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...

Augusta hospitals monitor, prep for Ebola

...monitoring the Ebola outbreak and participating in calls with the CDC. Should they get a suspected case, both hospitals would follow...Coule said the patient would be isolated and GRMC would follow CDC guidelines "but with an extra dose of caution. For most things...

HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

A vaccine against a very common sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer has proven safe and effective over eight years, a Georgia Regents University researcher said.

US doctor with Ebola in Atlanta for treatment

...in Liberia.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received "nasty e-mails...Ebola into the country!?" CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden...doctors who get sick at the CDC, just up the hill. It is...health specialist who led the CDC's disease detectives program...

Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

...report card from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows.In 2011 - the latest...GHN in commenting about the CDC report."Moreover, the...long as recommended, the CDC report says. Of infants...of Public Health said the CDC report is based on data from...

2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in Atlanta

...University Hospital, just downhill from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She arrived two days after Kent Brantly, a doctor...impossible to know whether the drug saved these workers, CDC Director Tom Frieden emphasized."Every medicine has...

Georgia salmonella trial shows how US food safety relies on honor system

...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 with county-by-county information on...

CDC lab workers might have been exposed to anthrax

About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention might have been accidentally...lab in at least a decade. CDC officials say the risk of...investigation to date, CDC believes that other CDC staff, family members...

Norovirus causes most food illnesses, CDC says

...cruise ships, is actually the culprit, said CDC Director Thoams Frieden."In fact, norovirus...norovirus and between 2009 and 2012 the CDC identified 1,008 foodborne outbreaks of...seven in South Carolina, according to the CDC's Vital Signs report.Nearly two-thirds...

Sex questions still taboo on teen survey

ATLANTA -- In a CDC-sponsored survey, Georgia high school...recording of students' identities. (The CDC noted that nationally, cigarette smoking...Department of Education official to the CDC, the state said it would not apply for...