Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report


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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

a weekly epidemiological report on the incidence of communicable diseases and deaths in 120 urban areas of the United States. It is published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. The publication also includes information on accident rates and important international health data.

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.

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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12 Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, "Transmission of Multidrug-resistant Tuberculosis Among Immuno-Compromised Persons in a Correctional System," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 41, no.
Congenital syphilis-United States, 2002, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2004, 53(31):716-719.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report described cases of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in young, previously healthy gay men.
According to a report in the 9 June 2000 issue of Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, between 1986 and 1999, 97 people who were exposed to insecticides sprayed by automatic dispensers developed a variety of acute ailments including eye, throat, and nose irritation, labored breathing, dizziness, and headache.
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22 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, the updated recommendation is based on new data that indicate a mother's antibodies against pertussis are short-lived, "therefore, Tdap vaccination in one pregnancy will not provide high levels of antibodies to protect newborns during subsequent pregnancies.
A majority of office visits in 2005 through 2008 included tobacco screening, but most current tobacco users (79%) reported that they did not receive tobacco cessation counseling during a physician visit, according to a report in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
The long decline in teen smoking slowed from 2003 to 2009, according to data published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (2010;59:797-801).
Many people who have died from 2009 H1N1 influenza in the United States had co-infections with a common bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae, or pneumococcus) which likely contributed to their deaths, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
After folic-acid enrichment of foods began, this number dropped to 3,020, the investigators report in the May 7 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
Spina bifida and anencephaly before and after folic acid mandate--United States, 1995-1996 and 1999-2000, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2004, 53(17):362365.
A report published in the 17 September 1999 issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report conducted by the Massachusetts Tobacco Control Program (MTCP) assessed adolescents' knowledge and use of bidis.