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President Donald Trump delivers remarks with Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield during a tour of the CDC in Atlanta, Georgia, March 6, 2020.

The US is severely under-testing for coronavirus as death toll and new cases rise

"Testing capacity is not currently adequate, and we need more," Dr. Lisa Maragakis of John Hopkins Health System told Congress on Friday.

One-third of Americans admit that they don’t wash their hands after using the bathroom. Here’s why you should.

Public restrooms are covered in fecal bacteria. The CDC recommends you wash your hands with soap for at least 20 seconds to stay clean.

A deadly drug resistant ‘super fungus’ is spreading globally – here’s what we know so far

The first case of Candida auris was detected in Singapore in 2012 and involved a 52-year-old woman.
Marine recruits complete the bayonet assault course at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Last year, an E. Coli outbreak at the depot hospitalized 29 recruits and sparked a CDC investigation.

Exclusive: These are the disgusting conditions at Marine boot camp that led to a dangerous E.Coli outbreak that hospitalized 29 recruits

A new CDC report found a host of problems at Marine boot camp that heightened the risk and severity of an outbreak.
Don't reuse condoms. Seriously.

The CDC is warning people to stop reusing and washing condoms — here’s why it’s dangerous

Condoms are rendered completely ineffective after one use — meaning that you should throw them directly in the trash, rather than washing and reusing them, the CDC says.

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola

This summer, a small Ebola outbreak in the Congo was quickly contained — proof of how much scientists have learned about the virus since it appeared in 1976.

Bill Gates is teaming up with world leaders to stop the next deadly pandemic

The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will seek to research and develop new vaccines to stop the threat of infectious disease.

The drug industry’s villain is at it again

Shkreli, CEO of KaloBios, has told investors that he plans to price a drug for a parasitic infection somewhere in the $60,000-to-$100,000 per-treatment range.