sábado, 23 de julio de 2016

Disease of the Week | Disease of the Week | CDC

Disease of the Week | Disease of the Week | CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting People


 RatIt's better to feed one cat than many mice ─ especially if those rodents have hantavirus. Deer mice and other rodents shed the virus in their urine, droppings, and saliva. Take these prevention tips along with you on your next camping trip.

Heart Disease and Men

 Three menHeart disease is the leading cause of death and a major cause of disability in the United States. Nearly 600,000 Americans die of heart disease annually. This represents almost 25% of all deaths in the United States.


 Hemophilia Day logoThere are an estimated 20,000 people in the United States living with hemophilia, and many more globally. Join us to raise awareness about bleeding disorders and the need to build a family of support for people living with them.

Hepatitis A

 Women eating at restaurantHere's a foodborne illness that may not be on your radar. Hepatitis A is usually spread when a person ingests fecal matter-even in microscopic amounts-from contact with contaminated food or drinks.

Hepatitis C

 Large group of peopleHepatitis C is a serious liver disease that results from infection with the Hepatitis C virus. About 75% of people who get infected with the Hepatitis C virus develop a chronic, or long-term, infection. Many people infected with Hepatitis C can live for decades.

Hepatitis E

 HEV outbreak investigationLearn all about hepatitis E, a different type of a common disease. Hepatitis E doesn’t appear often in the United States, but it is common in many parts of the world with poor access to safe drinking water and sanitation.


 CellsToo many people don’t know they have HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). More than 1 million people are living with HIV in the United States, but 1 in 8 don’t know they are infected.

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