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Here, in this 2016 image, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Quarantine Public Health Associate, Elaine Tran, was inspecting a shipment of Iditarod Trail Race sled dogs, while at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. CDC regulates the importation of dogs into the United States, to ensure they appear healthy, and are fully vaccinated against rabies. CDC staff review dog importations at 16 international airports. At other airports, and land borders, CDC works with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers. This picture earned photographer, Jennifer Cockrill, a tie for Third Place, in the 2016 CDC Connects, Public Health in Action Photo Contest, in the category of Domestic Programs.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date: 2016
Photo Credit: Jennifer Cockrill
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