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

First 13 cases of deadly fungal infection emerge in US

Thirteen cases of a sometimes deadly and often drug-resistant fungal infection, Candida auris, have been reported in the United States for the first time, health officials said Friday.

Health

Clinical preventive service use varies across the United States

Use of recommended clinical preventive services varies across the United States, with insurance status being the dominant factor associated with service use, according to research published in the April 2 issue of the U.S. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tuberculosis cases largely declined across US in 2020

(HealthDay)—In 2020, there was a large decrease in tuberculosis (TB) cases, according to research published in the March 26 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

Pediatrics

HPV infections are plummeting due to widespread vaccination

(HealthDay)—Fifteen years of widespread vaccination of U.S. children with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is reaping big rewards: A more than 80% drop in new infections has been seen in women and girls under the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vaccination cover varies with social vulnerability

(HealthDay)—COVID-19 vaccination coverage is higher in low compared with high social vulnerability counties across the United States, according to research published in the March 17 early-release issue of the U.S. Centers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Parent, child well-being affected by schooling mode during COVID-19

Children not receiving in-person school instruction and their parents have worse mental, emotional, and physical health outcomes, according to research published in the March 19 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...

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