Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC: Measles At 2nd-Highest Level In U.S. In 25 Years

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The number of measles cases in the U.S. this year is at the second-highest level in 25 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 90 new cases of measles in the…

CDC: 2019 Measles Cases 2nd Highest Since 2000

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of measles cases in 2019 is already the second-greatest number of cases reported in the u-s since the disease was eliminated in 2000. Measles…

CDC: Measles Cases Surpass 300 So Far This Year

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting more than 300 cases of the measles this year. The agency says 314 cases of measles have been reported across the U.S. since January 1st. That's 46 more…

CDC: 40 More Measles Cases Reported In A Week

(CNN) - The number of measles cases in the United States continues to grow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms at least 268 cases of measles since the first of the year. That's 40 more than what…

CDC: 159 Cases Of Measles In U.S. So Far This Year

(CNN) - Officials say it's the worst measles outbreak they've seen in years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 159 measles cases since January 1st in the United States. Those cases are in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia,…

CDC: Flu Shots Less Than 50 Percent Effective This Year

(CNN) - "I always get sick when i get the flu shot." Admit it, you've either said that, or are friends with someone who has. Well, it turns out, that sentiment may not be entirely wrong. You can't actually…

Report: Rise In Youth Tobacco Use Linked To E-Cigs

(CNN) - Public health officials are blaming a spike in teen tobacco use on vaping and e-cigarettes. In a new report Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there was a nearly 80% jump in e-cigarette use…

CDC: Polio-Like AFM Appears to Have Peaked in U.S.

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it appears the number of cases of a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis has peaked for the year. In its weekly update on the disease, the…

CDC Study: Americans Sit Too Much

(CNN) - It's not necessarily a news flash. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reiterating that Americans sit too much and don't exercise enough and that's bad news for their health and lifespan. A new study…

CDC Confirms 10 More Cases Of Polio-Like Illness

Minneapolis, MN (WCCO) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms ten more cases of a polio-like illness. According to the health agency, 72-cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been confirmed in 24 states this year. And as…