First US COVID-19 Deaths Happened Weeks Earlier than Thought
First US COVID-19 Deaths Happened Weeks Earlier than Thought
Autopsies recently carried out in California show that one person died of the disease on February 6—three weeks before the nation recorded its first fatality.
First US COVID-19 Deaths Happened Weeks Earlier than Thought
First US COVID-19 Deaths Happened Weeks Earlier than Thought

Autopsies recently carried out in California show that one person died of the disease on February 6—three weeks before the nation recorded its first fatality.

Autopsies recently carried out in California show that one person died of the disease on February 6—three weeks before the nation recorded its first fatality.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Governments Must Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing, Says WHO
Governments Must Ramp Up COVID-19 Testing, Says WHO
Catherine Offord | Mar 18, 2020
The World Health Organization warns that a lack of data on how many people have the disease could undermine containment and mitigation efforts in many countries.
CDC Reports About 700 Pregnancy-Related Deaths Each Year in the US
CDC Reports About 700 Pregnancy-Related Deaths Each Year in the US
Chia-Yi Hou | May 8, 2019
Black women and Native American women die roughly three times more often than white women, and 60 percent of all maternal deaths may be preventable.
In Three Months, US Measles Cases Surpass 2018 Numbers
In Three Months, US Measles Cases Surpass 2018 Numbers
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 2, 2019
Most people who contracted the disease were unvaccinated and some state legislatures are now considering whether to curtail nonmedical vaccine exemptions.
New Species of Ebola Discovered
New Species of Ebola Discovered
Catherine Offord | Jul 30, 2018
The Bombali Ebola virus was identified in bats in Sierra Leone, and there’s no evidence that it has infected people or causes human disease.
Missing CDC Researcher Found Dead
Missing CDC Researcher Found Dead
Catherine Offord | Apr 5, 2018
The body of Timothy Cunningham, who disappeared in February, was recovered from the Chattahoochee River earlier this week.
CDC Director Delivers Passionate Speech to Agency
CDC Director Delivers Passionate Speech to Agency
Jim Daley | Mar 30, 2018
Robert Redfield emphasized the importance of science and data in meeting with employees.
CDC, FDA Warn Against Kratom Use
CDC, FDA Warn Against Kratom Use
Jim Daley | Feb 25, 2018
The herbal supplement, deemed an opioid by the FDA, was recently linked to a Salmonella outbreak in 20 states. 
Trump Administration Chooses New CDC Director
Trump Administration Chooses New CDC Director
Aggie Mika | Jul 7, 2017
The pick—Georgia Public Health Commissioner and physician Brenda Fitzgerald—is an experienced public health leader, but lacks research chops.