Police investigate suspicious package at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta (CNN) -- Police and fire officials were working Tuesday to investigate a suspicious package found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"We have evacuated offices in the vicinity of the package, and are following standard emergency response procedures," said CDC spokesman Tom Skinner.

The package was found at the CDC's Roybal Campus, located near Emory University northeast of downtown Atlanta.

The CDC is a federal agency that works to promote public health in the United States and around the world.


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