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.
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.
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?
researchers first detected Ehrlichia in a man who encountered a lot of ticks while visiting Arkansas.