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Centers for Disease Control, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishCenters for Disease Control, thethe Centers for Disease ControlˌCenters for Disˈease Conˌtrol, the (abbreviation CDC)  the former name of a US government organization based in Atlanta, Georgia, which works to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, and studies ways to improve people's health. It is now called Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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