Wed., October 16, 2013 11:00am
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 6:51am
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 5:51pm
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 9:00am
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 5:57pm
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 11:00am
Georgia health officials plan to host a HIV and AIDS Twitter chat to mark World AIDS Day today.
Thu., August 2, 2012 9:02am
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 6:58am
A $214 million bioterror germ lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has experienced repeated problems with airflow systems...
Wed., May 30, 2012 1:59pm
New to Georgia-- the Lone Star tick, common in the state of Texas which carries a flu-like infection -- and more sightings of The Gulf Coast tick...
Thu., April 5, 2012 11:10am
Four people in Georgia have been sickened by an outbreak of salmonella which is suspected of causing illnesses in 19 states. WSB Radio reported the...