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Fever, Jaundice, and Multiple Organ System Failure Associated With 17D-Derived Yellow Fever Vaccination, 1996-2001

Fever, Jaundice, and Multiple Organ System Failure Associated With 17D-Derived Yellow Fever Vaccination, 1996-2001 – Statistical Data Included At the June 2001 meeting of the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP), seven cases of multiple organ system failure (MOSF) in recipients of 17D-derived yellow fever (YF) vaccine were presented (1-3). In response, an ACIP working […]

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Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ending June 26, 1999, and June 27, 1998

Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ending June 26, 1999, and June 27, 1998 – 25th Week Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ending June 26, 1999, and June 27, 1998 (25th Week) AIDS Chlamydia Cryptosporidiosis Cum. Cum. Cum. Cum. Cum. Cum. Reporting Area 1999 [+] 1998 1999 1998 […]

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CDC’s campaign to prevent antimicrobial resistance in health-care settings – Notice to Readers

CDC’s campaign to prevent antimicrobial resistance in health-care settings – Notice to Readers – Brief Article Each year, approximately 2 million U.S. patients acquire an infection while hospitalized; approximately 90,000 of these infections are fatal. Many more infections are acquired in nursing homes and other health-care facilities in which vulnerable patients receive care. Guidelines for […]

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Awareness of family health history as a risk factor for disease—United States, 2004

Awareness of family health history as a risk factor for disease—United States, 2004 P.W. Yoon Persons who have close relatives with certain diseases (e.g., heart disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis) are more likely to develop those diseases themselves (i). Family health history is an important risk factor that reflects inherited genetic susceptibility, shared environment, and common […]

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Cigarette use among high school students—United States, 1991-2005

Cigarette use among high school students—United States, 1991-2005 Cigarette use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States (1). A national health objective for 2010 is to reduce the prevalence of current cigarette use among high school students to [less than or equal to] 16% (objective no. 27-2b) (1). To examine changes […]

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Trends in motorcycle fatalities associated with alcohol-impaired driving—United States, 1983-2003

Trends in motorcycle fatalities associated with alcohol-impaired driving—United States, 1983-2003 L.J. Paulozzi Motorcycles are the most dangerous type of motor vehicle to drive (1). These vehicles are involved in fatal crashes at a rate of 35.0 per 100 million miles of travel, compared with a rate of 1.7 per 100 million miles of travel for […]

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Pregnancy complications and perinatal outcomes among women with diabetes – North Carolina, 1989-1990

Pregnancy complications and perinatal outcomes among women with diabetes – North Carolina, 1989-1990 – includes information on National Diabetes Month Women with diabetes have a higher risk for complications of pregnancy than do women with out diabetes; in addition, infants born to women with diabetes are at increased risk for adverse birth outcomes [1,2]. Preconception […]

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Psychological and emotional effects of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center

Psychological and emotional effects of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center Psychological and Emotional Effects of the September 11 Attacks on the World Trade Center — Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, 2001. To measure the psychological and emotional effects of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center […]

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Carbon monoxide poisonings resulting from open air exposures to operating motorboats—Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 2003

Carbon monoxide poisonings resulting from open air exposures to operating motorboats—Lake Havasu City, Arizona, 2003 P. Roberts During February 1997-August 2002, two fatal and six nonfatal cases of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning occurred in vacationers who were wading in or boating near the Bridgewater Channel of Lake Havasu (Lake Havasu City [LHC], Arizona) (1). The […]

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The role of surveillance in reducing morbidity and mortality from injuries – speech by John D. Langley of University of Otago Injury Prevention Research Unit in New Zealand – Proceedings of the 1992 International Symposium on Public Health Surveillance

The role of surveillance in reducing morbidity and mortality from injuries – speech by John D. Langley of University of Otago Injury Prevention Research Unit in New Zealand – Proceedings of the 1992 International Symposium on Public Health Surveillance – Transcript INTRODUCTION Although injuries are a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, most countries […]