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Ways to Prevent Measles

Measles cases in the United States originate from unvaccinated international travelers. If you plan to travel internationally, make sure you and your loved ones are protected against measles before departure, no matter where you are going.

Disease of the Week

Hand, foot, and mouth disease, or HFMD, is a contagious illness that is caused by different viruses. It is common in infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, older children and adults can also get HFMD. Symptoms include fever, mouth sores, and a skin rash.  

Baby in a feeding booster seat touching her mouth

Image of the Week

Photomicrograph of Trypanosoma cruzi protozoan parasite

Under a magnification of 1000X, this photomicrograph of a Giemsa stained blood smear specimen, revealed the presence of a parasitic Trypanosoma cruzi protozoan, the causative agent for Chagas disease.

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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

End of the Federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) Declaration

CDC is shifting from an emergency response to incorporating COVID-19 activities into routine public health practice. Most tools, like vaccines, treatments, and testing, will remain available. But, some tools, like certain data sources and reporting, will change.

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