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Ensuring that foreign-born adoptees receive appropriate vaccinations can help prevent outbreaks in the United States.

Ensuring that foreign-born adoptees receive appropriate vaccinations can help prevent outbreaks in the United States.



April 11, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. 14
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Measles Outbreak Associated with Adopted Children from China — Missouri, Minnesota, and Washington, July 2013

On July 5, 2013, CDC was notified of two cases of laboratory-confirmed measles in recently adopted children from an orphanage in Henan Province, China. To find potentially exposed persons, CDC collaborated with state and local health departments, the children’s adoption agency, and airlines that carried the adoptees. This report summarizes the results of the outbreak investigation.

MMWR Recommendations and Reports

April 11, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. RR–3
Revised Surveillance Case Definition for HIV Infection — United States, 2014

Since the first cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) were reported in the United States in 1981, surveillance case definitions for human immunodeficiency virus infection, the cause of AIDS, and AIDS have undergone several revisions to respond to diagnostic advances. This document updates the surveillance case definitions published in 2008 and addresses multiple issues, the most important of which was the need to adapt to recent changes in diagnostic criteria.

MMWR Surveillance Summaries

March 28, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. SS–2
Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2010

The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network is an active surveillance system in the United States that provides estimates of the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other characteristics among children aged 8 years. For 2010, the overall prevalence of ASD among the ADDM sites was 14.7 per 1,000 (one in 68) children aged 8 years. Consistent with previous reports from the ADDM Network, findings from the 2010 surveillance year were marked by significant variations in ASD prevalence by geographic area, sex, race/ethnicity, and level of intellectual ability. Comparisons between the 2010 estimate and those from previous surveillance years indicated that ASD prevalence estimates from the ADDM Network continue to increase, with a growing proportion children with ASD who have average or above average intellectual ability.

 


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