Posts tagged with "Centers for Disease Control"

Georgia sees first case of measles since 2012

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 9, 2015

The Georgia Department of Public Health on Feb. 9 confirmed first case of measles in reported Georgia since 2012. “The infected infant arrived in Atlanta from outside of the U.S. and is being cared for at Egleston at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA),” the Health Department said in a press release. “DPH is working with […]

Decatur school sends lice letter to parents

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 12, 2015

A Decatur elementary school has sent a letter home to parents notifying them that head lice has been discovered on some of the students. Head lice is quite common. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that there are 6 million to 12 million cases of lice each year in the U.S. affecting children 3 to […]

(VIDEO) – At CDC, Obama announces Ebola response

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 16, 2014

Editor’s note: Video and photo obtained via Whitehouse.gov.  President Barack Obama spoke at the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control today and announced plans to use the U.S. military to respond to an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. “First and foremost I want the American people to know that our experts here at […]

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