Centers Events in History

2014 Event - A live Ebola sample is mistakenly sent to a U.S. Centers for Disease Control laboratory that does not meet safety and security standards for handling the virus; a laboratory worker is being monitored for 21 days due to potential exposure

2014 Event - A second Dallas nurse, Amber Vinson, is diagnosed with Ebola a day after flying from Cleveland to Dallas; the Centers for Disease Control gave her approval to fly despite her symptoms

2014 Event - A Dallas hospital worker who treated deceased Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has herself contracted the virus despite wearing protective gear; the Centers for Disease Control states that her infection results from a breach in protocol

2014 Event - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) project that Ebola cases could reach between 550,000 and 1.4 million by January if more isn't done to control spread of the disease; infections are doubling about every 3 weeks in Liberia and Sierra Leone

2014 Event - Thomas Frieden, Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cautions that the Ebola epidemic will soon be uncontrollable unless more workers are found to aid in treatment of victims and burial of contagious bodies

2014 Event - Greenpeace releases its annual energy efficiency report praising several Internet companies, including Apple, which scored poorly a couple of years ago; Amazon was noted as lagging behind in use of renewable energy for its data centers

2010 Event - If trends in diet and exercise continue, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention project estimate 1 in 3 adult Americans will have diabetes by 2050

1984 Event - Centers for Disease Control says virus discovered in France causes AIDS

1982 Death - Taisen Deshimaru, founder of several Zen centers in France, dies at 67

1981 Event - National Centers for Disease Control announces high incidence of Pneumocystis and Kaposi's sarcoma in gay men

1971 Birthday - Tom Nutten, CFL/NFL centers, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Buffalo Bills

1968 Birthday - Larry Centers, NFL running back for the Arizona Cardinals

1952 Event - U.S. airplanes bomb energy centers at Yalu, Korea

1951 Event - NFL rules tackles, guards and centers ineligible for forward pass

1942 Event - U.S. move native-born of Japanese ancestry into detention centers

1914 Birthday - Taisen Deshimaru, Saga City Japan, found several Zen centers in France