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    Zika Virus Prevention Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden was one of the three witnesses at a hearing on prevention efforts against the Zika virus. Dr. Frieden in his testimony outlined the preparations in the U.S. for the…

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    Zika Virus Response Efforts

    Dr. Tom Frieden talked about efforts to combat the Zika virus. He also responded to questions from the audience.

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    Global Zika Virus Outbreak

    The directors of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and USAID’s assistant administrator for global health testified at a…

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    Newsmakers with Tom Frieden

    Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), talked about the Zika virus, how it is transmitted, its reported appearance in the U.S., and how the CDC…

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    Foodborne Illness

    Dr. Tom Frieden talked about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report of a 25 percent increase in multi-state outbreaks of foodborne illness in the past five years. He…

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    Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell briefed reporters and responded to questions on her agency’s fiscal year 2016 budget request. Included in the budget was a biomedical…

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    Ebola and Global Health Security

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden talked about the future of the fight against Ebola and other issues affecting overall global health security. Dr. Frieden emphasized the…

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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Dr. Tom Frieden and other public health officials testified on the federal response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Dr. Frieden urged lawmakers to approve President Obama’s emergency…

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    Federal Government Response to Ebola

    The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing about ongoing federal government efforts to protect Americans from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Witnesses included Health and Human…

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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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    CDC Briefing : Ebola Response and Interim Guidance

    Director Tom Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, held a teleconference with reporters about the US response to the Ebola outbreak and answered their questions.

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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention teleconference on Ebola

    Dr. Tom Frieden, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Director started to address a teleconference. Note: Due to technical difficulties, the program is not available in its entirety.…

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    U.S. Response to Ebola

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Tom Frieden and other federal health officials testified on government agency efforts to combat Ebola. They addressed issues such as…

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    CDC Briefing on Ebola in U.S. and West Africa

    Dr. Tom Frieden spoke to reporters about CDC (Centers for Disease Control) efforts to improve health care worker safely in response to the nurse in Dallas who was diagnosed with Ebola after…

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    CDC Ebola Update

    Dr. Tom Frieden and Dr. David Lakey, the commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, updated reporters on the Dallas response to the second reported case of Ebola in the U.S. He said the victim,…

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    CDC Ebola Update

    Drs. Tom Frieden and David Lakey updated reporters on the Dallas response to the second reported case of Ebola in the U.S. A Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital health care worker who provided treatment…

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    CDC Ebola Update

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Thomas Frieden briefed reporters on new Ebola virus screening guidelines at U.S. airports. Deputy Homeland Security Secretary…

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    CDC Ebola Update

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Thomas Frieden, and Texas health officials participating by telephone, briefed reporters on the first confirmed case of Ebola…

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    Centers for Disease Control on Ebola in the U.S.

    Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, including Director Dr. Tom Frieden, held a news conference to update the investigation of the first Ebola case diagnosed in…

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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention teleconference on Ebola

    The teleconference briefing on the first confirmed Ebola case in Dallas, Texas. After initial statements, the speakers answered questions from reporters. Speakers: - Dr. Thomas Frieden,…

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