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Latest News Releases, Announcements
CDC Issues Phases 2B and 3 of the Conditional Sailing Order
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

CDC Principal Deputy Director Named 2021 Service to America Medal
Monday, May 3, 2021
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Principal Deputy Director Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), has been named a finalist in the Partnership for Public Service’s 2021 Service to America Medals, known as the “Sammies.” Dr. Schuchat is a finalist in the Paul A. Volcker Career Achievement Category that recognizes a federal employee for leading significant and sustained accomplishments throughout a federal career of 20 or more years.
The Sammies are government-wide awards that recognize the talents and achievements of outstanding federal employees.
“Over her 33-year CDC career, Dr. Schuchat has led some of the highest profile and most consequential outbreak investigations and responses in the agency’s history,” said CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH. “As the CDC principal deputy director and highest-ranking permanent employee of the agency since 2015, she has been an extraordinary leader and a steady hand at the wheel during a tumultuous era for the agency, including the current challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.”…

Ebola Outbreak Over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Monday, May 3, 2021