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Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal

EID journal cover: Oil painting titled 'The Russians knew perfectly well that the happiness of the African animals was that they had such low expectations - before the pets were introduced'. By Cameron Hayes, 2008. Details at
January 2009 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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Daughter visiting mother in nursing homeHealth Tips for Visiting Nursing Homes and Hospitals
December 15, 2008
When you visit relatives and friends in nursing homes and hospitals, remember to take steps to prevent spreading illnesses. more >

Wash Your HandsWash Your Hands
December 8, 2008
Keeping hands clean is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infection and illness. more >

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