Center For Disease Control News
More Chronically Ill Patients Have Health Insurance After ACA, Study Finds
About 5 percent more chronically ill people in the U.S. gained health insurance coverage after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, increasing from approximately 80 percent to about 85 percent of chronically ill people in a new study published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
US Health Officials Cancel Climate Conference; Don't Say Why
The government's top public health agency has canceled a conference next month on climate change and health but isn't saying why publicly
New Jersey Set to Hand Over Millions in Tobacco Cash
New Jersey is about to give up hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to a deal Gov. Chris Christie struck in 2014 to trade tobacco settlement money for up-front cash
8 Infected With Rare Virus Linked to Pet Rats in Wisconsin, Illinois
Federal and state health officials are investigating an outbreak of the dangerous Seoul virus, which has sickened at least eight people after they came into contact with infected pet rats. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control deployed two epidemiologists over the weekend and is working with the
Brazil Investigating Dozens of Suspected Yellow Fever Cases
Brazilian authorities say they've now confirmed 47 cases of yellow fever, and 25 deaths
Demonstrators Arrive at Women's March on DC
ABC News' Charli James talks to demonstrators as they arrive at the Women's March on Washington, D.C.
Eagle Scouts Prepare to March in Trump Inauguration Parade
ABC News' Charli James speaks with Eagle Scout leader Rashid Abdullah and honor guard youth chairman William Cather about the Boy Scouts' history in presidential inaugurations.
Researchers: Trump Win Alters Conversation on Gun Violence
Public health researchers and gun safety advocates are conceding Republican Donald Trump's election as president has changed the national conversation on firearms
Inside the Massive Inauguration Security Effort
As thousands of people descend on Washington D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump , months of security planning, intelligence gathering and coordination are coming to fruition to protect lawmakers and the public. The event, like the pope’s visit and the Democratic and
1 in 4 US Men Have Cancer-Linked HPV Genital Infections
Nearly half of US men have HPV infections; 1 in 4 have cancer-linked strains