Travel-Associated and Locally Acquired Dengue Cases - United States, 2010-2017
During 2010-2017, a total of 5,387 dengue cases were reported from U.S. states and the District of Columbia; 93% were travel-associated. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Dengue Fever (DF) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Mosquito-Borne Diseases Travelers' Health Source Type: news

State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments - United States, 2008-2018
State Medicaid programs that cover all evidence-based cessation treatments, remove barriers to accessing these treatments, and promote covered treatments to Medicaid enrollees and health care providers could reduce smoking, smoking-related disease, and smoking-attributable federal and state health care expenditures. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Smoking Tobacco Use Smoking Cessation Source Type: news

Trends in Incidence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Among Youths - Selected Counties and Indian Reservations, United States, 2002-2015
The number of new cases of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in U.S. children and adolescents increased at constant rates from 2002 through 2015, and the rates of increase were generally higher in racial/ethnic minority populations than in whites. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Children's Health Diabetes MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Youth Health Type 2 Diabetes Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae with mcr-1 Gene Identified in a Hospitalized Patient - Wyoming, January 2019
In December of 2018, Wyoming identified the state's first case of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) containing mcr-1, which is a gene that can make bacteria resistant to colistin, a drug that can be the last resort for some multidrug-resistant infections like CRE. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Resistance Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceae CRE Source Type: news

Erratum: Vol. 69, No. 5
Morbidity& Mortality Weekly Report (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department Visits for Acute Viral Upper Respiratory Tract Infection at Which an Antimicrobial Was Given or Prescribed, by Age - United States, 2010-2017
From 2010-2013 to 2014-2017, the percentage of emergency department visits for acute viral upper respiratory tract infection that had an antimicrobial given or prescribed decreased from 23.4% to 17.6%. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Resistance Emergency Department Use Emergency Department Visits MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Respiratory Illness Source Type: news

RECOMMENDATIONS and REPORTS: Guidelines for the Treatment of Latent Tuberculosis Infection: Recommendations from the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association and CDC, 2020
New guidelines from CDC and the National Tuberculosis Controllers Association for the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) recommend shorter regimens (three to four months) over longer regimens (six to nine months) for most patients living in the United States. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 13, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Latent Tuberculosis Infection - LTBI MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report TB Testing Diagnosis Tuberculosis (TB) Source Type: news

Human Rabies - Utah, 2018
Human rabies is preventable by early recognition of potential exposures and receipt of postexposure prophylaxis. Bats are the main source of rabies in the United States. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Bats MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rabies Source Type: news

Licensure of a Diphtheria and Tetanus Toxoids and Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Poliovirus, Haemophilus influenzae Type b Conjugate, and Hepatitis B Vaccine, and Guidance for Use in Infants
A new combination vaccine to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Haemphilus influenzae type b disease, and hepatitis B has been licensed, but won't be available before 2021. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Diphtheria Vaccination Hepatitis B Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Vaccination Tetanus Vaccination Vaccine-Preventable Diseases and Specific Vaccines Whooping cough Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18-64 Years with a Usual Place for Health Care, by Race/Ethnicity - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2018
Although the percentage of Hispanic adults aged 18-64 years who had a usual place to go for medical care was higher in 2018 (74.1%) than in 2008 (67.3%), Hispanic adults remained the least likely to have a usual place to go for medical care. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Health Healthcare Healthcare access MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Race and Ethnicity Source Type: news

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older - United States, 2020
The adult immunization schedule is updated every year and provides a guide for health care providers to make sure adults ages 19 years or older get all the vaccines they need when they need them. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Adult Health Adult Vaccinations Immunization Immunization Schedules MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Teen health Source Type: news

Carfentanil Outbreak - Florida, 2016-2017
Deaths involving fentanyl analogs, such as carfentanil, have increased the severity of the opioid overdose epidemic in Florida. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Cause of death MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Opioids Source Type: news

Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger - United States, 2020
The child and adolescent immunization schedule is updated every year and provides a guide for health care providers to make sure children and adolescents from birth through age 18 years get all the vaccines they need when they need them. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - February 6, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Adolescent Health Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) Children's Health Immunization Schedules MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Teen health Vaccination Vaccines Source Type: news

SURVEILLANCE SUMMARIES: Opioid Prescribing Behaviors - Prescription Behavior Surveillance System, 11 States, 2010--2016
Trends in opioid prescribing in 11 states during 2010-2016 indicate improvements in both physician prescribing practices. These encouraging trends may have resulted from federal and state policies instituted in these states. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Overdose Opioids Source Type: news

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day --- February 7, 2020
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is observed each year on February 7 to highlight the continuing disproportionate impact of human immuno ¬ deficiency virus (HIV) infection and acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome (AIDS) on the U.S. black or African American population. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: African American health HIV/AIDS MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Syndromic Surveillance of Suicidal Ideation and Self-Directed Violence --- United States, January 2017--December 2018
The first report by CDC to use syndromic surveillance data to monitor trends in suicidal thoughts and self-harm behaviors revealed that emergency department visits for suicidal thoughts or self-harm increased 25.5% from January 2017 to December 2018. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Suicide Source Type: news

HIV Testing Outcomes Among Blacks or African Americans - 50 Local U.S. Jurisdictions Accounting for the Majority of New HIV Diagnoses and Seven States with Disproportionate Occurrences of HIV in Rural Areas, 2017
Locally tailored evidence-based human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention programs, especially those for blacks and African Americans in jurisdictions targeted by the Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE) initiative, are critical for reducing HIV-related disparities and achieving the goals of EHE. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: African American health HIV/AIDS MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Anhydrous Ammonia Chemical Release --- Lake County, Illinois, April 2019
An accidental residential-area release of anhydrous ammonia gas, used as an agricultural fertilizer, resulted in multiple emergency department evaluations and further hospitalizations, including some for cases of respiratory failure. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Ammonia First Responders MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Four Cases of Lyme Disease at an Outdoor Wilderness Camp --- North Carolina, 2017 and 2019
The recent discovery of Lyme-infected ticks at the location of an outdoor wilderness program in North Carolina highlights the importance of vectorborne disease prevention. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: DEET Lyme Disease (Borrelia burgdorferi Infection) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Erratum: Vol 68, No 45
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Erratum: Vol 68, No 49
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 30, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Characteristics of Persons Who Report Using Only Nicotine-Containing Products Among Interviewed Patients with E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury --- Illinois, August--December 2019
Vitamin E acetate, which has been detected in tetrahydrocannabinol -containing e-cigarette, or vaping, products, is strongly linked to the e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury outbreak; however, evidence is not sufficient to rule out the contribution of other chemicals of concern, including chemicals in either THC- or non-THC-containing products, in some reported EVALI cases. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Lung Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

Update: Characteristics of a Nationwide Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury --- United States, August--January 2020
CDC updates demographic characteristics, self-reported substance use, and hospitalization dates for e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury patients reported to CDC, as well as the distribution of emergency department visits related to e-cigarette, or vaping, products. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) Lung Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

Trends in HIV-2 Diagnoses and Use of the HIV-1/HIV-2 Differentiation Test --- United States, 2010--2017
This report says diagnoses of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-2 remain low in the United States, and the current HIV testing approach could be updated to streamline efficiencies. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: HIV/AIDS MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Suicide Rates by Industry and Occupation --- National Violent Death Reporting System, 32 States, 2016
This report from CDC provides suicide rates by industry and occupation for 32 states in 2016 with workers in the Construction and Extraction occupations experiencing the highest suicide rates. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Injury Prevention MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Suicide Source Type: news

Population-Based Surveillance for Birth Defects Potentially Related to Zika Virus Infection --- 22 States and Territories, January 2016--June 2017
This report describes that birth defects potentially related to Zika virus infection during pregnancy increased fourfold in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, areas with widespread local transmission of Zika virus during the study period. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Birth Defects MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Zika Virus Source Type: news

Variation in Tdap and Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women by Insurance Type --- Florida, 2016--2018
Pregnant women need to receive vaccines during pregnancy to keep themselves and their infants safe. Barriers to receiving vaccines, such as lack of insurance coverage, need to be removed so mothers and infants can be protected. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Influenza Vaccination MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pregnancy Source Type: news

Use of Tetanus Toxoid, Reduced Diphtheria Toxoid, and Acellular Pertussis Vaccines: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices --- United States, 2019
New Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommendations allow more flexibility for use of either tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) or tetanus and diphtheria toxoids (Td) vaccines in three scenarios where only Td had been previously recommended, most notably for tetanus booster doses recommended every 10 years for all adults. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 23, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pertussis Vaccination Tetanus Vaccination Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Update: Characteristics of a Nationwide Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury --- United States, August--January 2020
CDC updates demographic characteristics, self-reported substance use, and hospitalization dates for e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury patients reported to CDC, as well as the distribution of emergency department visits related to e-cigarette, or vaping, products. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 17, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) Lung Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

Infant Mortality Attributable to Birth Defects --- United States, 2003-2017
During 2003-2017, infant deaths due to birth defects have declined by 10% overall, but significant differences among groups, based on race and ethnicity. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 16, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Infant Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Mortality Data Source Type: news

Trends in Total Binge Drinks per Adult Who Reported Binge Drinking --- United States, 2011--2017
From 2011 to 2017, the total number of binge drinks consumed by U.S. adults who reported binge drinking increased significantly, from 472 to 529 drinks per year. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 16, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Alcohol Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Binge Drinking MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

HIV Partner Service Delivery Among Transgender Women --- United States, 2013--2017
This report describes that human immunodeficiency virus partner services for transgender women must address social and structural barriers unique to this population. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 16, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: HIV/AIDS Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Health MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Update: Product, Substance-Use, and Demographic Characteristics of Hospitalized Patients in a Nationwide Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injuries --- United States, August 2019--January 2020
This report updates demographic characteristics and self-reported sources of tetrahydrocannabinol-containing and nicotine-containing e-cigarette, or vaping, products based on e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury patient data reported to CDC by state health departments. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 16, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

Early Season Pediatric Influenza B/Victoria Virus Infections Associated with a Recently Emerged Virus Subclade -- Louisiana, 2019
This report describes CDC's and Louisiana health officials'investigation of the state's early and intense flu activity in the fall of 2019 (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 16, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Influenza (Flu) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: Multistate Outbreak of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus --- United States, 2019
This summer's record-breaking outbreak of Eastern equine encephalitis highlights the importance of cities and states ability to prepare for and respond to vectorborne disease threats. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 16, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Mosquito-Borne Diseases Source Type: news

Candida auris Isolates Resistant to Three Classes of Antifungal Medications --- New York, 2019
Although rare, Candida auris resistant to all three classes of commonly used antifungal drugs was identified in three patients in New York. CDC considers C. auris an urgent threat, the highest category of concern. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 9, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Antibiotic and Antimicrobial Resistance Emerging Infectious Diseases MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Candida auris Source Type: news

Population Movement Patterns Among the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda During an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease: Results from Community Engagement in Two Districts --- Uganda, March 201
Trade and business, need for health care, visits to family, refugee support, and insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) drive population movement patterns among Rwanda, Uganda, and the provinces in eastern DRC that are experiencing an Ebola virus disease outbreak. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 9, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Ebola Virus Disease MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Source Type: news

Case Definitions Used During the First 6 Months of the 10th Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo --- Four Neighboring Countries, August 2018--February 2019
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is experiencing its 10th Ebola virus disease outbreak in an area with a high volume of cross-border population movement. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 9, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Ebola Virus Disease MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Outbreaks Health Communication Source Type: news

Neural Tube Defects in Pregnancies Among Women With Diagnosed HIV Infection --- 15 Jurisdictions, 2013--2017
The risk for neural tube defects among pregnancies of women diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus is similar to that of the general U.S. population. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 9, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Birth Defects HIV/AIDS MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Neural Tube Defects Pregnancy Source Type: news

Erratum: Vol. 68, No. 46
In the report " Use of 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine and 23-Valent Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Among Adults Aged ≥65 Years: Updated Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, " on page 1074... (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Erratum: Vol. 68, No. 47
In the report " World AIDS Day - December 1, " on page 1089, the fourth reference should have read as follows... (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Had Lower Back Pain in the Past 3 Months, by Sex and Age Group - National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2018
In 2018, 28.0% of men and 31.6% of women aged ≥18 years had lower back pain in the past 3 months. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Data & Statistics Men's Health MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Women's Health Source Type: news

Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Professionals Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury Injury and for Reducing the Risk for Rehospitalization and Death Following Hospital Discharge - United States, December 2019
This report provides updated clinical guidance from CDC for health care professionals treating patients with e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

Characteristics of Patients Experiencing Rehospitalization or Dying After Hospital Discharge in a National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury-United States, 2019
This report provides a nationwide comparison of clinical characteristics of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury patients who were rehospitalized or died after hospital discharge, among cases reported to CDC as of December 10, 2019. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

State-Specific Prevalence and Characteristics of Frequent Mental Distress and History of Depression Diagnosis Among Adults with Arthritis --- United States, 2017
An estimated 54.4 million (22.7%) U.S. adults have provider-diagnosed arthritis (arthritis), a number that is projected to rise to 78.4 million by 2040 (1,2). (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: Arthritis Depression MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Description of Eschar-Associated Rickettsial Diseases Using Passive Surveillance Data --- United States, 2010--2016
Rickettsial eschars are necrotic lesions that occur at the site of tick or mite bites and represent locations of primary inoculation of spotted fever group Rickettsia and Orientia species. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - January 2, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Rickettsial Diseases Spotted Fevers Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Professionals Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury Injury and for Reducing the Risk for Rehospitalization and Death Following Hospital Discharge - United States, December 2019
This report provides updated clinical guidance from CDC for health care professionals treating patients with e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - December 20, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Electronic Cigarettes (e-cigarette) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Vaping Source Type: news

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana and Illicit Drugs Among Persons Aged ≥16 Years - United States, 2018
This report describes the serious public health concern of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol that kills approximately 30 persons per day. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - December 19, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Impaired driving MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Public Health Source Type: news

Estimating the Incidence of Influenza at the State Level - Utah, 2016-17 and 2017-18 Influenza Seasons
Timely state- or local-level estimates of the number of persons who are ill and seek medical care due to influenza (flu) contribute to preparedness and communication messages needed during flu season and in the event of a flu pandemic. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - December 19, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Influenza (Flu) MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Pandemic Flu Source Type: news

Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak - Democratic Republic of the Congo, August 2018-November 2019
This report describes the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the successes and challenges faced by response efforts. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - December 19, 2019 Category: American Health Tags: Ebola Virus Disease MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Public Health Preparedness and Response Source Type: news