MMWR


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AcronymDefinition
MMWRMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (US CDC)
MMWRMillimeter Wave Radar
MMWRMorbid Mortal Weekly Report (medical publication)
MMWRMillimeter Wave Radio
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Recent product licensures included in the MMWR report are Afluria Quadrivalent (IIV4) and Flublok Quadrivalent (RIV4), both for persons over 18 years.
The first MMWR in Brief to be republished by AJPH focuses on person-to-person outbreaks of acute gastroenteritis.
The MMWR report shows that the number of state and local health departments receiving electronic reports from laboratories has more than doubled since 2005, when CDC last evaluated ELR reporting.
Although the measured drop in birth defects is steep, it is "less than what was estimated from research trials" and well below the federal health objective of reducing the occurrence of spina bifida and other neural tube defects by 50 percent of the 1996 level by 2010, according to an editorial in the same issue of MMWR.
As of late February 2003, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and WHO referred to the new outbreak as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) (MMWR 2003a).
The MMWR is easily accessible at CDC's Web site http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr.
HIV-negative persons taking antiretrovirals for postexposure prophylaxis--prevention of infection immediately after a needlestick or sexual exposure to HIV--should avoid using nevirapine except in unusual situations, according to recommendations published in the January 5 MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report) by the U.S.
A report in this issue of MMWR found that arthritis is more common among American Indian/Alaska Natives than among any other racial/ethnic group and is most prevalent in Appalachia and the Lower Mississippi Valley regions (3).
Among the HPV-associated cancers, an average of 11,771 cervical cancer cases were diagnosed each year (MMWR 2016 July 8;65:661-6).
Synthetic marijuana is sold under a variety of names (such as K2, spice, or black mamba), but chemical formulas can vary wildly (MMWR 2015;64:618-9).
On the positive side, a June 10 study in MMWR found that the number of children who received a flu vaccination in the 2010-2011 season increased from the year before.
The entire MMWR report can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr.