Infectious Disease

CE: Wound Botulism Outbreak Among Persons Who Use Black Tar Heroin — San Diego County, California, 2017–2018

CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity. The goal of this activity is to describe a wound botulism outbreak in California during 2017–2018 among persons who use…

Webinar Recording: The Role of Water Management to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease

CDC recently hosted a Public Health Grand Rounds session focused on Legionnaires’ disease. During this session, four experts discussed approaches to preventing Legionnaires’ disease associated with buildings at increased risk and where we are with…

CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion: Patient Safety Update

The Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP) leads CDC’s work to combat antibiotic resistance, prevent healthcare-associated infections, detect and respond to outbreaks in healthcare settings, and provide actionable data to improve patient safety and care…

CDC Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Measles Outbreak Toolkit for Local/State Health Departments to help these agencies counter misinformation in communities affected by measles outbreaks. The toolkit includes: Measles FAQs CDC’s Measles…

NGA Releases Publications on Addressing the Infectious Disease Consequences of the Opioid Epidemic

In March 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated with the National Governors Association (NGA) to conduct a Learning Lab about the intersection of the opioid epidemic and infectious diseases. This collaboration…