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In 1947 CDC offered disaster aid in response to multiple chemical explosions in Texas City, Texas. Afterwards, CDC was designated as the official response agency for future epidemics and disasters. Learn more about CDC’s history: http://1.usa.gov/29axqXC
CDC’s 70th Anniversary: For 70 years, CDC has put proven science into action to keep Americans safe from health threats. See key moments in CDC history.
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Become a lab leader and apply today through August 15 for CDC’s Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS). The two year program will provide hands-on experiences and mentoring from CDC lab scientists. Apply now: http://www.cdc.gov/lls
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New CDC Museum Exhibit: Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James Mollison, July 11 – October 28, 2016. Through photography of children from around the world, the new exhibit explores the vulnerability of children and their need for a safe environment where they sleep each night. Plan your visit: http://bit.ly/29KpVHG
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Today’s encore presentation of CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds highlights the importance of preventing Aedes mosquito-borne diseases and the need for improved diagnostic, prevention and control measures. Join us at 1:00 pm ET for the rebroadcast. http://1.usa.gov/1rzB4JL
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Outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases depend on many factors and are especially difficult to predict, prevent and control. The best way to prevent Aedes-borne diseases is to control mosquito populations and prevent mosquito bites. Watch a rebroadcast of CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds session on Tuesday, July 19 at 1:00 pm ET. http://1.usa.gov/1rzB4JL
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Join us for an encore presentation of Public Health Grand Rounds. This encore presentation includes valuable information on Zika virus disease and how you can prevent all mosquito-borne diseases. This session will be available via webcast only on Tuesday, July 19 at 1 p.m. (EDT).

Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are the primary vectors for dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika viruses. Dengue accounts for almost 100 million cases of disease per year. In the last 50 years, dengue has increased 30-fold by expanding into new countries and new areas. Chikungunya often occurs in large outbreaks with high infection rates, affecting more than a third of the population in areas where the virus is circulating. In 2014, more than a million cases were reported worldwide. While chikungunya rarely results in death, the symptoms can be severe and disabling.

Outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases depend on many factors and are especially difficult to predict, prevent and control. Because there are no licensed vaccines available to prevent dengue, chikungunya, or Zika virus infections, controlling mosquito populations and reducing bites are currently the most effective prevention measures.

This encore session of Grand Rounds highlighted the importance of preventing Aedes mosquito-borne diseases and the need for improved diagnostic, prevention and control measures. This topic is especially important in light of the recent and ongoing outbreak of Zika virus.
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Marc Fischer, MD, MPH
Chief, Surveillance and Epidemiology Activity, Arboviral Diseases Branch
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

Thomas W. Scott, PhD
Professor and Director, Vector-Borne Disease Laboratory
Department of Entomology and Nematology
University of California, Davis

Harold Margolis, MD
Branch Chief, Dengue Branch
Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

Visit the Public Health Grand Rounds website for two new Beyond the Data interviews and hear experts discuss the effects of Zika virus and how you can protect yourself and your family.
2016 Beyond the Data Interviews Presented by:

Ronald Rosenberg, ScD
Associate Director for Science, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC

Sonja Rasmussen, MD, MS
Editor-in-Chief, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
Director, Division of Public Health Information Dissemination
Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services, CDC

For more information on CDC Public Health Grand Rounds, visit http://www.cdc.gov/cdcgrandrounds/index.htm
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If you missed our Public Health Grand Rounds in recognition of CDC’s 70th Anniversary, you can watch the video of this special session. CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden and six former directors discussed public health events that have occurred at CDC over the past 70 years. http://bit.ly/29QDKX0
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Looking for an exciting public health career? Apply today to become a CDC disease detective. The two year post graduate program provides on the job training for health professionals interested in epidemiology. Apply now to be part of the 2017 EIS class: http://1.usa.gov/1Kz7H5Z
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As a disease detective with CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Sarah Tinker yearned to be on the frontlines of the Zika response. When she was asked to give Colombia some much-needed help, she was ready to go. She deployed to Colombia in April and June 2016 to help track pregnant women exposed to Zika. Read more about her work in new #CDCResponder story. http://bit.ly/2a0J8G9
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CDC is assisting in the investigation of a case of Zika in a Utah resident who is a family contact of the elderly Utah resident who died in late June. The deceased patient had traveled to an area with Zika and lab tests showed he had uniquely high amounts of virus—more than 100,000 times higher than seen in other samples of infected people—in his blood. State and local public health disease control specialists, along with CDC, are investigating how the second resident became infected. http://bit.ly/29Q9REK
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Seventy years ago, in 1946, Malaria Control in War Areas, a program within the US Public Health Service, transitioned into the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) on July 1. That same year, the US became malaria-free. Learn more about CDC’s 70 year history: http://1.usa.gov/29axqXC
CDC’s 70th Anniversary: For 70 years, CDC has put proven science into action to keep Americans safe from health threats. See key moments in CDC history.
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Join us for an encore presentation of CDC’s Public Health Grand Rounds on July 19, at 1:00 p.m. ET on mosquito-borne diseases. Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes are the primary vectors for dengue, chikungunya, yellow fever, and Zika viruses. This rebroadcast highlights the importance of preventing all Aedes mosquito-borne diseases. http://1.usa.gov/1rzB4JL
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