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April 15, 2018
A romaine lettuce field near San Luis, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2016. E. coli linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz., region has infected nearly three dozen people in 11 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Caitlin O’Hara/The New York Times)
E. coli outbreak in 11 states linked to store-bought chopped romaine lettuce, CDC says
April 15, 2018 - 10:18am
March 12, 2018
X-rays of a young child's teeth are taken at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry, a joint center run by the Seattle Children's Hospital and the University of Washington to provide dental services to children and infants. (Stuart Isett/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Dentists keep dying of this deadly lung disease. The CDC can't figure out why.
March 12, 2018 - 11:20am
March 9, 2018
Reader's View: Treat gun deaths as public-health concern
March 9, 2018 - 8:06pm
March 3, 2018
Local View: Just give teachers guns, right? No, let’s join kids in demanding real answers
March 3, 2018 - 5:27pm
February 28, 2018
The CDC researcher who mysteriously vanished had recently been passed over for a promotion, police say
February 28, 2018 - 12:02pm
January 31, 2018
Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention since last summer, resigned her position on Wednesday. Photo by Melissa Golden for The Washington Post.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director resigns because of conflicts over financial interests
January 31, 2018 - 12:52pm
January 19, 2018
Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Image from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Afraid of getting sick? Six things you can do at home
January 19, 2018 - 11:02am
January 18, 2018
A 10-year-old who was healthy as 'an ox' catches a deadly case of the flu
January 18, 2018 - 4:08pm
January 12, 2018
Reader's View: We get flu shots 'to stay alive'
January 12, 2018 - 8:11pm
CDC says 'There's lots of flu in lots of places.' And it's not going away anytime soon.
January 12, 2018 - 2:37pm
January 5, 2018
Reader’s View: Of course the CDC would push flu shots
January 5, 2018 - 5:25pm
December 23, 2017
Kathleen Parker
National view: Words that weren't banned and those that should be
December 23, 2017 - 6:55pm
December 16, 2017
CDC gets list of forbidden words: fetus, transgender, diversity
December 16, 2017 - 12:51pm
November 7, 2017
In an undated handout, a Culex quinquefasciatus mosquito, which spreads the West Nile virus, on a human finger. (James Gathany/Centers For Disease Control via The New York Times)
New evidence of brain damage from West Nile virus, scientists say
November 7, 2017 - 3:20pm
June 27, 2017
Steve Sack / Cagle Cartoons
Local View: Vaccinations are a shared responsibility
June 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
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