CDC Principal Deputy Director Named 2021 Service to America Medal | CDC Online Newsroom

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), has been named a finalist in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2021 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” Dr. Schuchat is a finalist in the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Category that recognizes a federal employee for […]

CDC Medical Officer Honored with 2020 Sammies Award

Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., MPH Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) health scientist Vikram Krishnasamy, M.D., MPH, has been awarded the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal®external icon by the Partnership for Public Service. Krishnasamy, a senior medical officer at CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, was honored in the Emerging Leaders […]

CDC Marks the End of 2018 Ebola Outbreak in Eastern DRC

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is joining the global public health community to mark the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The DRC Ministry of Health (MOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) officially announced the end […]

2018 World TB Day | CDC

TB Rates in the United States, 1982-2017 View High Resolution VersionView Data Table In 2017, preliminary data indicate a rate of 2.8 per 100,000 population. This is the lowest rate on record, representing a 2.5% decrease in from 2016 to 2017. However, the TB rate remains at levels 28 times higher than the TB elimination […]