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    Dangerous Disease Investigators

    Government health experts tasked with tracking the spread of dangerous diseases such as monkey pox and human rabies spoke at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado. The…

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    Ebola Virus

    Witnesses testified at a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on the threat of the Ebola virus. Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said the…

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    Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden held a conference call with reporters to give an update on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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    Tom Frieden on Public Health and Safety

    Tom Frieden spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon about antibiotic resistant diseases and how they are most commonly spread in hospitals. He urged quick action to get ahead of…

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    Centers for Disease Control Anthrax Lab Incident

    Witnesses testified about a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lab incident in June 2014 in which potentially dozens of staff members were exposed to anthrax because safety procedures were…

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    50th Anniversary of the Surgeon General's Report on Smoking

    Surgeon General Boris Lushniak released a new report on the health consequences of smoking as Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and senior White House officials…

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    Dr. Thomas Frieden on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Thomas Frieden talked about issues facing the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the impact of the…

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    Tom Frieden on Public Health and Safety

    Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, spoke about eminent dangers to health security, including superbugs and disasters. He also addressed the assets…

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    CDC Flu Season Update

    Dr Tom Frieden spoke about the newest Influenza information and answered questions from reporters.

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    State of U.S. Public Health

    Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the state of American’s public health, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics…

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    National HIV Strategies

    The director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the health ministers from Brazil and Swaziland talked about solutions and challenges in targeting high-risk HIV/AIDS…

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    Global HIV/AIDS Efforts

    Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about the current status of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and how U.S. contributions to global efforts tie in with the U.S. domestic response. Following his…

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    Anti-Tobacco Advertising Campaign

    Public health officials talked about a new federal government ad campaign against tobacco usage. Former smokers told stories in graphic detail about lost limbs and lungs and multiple…

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    Health and Human Services 2012 Budget

    Health and Human Service Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and other officials spoke to reporters about her department’s fiscal year 2012 budget.

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    Health Disparities Report

    Dr. Thomas Frieden talked about a new report that details racial disparities in health problems such as teen pregnancy, alcohol binging, suicide, drug overdose, high blood pressure,…

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    Influenza Vaccination and Education

    Medical experts talked about the influenza vaccine developed for the 2010-2011 flu season, distribution of the vaccine, efforts to prevent the spread of the virus, and educating the public…

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    Antibiotic Resistance

    Anthony Fauci and Thomas Frieden testified about the use of antibiotics and their growing ineffectiveness due to resistant disease strains. They highlighted a number of reasons why…

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    Preventive Health Care and Wellness Programs

    Physicians and and an economist talked about programs for preventive health care and wellness. Dr. Frieden talked about long-lasting preventive plans that can be implemented to…

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    Fiscal Year 2011 Budget

    Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke to reporters about the release of the proposed fiscal year 2011 federal budget. The Health and Human Services budget would…

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    H1N1 Swine Flu Update

    Thomas Frieden, Centers for Disease Control director, updated reporters and answered questions on 2009 H1N1 swine flu virus vaccine distribution.

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