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MMWR

MMWR

A news bulletin published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which provides epidemiologic data: e.g., statistics on the incidence of AIDS, rabies, rubella, STDs and other communicable diseases; causes of mortality (e.g., homicide and suicide), divided by region, sex, age, race.

MMWR

Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Epidemiology A news bulletin published by the CDC, which provides epidemiologic data–eg, statistics on the incidence of AIDS, rabies, rubella, STDs and other communicable diseases, causes of mortality–eg, homicide/suicide, divided by region, sex, age, race. See Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

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MMWR

The weekly report of illness and death rates for a variety of diseases and conditions, published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia. Prominent in the material are statistics on communicable diseases in the states, territories, and major cities in the U.S. Articles on outbreaks of disease or accidents appear in the MMWR, sometimes including reports of importance to public health as a result of an international event.
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This consolidation of information reflects the recommendations of a CDC-wide workgroup, consisting of representatives from the CDC Excellence in Science Committee, the Surveillance Science Advisory Group, and MMWR, to make more data available online and to allow MMWR to focus on publishing scientific and actionable surveillance reports.
The format of MMWR in Brief allows for "rapid understanding of an issue and the most appropriate action steps for prevention and control," wrote Christine Casey, MD, MMWR serials editor, in an AJPH column.
MMWR articles from 1982 to the present are searchable using any word or phrase that appears in the article.
For more information on the MMWR studies, visit www.
References to non-CDC sites on the Internet are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.
The figure comparing selected notifiable diseases with historical data from the current MMWR weekly also will be available.
While a lead time between exposure and illness that can reach a few years or more clouds the AIDS picture, the MMWR guidelines note that "the majority of infected adults will not acquire clinically apparent AIDS in the first few years after infection.
This issue of MMWR includes a report on a substantial increase in coccidioidomycosis cases in California in 2016 (3).
1)Source: Cigarette Smoking Among Adults -- United States, 2003, MMWR Weekly, May 27, 2005, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
During 2017, MMWR will publish several Surveillance Summaries on topics that highlight rural health issues.
The MMWR series, which became the responsibility of CDC in 1961, are CDC's flagship publications.
The MMWR Weekly is now using MMWR ScholarOne Manuscripts, an online system for manuscript submissions.