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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Leading national public health institute.

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How COVID-19 Spreads

15/07/2020 06:00am | 2548 views

COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly through close contact from person-to-person. Some people without symptoms may be able to spread the virus. We are still learning about how the virus spreads and the severity of illness it causes.

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Cleaning And Disinfecting Your Home

12/07/2020 06:00am | 2979 views

Everyday Steps and Extra Steps When Someone Is Sick

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Stress and Coping Outbreaks

26/05/2020 06:00am | 4267 views

The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Copiing wiitth sttrress wiillll make you,, tthe peoplle you carre aboutt,, and yourr communiitty sttrrongerr.. Stress during an infectious disease outbreak can include Fear and worry about your own health and the health of your loved ones Changes in sleep or eating patterns Di!culty sleeping or concentrating Worsening of chronic health problems Worsening of mental health conditions Increased use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs 

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12 Ways to Have a Healthy Holiday Season

25/12/2019 06:00am | 4823 views

Brighten the holidays by making your health and safety a priority. Take steps to keep you and your loved ones safe and healthy—and ready to enjoy the holidays.

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CDC Syas "Take 3" Actions to Fight the Flu

29/11/2018 06:00am | 5181 views

Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death.

CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu): 

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Leading national public health institute.

CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.

CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise.