Thomas Frieden

Whenever there is an outbreak, there is political and public outcry that dies out as soon as it is controlled. We have the great privilege of living largely free of fear from infectious disease, but it comes at a cost -- investment in and ongoing support for the public health system.
There’s historical precedent for linking disease to immigrant groups. Anti-immigrant sentiment ran rampant in New York City
Members of Congress heard testimony from the country's top medical experts that instituting a travel ban to deal with Ebola would be counterproductive, but decided to ignore that.
Michael McAuliff covers Congress and politics for The Huffington Post. Talk to him on Facebook. The idea, Frieden and the
National Nurses United also said that Duncan, who died from the deadly virus last week, "was left for several hours, not
"We're confident that there will not be a large Ebola outbreak in the U.S. We're confident that we have the facilities here
On June 18, a team of CDC scientists used swabs and wipes to take samples from all lab surfaces that might have been contaminated
Tobacco marketing often reaches children and youth and entices them to start using tobacco while they are still at an impressionable age. We need effective action to protect our kids from struggling with a lifelong addiction to nicotine.
Most people in the U. S. today have never had any direct contact with the disease and most doctors have never seen a case. That success means it's easy to have a relaxed attitude about protecting ourselves. We're now seeing the result of that relaxed attitude
The National Prevention Council's work is the first time such a broad and deep range of federal agencies have worked together to help Americans stay healthy and identify illness early.