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COVID-19 and Diabetes: The Importance of Prevention, Management and Support

During this COCA Call, presenters will focus on current information about the impact and increased risk for COVID-19 complications in people with diabetes and the importance of diabetes prevention, management, and support. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/wmv/2020/07282020_COCA_Call_Trim.mp4

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I Am CDC – Martinez

I joined CDC in 2008, a childhood dream of mine after watching the evening news, and hearing CDC reports on disease outbreaks and chronic disease trends. Growing up in rural Alabama, I witnessed public health challenges firsthand, including chronic diseases, such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance […]

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Responding to Outbreaks

An outbreak of the Ebola virus hits in western Uganda and caused dozens of illnesses or deaths. In RESPONDING TO OUTBREAKS, a team of investigators from the CDC Special Pathogens Branch travels to Uganda. They work to bring the outbreak under control and learn more about the reservoir hosts for the Ebola and Marburg viruses. […]

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CDC Global Health Security

Global health security is the existence of strong and resilient public health systems that can prevent, detect, and respond to infectious disease threats, wherever they occur in the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works 24/7 to protect the health, safety, and security of the American people and fight global health threats […]

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update and Information for Long-term Care Facilities

During this COCA Call, presenters will focus on current information about COVID-19 as it relates to long-term care facilities, including nursing homes. Topics will include infection prevention and control guidance, steps facilities should take to prepare, and available resources. Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can […]

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