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Video: Real Live Disease Detective Dr. Fatimah Dawood

In our third video blog, Dr. Fatimah Dawood describes her work at CDC.  Dr. Dawood is a medical epidemiologist with the Influenza Division at CDC. She came to CDC in 2008 as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer assigned to CDC’s Influenza Division where she worked on analyses of the burden of influenza among children in the United States, Read More >

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Video: Real Life Disease Detective Dr. Dan Jernigan

In our second video blog, Dr. Dan Jernigan describes his work at CDC.  (You can also view the video on our You-Tube channel: CDCStreamingHealth.)  Dr. Dan Jernigan is a senior medical officer in the CDC Influenza (Flu) Division.  He serves as a principle investigator for flu research.  Additionally, he has led disease investigation teams for national and international responses including Read More >

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Video: Real Life Disease Detective Dr. Jennifer McQuiston

Watch Dr. Jennifer McQuiston as she describes her work at CDC. CDC helps to protect people all over the world from new outbreaks of viruses, foodborne diseases, and environmental hazards. Dr. McQuiston is the first in our new series of video blogs, which will also appear on our You-Tube channel:  CDCStreamingHealth. Be sure to catch the Read More >

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Can Fear be a Contagion? Can Mass Fear Lead to Public Panic?

  (Welcome to CDC Works for You 24/7, a blog highlighting CDC’s work to save lives and protect people like you from health threats. For our inaugural blog, we welcome Dr.  Barbara Reynolds, crises communication senior advisor in the Office of the Director at CDC.) Can fear be a contagion? No one is immune to fear, Read More >

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