CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION [CDC]
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Administers national programs for prevention and control of communicable and vector-borne diseases. Develops and implements programs to improve environmental health. Directs and enforces foreign quarantines. Consults with and assists other nations and international bodies.

Malaria Control Bulletin

Malaria Control

1942-1943

This is the first edition of the Malaria Control in War Areas bulletin...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Malaria Prevention | World War II
Mosquito Experiments

Mosquito Experiments

1944

Mosquito experiments were conducted at the Carter Memorial Laboratory in Savannah, Georgia by the Public Health Service...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Malaria Prevention | World War II
No Greater Sin

"No Greater Sin" Movie Poster

1941

This movie about the dangers of venereal disease was promoted to military personnel by the Public Health Service...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease | World War II
POW Malaria Exposure

POW Malaria Exposure

May 5, 1944

Concern over the malaria problem extended to German prisoners of war (POWs) being assigned to side camps throughout the country...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Malaria Prevention | Prisoners of War |
World War II
Selected Pages from Facts on American Sports and Health

Sports Facts

1950-1952

The Public Health Service published Facts on American Sports and Health annually to increase public awareness of health issues...

Tags: Baseball | Health
Mom & Dad Film

Mom & Dad Film

ca. 1940s

The Public Health Service's foray into filmmaking was not without controversy. "Mom and Dad," shown to same-gender audiences of high school students...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Subversive Activities

Venereal Disease Films

ca. 1940s

The Public Health Service used a variety of media formats, including films that were widely distributed, to combat the spread of venereal disease...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Comic Books

comic Books

ca. 1950s

In an effort to educate the public about venereal diseases, the Public Health Service published comic books featuring colorful characters like...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
Sports Facts

Sports Facts

1949-1951

The popularity of sports and their statistics supported the Public Health Service's somewhat subliminal venereal disease education campaign...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease
HIV / Aids

Hiv / Aids

February 5, 1988

Dr. James Curran, a pioneering HIV/AIDS expert, authored an article for Science Magazine in 1988 which recounted the rapid spread of the...

Tags: Georgia | Health | Venereal Disease