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CDC says mystery illness cases higher this year

December 10, 2018

Health officials are reporting the most cases ever of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday reported 158 confirmed cases so far this year. That’s more than the 149 reported in a similar wave of illnesses in 2016. (Dec. 10)

Ex-CDC director appears in court on abuse charge

August 24, 2018

Former U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Thomas Frieden has been accused of grabbing a woman's buttocks at his New York home and has been arrested but says the allegation "does not reflect" who he is. (Aug. 24)

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