Ebola could reach 1.4 million in Africa

...by early next year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.However...response can stem that tide, CDC Director Tom Frieden said...epidemic," he said.The CDC created a model for how the...epidemic, Smith said. But the CDC is taking a two-track approach...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...future heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.A report from Georgia...Vital Signs report, the CDC said more than 90 percent...principal director of the CDC. "A poor diet in childhood...diseases," Zhu said. The CDC found a similar effect of...

Drugstores, retailers dive deeper into vaccines

...some common questions and answers from the CDC to consider as flu season approaches...When should I get vaccinated?The CDC prefers that you do this by October because...version.For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/flushot.htm...

Peach Belt Conference forum addresses violence and sex assault

...students. She added the rate runs higher for male student-athletes."If 1 out of 3 college students had the measles, the CDC would quarantine campuses until it got under control," she said. And the perpetrators are typically not random people wandering...

One positive TB reaction at Columbia County elementary school

The Columbia County Health Department administered the test to 62 children and adults at the school in Evans on Wednesday and results were revealed Friday, said the health department's county Nurse Manager Linda Graves.

West Nile case in Richmond County prompts new spraying of 'hot spots'

...spokeswoman Nancy Nydam. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list six "neuroinvasive...West Nile, according to CDC. Nationwide, there have...year since, according to CDC data.The new case was in...Georgia, according to the CDC. But in Florida, there...

Augusta sickness likely part of outbreak

...are also in this outbreak."The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday it is investigating...Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at CDC.In more than half of those cases...children have died, she said. The CDC has been contacted by a dozen other states...

Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...in Virginia, one in Idaho and one in North Carolina. But the CDC hedged when tying fatalities to salmonella."The nine deaths...outbreak, but were not definitively caused by Salmonella," the CDC said in a May 2009 report.Marler said all nine who died tended...

Internal investigation finds CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident in lab

...at the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A lab scientist...and sent the mix to another CDC lab and to an outside lab...before it was discovered.CDC officials have called the...Schuchat, who oversees the CDC's Influenza Division...

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial

ALBANY, Ga.- A federal jury convicted the owner of a peanut plant and two others Friday in a salmonella outbreak that prompted one of the largest U.S. food recalls ever, sickened hundreds across the country and was linked to several deaths.