Wed., July 16, 2014 4:35pm
The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention went to Capitol Hill Wednesday to testify about what he called an “unacceptable” series of...
Tue., July 15, 2014 1:06pm
In the wake of back-to-back incidents involving dangerous materials, CDC officials say some scientists have become complacent about following safety...
Wed., October 16, 2013 12:00pm
Friday was payday for the CDC’s employees. Or, rather, half a payday. Employees of the Atlanta-based public health agency received roughly half their...
Tue., October 8, 2013 7:51am
The government shutdown has damaged the CDC’s ability to detect and prevent disease, the agency’s director said Monday. Roughly 9,000 of the 13,000...
Wed., July 31, 2013 6:51pm
Georgia Department of Public Health officials say they're investigating four cases of a gastrointestinal illness that has sickened more than 370...
Wed., July 24, 2013 10:00am
More than 250 people in at least six states have come down with a stomach bug that could be linked to foodborne illness. The Centers for Disease...
Thu., May 16, 2013 6:57pm
Health officials say they found fecal bacteria in more than half of the water samples taken from Atlanta-area public swimming pools last summer.
Sat., December 1, 2012 12:00pm
Georgia health officials plan to host a HIV and AIDS Twitter chat to mark World AIDS Day today.
Thu., August 2, 2012 10:02am
Health officials say West Nile virus season is off to a menacing start, with more serious illnesses reported so far this year than any since 2004....
Thu., June 14, 2012 7:58am
A $214 million bioterror germ lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has experienced repeated problems with airflow systems...