Current Event- 764 cases of the measles has been reported throughout 23 states. The CDC says that other countries are bringing it in.
The CDC was founded July 1, 1946
At first the CDC's mission was to prevent malaria from spreading across nations
The CDC's budget is 6.6 billion dollars
They try to stop outbreaks of disease not only in the U.S but around the world
In the past 2 years, CDC conducted more than 750 investigations in 49 states, 5 U.S. territories, and in at least 35 different countries. To find out what has made people sick and determine if others have been exposed.
CDC can deliver life saving medicines from the Strategic National Stockpile to anywhere in the U.S. in 12 hours or less.
Even though the CDC is a federal level agency, there are state branches all over the country where residents and connect with local CDC representatives.
CDC also concentrates on workplace injuries
The CDC trains emergency responders
The CDC works to educate american citizens about health
CDC is the nation’s leading public health agency, dedicated to saving lives and protecting the health of Americans.