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  • Disease Control and Prevention
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    Disease Control and Prevention

    Dr. Vagelos was presented the Fries Prize for Improving Health. In 1987 Dr. Vagelos led the effort for Merck’s donation of its new medicine to treat river blindness to all who needed it.…

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  • Preventive Health Care
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    Preventive Health Care

    As part of the National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Dr. Marks talked about accomplishments and initiatives of the Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention. Topics…

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  • SARS Investigation
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    SARS Investigation

    Ms Gerberding spoke to reporters about the investigation into Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and about a new test for the HIV/AIDS virus. Following her remarks she answered…

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  • SARS Investigation
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    SARS Investigation

    Ms. Gerberding spoke to reporters about the investigation into the deadly disease known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). She reviewed the numbers of domestic and international…

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  • The Role of Prevention
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    The Role of Prevention

    Forum participants spoke about innovations in the area of vaccines. Mr. Blane and Ms. Bumpers received awards for their efforts at immunization. The audio for this program is occasionally…

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  • US Cancer Rates
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    U.S. Cancer Rates

    Participants talked to reporters about new data on cancer rates in the U.S. They gave statistics about the decline of incidents and deaths related to cancer. They attributed the decline in…

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