2015 News Reports By Month
- Chu KM, Johnson LA. Notes from the Field: Investigation of Contacts of a Health Care Worker Who Worked While Ill with Pertussis — Maryland, August-September 2014 MMWR. 2015;64(02);45.
In all, 47 persons were identified as being exposed to the HCW, including 31 patients ranging in age from 7 days to 12 years (six of whom were too young to receive diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine [DTaP]) and 15 HCWs...
- CDC. Announcement: Updates to the Overseas Immunization Program for United States-Bound Refugees MMWR. 2015;64(01);31.
CDC's Division of Global Migration and Quarantine has regulatory authority to prevent communicable disease importation among the approximately 70,000 refugees resettled in the United States each year...
- Flannery B, Clippard J, Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, et al. Early Estimates of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, January 2015 MMWR. 2015;64(01);10-15.
This report presents an initial estimate of seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness at preventing laboratory-confirmed influenza virus infection associated with medically attended ARI...
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