Centers for Disease Control
Scattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at fungi on a glass slide. In another room, another researcher uses what looks like a long, pointed eye dropper to suck up DNA samples that will be tested for the suspect fungus.
As of Sunday, the death toll from the meningitis outbreak stands at seven.
Breaking it down by fat. A study by the Centers for Disease Control has ranked the 50 states by obesity levels.
Republican politicians continue to work against HPV vaccination despite its ability to prevent thousands of cases of cervical cancer and resulting deaths.
Maryland lawmakers say a Johns Hopkins youth violence prevention center has received a $1.3 million grant from the federal Centers for Disease Control.