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CDC

See: Commonwealth Development Corp

Commonwealth Development Corporation

An international aid organization established by the British government after the Second World War to aid in post-war development. It has since been partially privatized and assists in international development in various parts of the world. See also: DFID.
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During the 1976 Christmas holidays, a CDC laboratory scientist, using simple microbiologic methods, injected guinea pigs with material from persons who died of Legionnaires' disease.
The CDC researchers couldn't exclude people who died in the first ten years because some of the participants were only followed for nine years.
Documented VZV infection may cause significant morbidity or mortality, affecting the mother, the fetus, or the newborn (Arvin 1996; CDC 1996, 1997, 2005; Harger etal.
We were trying to make sure we have a unified communications structure, that you don't have a communications center disconnected from the main CDC and disconnected from HHS," explains Kevin Keane, HHS assistant secretary for public affairs.
He is the best director the CDC ever had and I say that at some personal peril because I am one of the people I am comparing him to," says William Roper, MD, who led the agency from 1990 to 1993 and is now dean of the University of North Carolina School of Public Health.
For example, OSHA takes the position that its bloodborne pathogen standard is updated automatically any time CDC makes new recommendations concerning bloodborne pathogens.
But twice when she underwent ritual scarification in Africa, the folk healers might have used non-sterile razor blades, the CDC says.
CDC Software, The Customer-Driven Company[TM], is a provider of enterprise software applications designed to help organizations deliver a superior customer experience while increasing efficiencies and profitability.
During the SARS outbreak, CDC established a series of telephone conferences, whereby federal, state, and local public health lawyers could discuss important legal issues of the day and trade ideas about pending legal problems.
Yet Rosenberg and his CDC colleague James Mercy, writing in Health Affairs in 1993, present the question "How frequently are guns used to successfully ward off potentially violent attacks?
CDC researchers first detected Ehrlichia in a man who encountered a lot of ticks while visiting Arkansas.
ATLANTA -- CDC Software, a wholly owned subsidiary of CDC Corporation (NASDAQ: CHINA) and a provider of industry-specific enterprise software applications and consulting services, announced today that its customer, Litehouse Foods, has been recognized by Consumer Goods Technology ("CGT") for outstanding achievement in the Breakthrough Small and Medium Size Business (SMB) category for leveraging CDC Software's Ross Enterprise applications to achieve optimal order fulfillment performance and overall customer service levels.