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Center for Disease Control

Obama Sends 3,000 Troops To West Africa To ‘Turn Tide’ On Ebola

Washington (AFP) — U.S. President Barack Obama will try to “turn the tide” on the Ebola epidemic Tuesday by ordering 3,000 U.S. military personnel to west Africa to curtail its spread as China also dispatched more experts to the region. The White House said Obama will travel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

September 16, 2014

CDC Says Illinois Man Who Met With MERS Patient Was Not Infected After All

By Karen Kaplan, Los Angeles Times Health officials at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday an Illinois man did not contract MERS from an infected business associate after all. The case, announced May 17, was believed to have been the first instance of human-to-human transmission of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus […]

May 28, 2014

Women Can Get HIV From Other Women During Sex, CDC Reports

By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times The first confirmed case of a woman contracting  HIV from another woman during sex was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week. Although there have been reports of women transmitting the human immunodeficiency virus to other women through sexual activity, they have been difficult to prove. For nearly all […]

March 14, 2014