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How NCI at Frederick Families Can Benefit from NIH Resources

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You may not know it, but NIH provides a variety of family and personal resources, like child, adult, and family care, financial and legal planning, and identity theft assistance to all its employees. These services extend beyond the NIH main campus to employees in all locations, including the NCI at Frederick and Shady Grove.

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Are You Protected Against Measles?

Measles, also known as rubeola, is a highly contagious, vaccine-preventable viral infection that has been under the spotlight because of the record number of cases in the United States this year. Due to a growing lack of vaccination compliance and global travel that is facilitating the spread of this highly infectious pathogen, well over 1,000 individual cases have been confirmed across at least 30 states in 2019.

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EHS Drill Simulates Speedy Distribution of Antibiotics Following Bioterrorism Attack

Distributing lifesaving antibiotics to 9,000 people within 24 hours of a bioterrorism attack is among the responsibilities of the Environment, Health and Safety Directorate of the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. With that life-or-death mission in mind, EHS ran a drill on July 19 at the NCI at Frederick in response to a simulated attack.

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