Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (ISSN 0149-2195) is a weekly epidemiological digest for the United States published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is the main vehicle for publishing public health information and recommendations that have been received by the CDC from state health departments, with each issue covering reports that have been received in the week through Friday, and published on the following Friday. Material published in the report is in the public domain and may be reprinted without permission. As of 2009, the journal's editor-in-chief is Ronald Moolenaar.

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus was already spreading in U.S. in January: study

(HealthDay)—More evidence has surfaced that the COVID-19 coronavirus was circulating in the United States as much as a month prior to the first confirmed local case in February, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...

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Tooth loss more prevalent in adults with chronic disease

(HealthDay)—Adults with severe chronic disease or with fair or poor general health have a higher prevalence of edentulism and severe tooth loss, according to research published in the May 29 issue of the U.S. Centers for ...

Medical research

Opt-out universal hep C screening in emergency dept is useful

Emergency department opt-out universal hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening can identify a large number of unrecognized HCV infections, including among those born after 1965, according to research published in the May 15 issue ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Black patients overrepresented in hospitalized COVID-19 cohort

(HealthDay)—In a cohort of hospitalized adults with COVID-19, black patients have a similar probability of receiving invasive mechanical ventilation or dying compared with nonblack patients, but they are disproportionately ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Incidence of enteric infections due to pathogens up or stable

(HealthDay)—In 2019, the incidence of enteric infections caused by eight pathogens increased or remained stable, according to a study published May 1 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity ...

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CDC: More chemical exposures reported in January to March 2020

In January to March 2020, there were more chemical exposures reported to the National Poison Data System than in the corresponding months of 2019 and 2018, according to research published in the April 20 early-release issue ...

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