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.
MMWRA 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,
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.