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Learn steps you can take to help prevent food poisoning when shopping for, cooking, and storing chicken.
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A big cheer for National Protect Your Hearing Month — remember to bring earplugs so nothing can stop you from cheering for your team at the big game! Learn more:
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CDC Oct 20
Cleaning up after Hurricane ? Standing water risks include infectious diseases, chemical hazards, and injuries.
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CDC Oct 19
Prevent CO poisoning. If the power is out, DON’T run a generator or any gas-powered engine inside! Use generators in a dry area, at least 20 feet away from any window, door, or vent.
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CDC Oct 19
Replying to @jenlcan
Yes, this year the nasal spray flu vaccine is approved for use in non-pregnant individuals, 2 years through 49 years of age. However, it is possible that some flu vaccine providers did not order the nasal spray option.
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CDC Oct 19
Cases of have been reported in . Monkeypox is a rare disease spread by contact w/ an infected person or animal (dead or alive). should avoid contact w/ people or animals that may be sick, & wash hands often w/ soap & water.
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CDC Injury Center Oct 19
Today launched the 6th in a series of interactive Rx trainings for healthcare providers addressing dosing. Get the training here:
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CDC Oct 19
Replying to @frangiaq
CDC strives to strike a balance between providing information that is beneficial to the public’s health & protecting the privacy of patients & their families. Therefore, CDC is currently deferring to states to release information about acute flaccid myelitis cases as they choose.
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CDC Oct 19
The travel notice for in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been raised from level 1 to level 2. Risk of Ebola to most travelers is low with potential increased risk to those going in or near the outbreak area. : .
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CDC Oct 19
Replying to @CDCgov
Answer: All of the above! Handwashing is essential during key times each day when germs are likely to get on your hands and easily spread to others.
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CDC Oct 19
You can’t see them, but germs are everywhere! Protect yourself and your family from getting sick by washing your hands the right way.
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Dr. Robert R. Redfield Oct 19
New : In 2017, West Nile virus was the most common germ spread by mosquito bites in the continental U.S. Cases of WNV occur during mosquito season, which starts in the summer and continues through fall. Learn how you can reduce your risk of WNV:
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CDC Oct 19
Different practices in investigating and reporting sudden unexpected infant deaths can affect prevention efforts and the ability to reliably monitor trends and identify risk factors. Watch Live on Facebook, October 23 at 1 pm ET.
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CDC Emerging Infections Oct 18
Keep your eyes safe this ! Wearing decorative contacts without a prescription can lead to a scary infection.
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CDC Oct 18
Salmonella outbreak linked to various raw chicken products includes 92 people from 29 states. Always handle raw chicken carefully and cook it to 165°F. More info:
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CDC_NCBDDD Oct 18
Planning a vacation this ? If you are thinking about getting pregnant, remember is not over. Consider the area’s risk of as you plan your trip:
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CDC Oct 18
When Emily and Caroline tested positive for the BRCA gene mutation, they both faced important decisions. Watch as two sisters facing the same breast cancer risk share their two different paths: .
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CDC Emergency Oct 18
Check for growth in your home or business after a . Put on personal protective gear, including waterproof boots, gloves, goggles, & a N95 respirator, before entering a home with mold. Learn more:
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CDC Emergency Oct 18
Use ONLY safe water for personal hygiene after a flood. Do not use floodwater or water you suspect is contaminated to bathe, brush your teeth, or wash your hands. Learn more:
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CDC Oct 18
Unite against bullying. Support kindness, acceptance, and inclusion everywhere.
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