outbreak

...nationwide was increasing as of Dec. 6, the latest data made available through FluView, the weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Georgia was among six states and Puerto Rico experiencing high levels of influenza-like illness...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-12-17/mcduffie-county-school-sy
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
Augusta VA nurses participate in National Day of Action for Ebola Safety

...confirmed to have Ebola," she said. "Multiple levels of personal protective equipment is not acceptable."The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday it had ordered $2.7 million in personal protective equipment to help hospitals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-12/augusta-va-nurses-participat
Help fight Parkinson's

...problems; and cognitive problems. About 50,000 new cases are diagnosed each year, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is the 14th-leading cause of death in the United States.Our local chapter offers free...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-06/help-fight-parkinsons