Surveillance

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Coronavirus Update With CDC Director Rochelle Walensky – January 19, 12:05P Central

Incoming @Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, MPH returns to JAMA’s Q&A series to discuss her vision and priorities for the agency, and changes in its pandemic response strategies, when she takes the reins on January 20. Read her public statement at https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/11/opinion/rochelle-walensky-cdc-director.html Tune in live at 12:05 PM Central […]

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CDC in Sierra Leone

CDC in Sierra Leone The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began working in Sierra Leone in the 1970’s, focusing on Lassa fever. In 2008, through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC began supporting Sierra Leone’s HIV response. A CDC country office was established in Sierra Leone in 2015, focusing […]

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LTCF COVID-19 Module Data Quality Webinar

The NHSN Long-term Care Facility Component is supporting the nation’s COVID-19 response by introducing a new COVID-19 Module for Long-term Care Facilities. 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://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/nhsn/2020/1553415534ltc-dataquality.mp4

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Influenza in Europe: Protect yourself and those around you

The flu has to be taken seriously — each year, around 10% of us are infected, and influenza-related complications cause hundreds of thousands of hospitalisations all across Europe. Young children and older people as well as those with chronic conditions suffer the most, but even perfectly healthy young people are at risk. Influenza expert Kari […]

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Why Use U.S. Cancer Statistics?

U.S. Cancer Statistics are the official federal cancer statistics. Learn more about the features of U.S. Cancer Statistics and how you can use the data. Audio Description Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/cancer/videos/uscs/why-use-us-cancer-statistics/why-use-us-cancer-statistics-AD-Transcript-508.txt 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://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/cancer/2020/32673267why-use-us-cancer-statistics.mp4

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The Gift of Surveillance

Helping countries respond to public health threats quickly and effectively is critical to preventing the spread of disease regionally and around the world. In 2018, CDC began partnerships with Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine, Washington State University, and Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, to strengthen epidemiological surveillance for antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in […]

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CDC in Nigeria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established an office in Nigeria in 2001. CDC works with federal and state ministries of health to address HIV, tuberculosis, malaria, and immunization for vaccine-preventable diseases as well as on strengthening laboratory, surveillance, and workforce capacity to respond to disease outbreaks. Comments on this video are allowed […]

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A Study, Science and the Details

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally established the Central America Regional (CAR) office, based in Guatemala, in 2005. In addition to Guatemala the regional office also covers Panama, Belize, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua. 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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Introduction to Public Health Surveillance

Ever wonder what public health surveillance is or why it’s important? Learn how we use public health surveillance to follow disease patterns and stop diseases in their tracks. Hear Dr. Ralph Cordell, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, talk about what makes public health surveillance an important part of public health […]

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