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  1. en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Tom_FriedenTom Frieden - Wikipedia

    CDC Director, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Administrator, 2009–2017 In May 2009, the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services named Frieden director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ; positions he assumed in June ...

  2. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the national public health agency of the United States. It is a United States federal agency , under the Department of Health and Human Services , [2] and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia .

  3. Aug 05, 2021 · Today, the CDC answers to all three branches of the US government: legislative, executive, and judicial. In 1992, Congress, while keeping the CDC acronym, designated the organization be called the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, expanding its power as one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

  4. Naegleria fowleri is an ameba (single-celled living organism) that lives in soil and warm fresh water, such as lakes, rivers, and hot springs. It is commonly called the “brain-eating ameba” because it can cause a brain infection when water containing the ameba goes up the nose. Only about three ...

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