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Black male doctor wearing a white lab coat and a mask vaccinates Black woman (also wearing a mask) in a medical office.
Study Reveals Declining COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy Against Infection
The vaccines remain protective against serious disease and death.
Study Reveals Declining COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy Against Infection
Study Reveals Declining COVID-19 Vaccine Efficacy Against Infection

The vaccines remain protective against serious disease and death.

The vaccines remain protective against serious disease and death.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Director Takes a $165,300 Pay Cut
Diana Kwon | May 9, 2018 | 2 min read
Robert Redfield’s record-setting salary was nearly double that of his predecessors.
Cuts to Prevention and Public Health Fund Puts CDC Programs at Risk
Ashley Yeager | Feb 9, 2018 | 3 min read
Reductions from the budget passed today and a $750-million shift of funds to the Children’s Health Insurance Program add pressure to public health initiatives, including immunizations and outbreak responses.
Parts of U.S. Saw an Increase in Zika-Linked Birth Defects in 2016
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 26, 2018 | 2 min read
The rise occurred in areas with confirmed local transmission, according to a new CDC report. 
Federal Officials and Scientists Respond to Purported CDC Word Ban
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 17, 2017 | 2 min read
The alleged ban prohibits officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from using a list of seven words in agency budget documents. 
Unexplained Zika Case in Utah
Tanya Lewis | Jul 17, 2016 | 2 min read
Health officials are investigating a case of Zika infection in a patient who acquired the virus while caring for an infected relative who died this month.
CDC: Olympics May Boost Zika Importation Risk for Four African Countries
Tanya Lewis | Jul 13, 2016 | 2 min read
People returning from the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil will not substantially affect viral transmission in most participating countries, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tracing Ebola’s Evolution
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 18, 2015 | 3 min read
Two independent teams examine the migration and evolution of the virus throughout the ongoing outbreak in West Africa.
Understanding Lyme
Abby Olena, PhD | Dec 19, 2013 | 4 min read
Researchers show that a protein expressed in the bacterium that causes Lyme disease is necessary for both parts of the organism’s life cycle.
Dude, Where’s My SARS?
Dan Cossins | Jan 21, 2013 | 1 min read
The release of infectious agents from the lab is not uncommon, but lab-acquired infections are rare.
Mapping HIV in the US
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011 | 1 min read
A detailed interactive map shows the distribution of people in the United States who are infected with HIV, Wired reports.
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