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Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal

Journal cover: Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617–1682) The Young Beggar (c. 1650) Oil on canvas. See for image details.
September 2008 issue

About the journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases represents the scientific communications component of CDC's efforts against the threat of emerging infections. More >

The National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases (NCPDCID) protects populations domestically and internationally through leadership, partnerships, epidemiologic and laboratory studies, and the use of quality systems, standards, and practices. NCPDCID collaborates with the Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases (CCID), CDC, and the agency’s national and global partners to conduct, coordinate, and support infectious disease surveillance, research, and prevention. Each of the center’s 6 divisions complements this cross-cutting mission, working with internal and external partners to improve public health.

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Baby looks over parent's shoulder.Recognize and Prevent MRSA Infections
September 7, 2008
As kids head back to classrooms and sports venues, parents are encouraged to learn how to recognize and prevent skin infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics. more >

Girl with Olympic medalOlympics Travel Tips for Young Sports Fans
August 4, 2008
Attention, young sports fans: Get ready for the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games! Whether you're packing your bags for Beijing or just watching the competition on TV, you can be part of the Gold Medal Travel Health Team. more >

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