MMWR


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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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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.
6 per 100,000 in Wyoming, although the MMWR editors said the interstate variation should be interpreted with caution because many factors that vary by state can contribute to crash risk.
Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings, 2005," 54 MMWR (No.
The October 5 MMWR Dispatch is available online at: www.
For more information on the MMWR studies, visit www.
Officials at the March of Dimes called the MMWR findings "disturbing" and said they demonstrate the need for FDA to double the requirement for fortification of grains and cereals from 140 mcg of folic acid per 100 g of grain to 280 mcg.
In its MMWR report, the CDC made the following recommendation for the tissue industry to follow: "If tissue is contaminated with GAS or other pathogenic, highly virulent organisms, standard protocols for sterilization should be employed by tissue processors when possible, or the tissue should be discarded.
According to the MMWR, the first known case of Ebola on the Firestone property was identified by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on March 30, 2014.
After this review, if the exposed individual decided to take nevirapine as part of his or her PEP, she/he would need to be monitored closely for serious side effects, including those reported in today s MMWR, and the dose regimen should be followed as recommended by the manufacturer.
14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recently published Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on immunization recommendations for health-care personnel (HCP), MMWR states, "HICPAC {Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee} and CDC have recommended that secure, preferably computerized, systems should be used to manage vaccination records for HCP so records can be retrieved easily as needed.
Such campaigns are key to upping produce intake among Americans, according to the MMWR study, which also tied higher fruit consumption to lower body mass index.
As reported separately in the same issue of the MMWR, the first-ever data from the CDC and the World Health Organization on rates of TB resistant to both first- and second-line antibiotics indicate that "extensively drug-resistant" TB accounted for 2% of all the MDR strains worldwide during 2000-2004.