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The ambitious campaign in Congo to curb the Ebola outbreak is the first widespread use of a vaccine since the devastating 2014 epidemic in West Africa.

  • May 22, 2018

The United States is also sending personnel from the CDC and equipment from the USAID.

  • May 22, 2018

Timothy Ziemer's departure Tuesday and the disbanding of his team at the National Security Council signal a downgrading of global health security as a priority, experts warn.

  • May 10, 2018

Many victims, ranging in age from 1 to 88, have been hospitalized in the outbreak of E. coli illness, the worst in a dozen years.

  • May 9, 2018

Robert Redfield's initial salary sparked controversy because it was almost twice that of his predecessor's.

  • May 8, 2018

The growing number and spread of these diseases pose an increasing risk in the United States.

  • May 1, 2018

Robert Redfield is earning almost twice what his predecessor made and more than past directors, as well as more than his current boss.

  • Apr 30, 2018

At least 46 people have been hospitalized in the multistate outbreak, the largest involving the bacteria in a dozen years.

  • Apr 27, 2018

The billionaire philanthropist says the United States and the rest of the world lack a sense of urgency to counter biological threats.

  • Apr 27, 2018

The disease is common among older adults, and usually treatable with antibiotics.

  • Apr 18, 2018
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