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Posted on: February 19, 2020

CDC Update on the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship in Japan

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(Provided by CDC Tuesday, February 18, 2020)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

We commend the extraordinary efforts by the Government of Japan to institute quarantine measures onboard the Diamond Princess. While the quarantine potentially conferred a significant public...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

CDC Confirms 15th Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus

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(Provided by CDC Thursday, February 13, 2020)

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CDC today (Thursday, February 13, 2020) confirmed another infection with Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the United States. The patient is among a group of people under a federal...

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

HOPE Taskforce Announces Grant Recipients

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—The DuPage County Heroin/Opioid Prevention and Education (HOPE) Taskforce today announced the award of grants totaling $100,000 to expand its capabilities in the fight against the opioid crisis in the County.

Th...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

CDC Confirms Person-to-Person Spread of Coronavirus in U.S.

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(Provided by CDC: Thursday, January 30, 2020)

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today confirmed that the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has spread between two people in the United States, representing the first i...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

CDC recommends travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China.

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(Provided by CDC, January 28, 2020)

Novel Coronavirus in China:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Warning - Level 3, Avoid Nonessential Travel

Key Points

  • CDC recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China.
  • There is an ongoing o...
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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Flu Activity is High, Still Time To Get A Flu Shot

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DUPAGE COUNTY—With the latest influenza (flu) report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showing high levels of influenza-like illness in Illinois as well as 33 other states, the DuPage County Health De...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarettes, Vaping

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UPDATED by CDC on February 11, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. (EST)

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with the Use of E-Cigarette, or Vaping, Products

Overview

  • CDC, FDA, and state health authorities have made progress in identifying the cause of EVALI.
  • Emergency departme...
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