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National Fireworks Safety Month

National Fireworks Safety Month

Fireworks and celebrations just seem to go together. Long associated with Independence Day, the use of fireworks on other holidays, such as Memorial Day, Labor Day and New Year’s Eve, is on the rise. Unfortunately, a happy celebration can quickly turn painful if consumer fireworks are misused.

Chikungunya

Chikungunya

Chikungunya fever (CHIK) is an infection caused by the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV). The virus is spread through the bite of an infected mosquito, similar to West Nile and dengue viruses.

(CRE) Information on Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

(CRE) Information on Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Stay up-to-date on CDC’s latest findings of the CRE germ.