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- abbr. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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- n. Initialism of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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- n. a federal agency in the Department of Health and Human Services; located in Atlanta; investigates and diagnoses and tries to control or prevent diseases (especially new and unusual diseases)
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An updated case count of confirmed swine flu infections in the United States is kept at www. cdc.gov CDC and local and state health agencies are working together to investigate this situation.
NEW MAP: thank you hisz. rsoe.hu www. cdc.gov Residents of California and Texas CDC has identified human cases of swine influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in people in these areas.
Summing up briefly, then, the CDC is a unique cooperative venture launched by government but designed to be run by independent directors for the benefit of all the shareholders, 90% of whom will ultimately be Canadian private citizens.
MQVN CDC is also planning an aquaculture site in New Orleans East but the location is not finalized, Nguyen said.
The CDC is the main source for national disease statistics, and the agency seems to have done a thoughtful job in putting together these latest projections, Kirkman said.
CDC is not a Federal Govt mandate imposed on the citizens.
CONAN: Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and he talked to us from Atlanta, Georgia, where the CDC is based.
The Canary Project, a rapid-response biological hazard team under the CDC is mobilized, headed by Dr. Eph Goodweather to investigate.
Even so, "CDC is the ultimate authority on life expectancy" in the United States, said Muennig, the Columbia expert.
The 61% who say the CDC is doing an excellent or good job can be contrasted with the 30% who say this of the Federal Reserve Board, making the latter the worst reviewed of nine agencies and departments rated in the July 10-12 Gallup Poll.