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hand holding pen writing a reminder CDC reminds travelers to Europe: Protect against measles https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0719-europe-measles.html
With the peak summer travel season under way, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reminding travelers to Europe and other global destinations to take steps to protect themselves against measles amid outbreaks of the disease.
More than 14,000 cases of measles have been reported in Europe since January 2016, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. In the past year, 35 people across Europe have died from the disease, according to the World Health Organization.
Read More https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0719-europe-measles.html New CDC report: More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes New CDC report: More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0718-diabetes-report.html
More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a new report https://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/pdfs/data/statistics/national-diabetes-statistics-report.pdf released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report finds that as of 2015, 30.3 million Americans 9.4 percent of the U.S. population have diabetes. Another 84.1 million have prediabetes, a condition that if not treated often leads to type 2 diabetes within five years.
Read More https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0718-diabetes-report.html hand holding pen writing a reminder CDC awards $12 million to help states fight opioid overdose epidemic https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2017/p0717-opioid-funding.html
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be awarding this week more than $12 million to 23 states and the District of Columbia to support their responses to the opioid overdose epidemic. The funds will be used to strengthen prevention efforts and better track of opioid-related overdoses. CDC expects to announce additional funding awards for state opioid overdose prevention programs later in the summer.
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