NEW: CDC Global Health Videos

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You can now watch videos of CDC's work in the field around the world. Learn about CDC's response to the earthquake in Haiti, meningitis...

UPDATE: Frequently Asked Questions About the Haiti Cholera Outbreak

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Two new questions answered: Is there a resurgence of cholera in Haiti? What prevention steps should people in Haiti take now? CDC...

Animal health highlighted at the European Parliament

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Sharing health, sharing peace ©Iran Veterinary Organization At the invitation of the European Parliament, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) is...

Slow Food youth gardens in Africa promote nutrition and sustainability

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A way to build opportunities for young Africans, says FAO Director-General. FAO Newsroom RSS Source : fao.org

GM spuds beat blight

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In a three-year GM research trial, scientists boosted resistance of potatoes to late blight, their most important disease, without deploying fungicides. BBSRC - News stories...

NEW: CDC Neglected Tropical Diseases website launched

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Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial diseases that cause substantial illness for more than one billion people globally. Affecting...

NEW: Program Summary: Global Initiative to Eliminate Folic Acid-preventable Neural Tube Defects

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Expansion of global folic acid fortification efforts can have a significant impact on infant mortality and childhood morbidity worldwide. CDC's National Center on Birth...

Hidden crop pest threat to poorer nations revealed

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The abundance of crop pests in developing countries may be greatly underestimated, posing a significant threat to some of the world's most important food...

Influenza virus H7N9 now detected in southern China increasing risk of cross-border spread

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The spread of the H7N9 virus among poultry in live bird markets (LBM) in China's Guangxi Province has significantly increased the risk that...

NEW: New Nodding Disease Videos on Global Health Videos Page

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Two new external videos spotlighting CDC's nodding disease efforts have been added to the CDC Global Health Videos page: 1) CNN: Nodding Disease in...