Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Team From CDC Addresses Bronx Legionnaires' Outbreak; Case Also Reported In RocklandA team from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to be in New York City on Friday to meet with state and city officials regarding an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the South Bronx.
Concern Mounts After CDC Says This Season's Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent EffectiveThe poor showing is primarily because the vaccine doesn't include the bug that is making most people sick, health officials say.
Ebola Monitoring Ends For Last Health Care Worker Who Cared For Dr. Craig SpencerActive monitoring has ended for the last of the 114 health care workers who cared for Dr. Craig Spencer – New York City’s only Ebola patient so far.
Judge Rejects Maine's Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola ConcernsA nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.
Nurse Quarantined In NJ Over Ebola Concerns Defies Quarantine In MaineKaci Hickox, who stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday.
Nurse Quarantined In New Jersey Could Face More Isolation At Home In MaineNurse Kaci Hickox traveled in a private vehicle to Maine after being released from University Hospital in Newark on Monday.
De Blasio: 'No Cause For Alarm' After First Ebola Case Confirmed In NYCDr. Craig Spencer, a member of Doctors Without Borders, became the city's first Ebola patient on Thursday.
CDC: 21-Day Monitoring For All Coming From Ebola NationsThe director of the CDC said the program will begin Monday and cover visitors as well as aid workers, journalists and other Americans returning from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea.
International Traveler Held At Newark Hospital After Possible Ebola ExposureA passenger was being evaluated at a hospital in Newark Tuesday, after reportedly being identified as possibly having been exposed to the Ebola virus.
Massive Ebola Training Session Held At Javits Center As CDC Releases Revised Gear GuidelinesFederal officials will be in New York City Tuesday with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
Officials Discuss Ebola Training For At-Risk NYC EmployeesNew York City is stepping up its training for city workers who could be the first ones to make contact with anyone with Ebola.
Health Officials Defend Their Response To EbolaThe federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.