Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report


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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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By 1960, the publication had assumed its current name, the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, and was being published by the National Office of Vital Statistics (NOVS) in Washington, an agency of the U.S.
* 2007: CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for the week of March 2, 2007, noted that from 1998 to May of 2005 CDC identified 45 outbreaks of foodborne illness that implicated unpasteurized milk, or cheese made from unpasteurized milk.
(3) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Trends in Tuberculosis Incidence--United States, 2006.
(1.) Black MC et al., Physical dating violence among high school students--United States, 2003, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2006, 55(19):532-535.
However, despite the presence of shelter cough and earlier concerns about a wave of infectious diseases in the wake of Katrina, acute respiratory illness have made up only 8.7% of diagnoses between August 29 and September 24, according to the October 7 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. "We have no evidence of infectious disease outbreaks," Stephens said at the EHSRT.
In the April 29 "Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report," the CDC said that of the 74 million death certificates issued from 1968-2002, silicosis was recorded as the underlying or contributing cause of 16,305 deaths.
Cumulative data were first reported in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report in mid-October, the CDC said in a notice to readers (MMWR 2004;53:951-2).
Prevention and Control of Influenza, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 53,6, May 28, 2004.
The new guidelines were published in the August 31, 2001 MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), volume 50, number 34, pages 733-735.
7 Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, "Protection Against Viral Hepatitis, Recommendations of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee (ACIP)," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 30, no.
Researchers writing in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, Aug.