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CDC Science Clips: Volume 13, Issue 6, February 16, 2021
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- CDC Authored Publications
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Articles published in the past 6-8 weeks authored by CDC or ATSDR staff.
- Chronic Diseases and Conditions
Developing epilepsy training capacity for primary care providers using the project ECHO telementoring modelexternal icon
McDonald SB, Privitera M, Kakacek J, Owens S, Shafer P, Kobau R.
Epilepsy Behav. 2021 Feb 4;116:107789.
Assessing impact of HPV vaccination on cervical cancer incidence among women aged 15-29 years in the United States, 1999-2017: An ecologic studyexternal icon
Mix JM, Van Dyne EA, Saraiya M, Hallowell BD, Thomas CC.
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2021 Jan;30(1):30-37.
Trends in predominant causes of death in individuals with and without diabetes in England from 2001 to 2018: an epidemiological analysis of linked primary care recordsexternal icon
Pearson-Stuttard J, Bennett J, Cheng YJ, Vamos EP, Cross AJ, Ezzati M, Gregg EW.
Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2021 Feb 3.
- Communicable Diseases
Medical gender affirmation and HIV and sexually transmitted disease prevention in transgender youth: Results from the Survey of Today's Adolescent Relationships and Transitions, 2018external icon
Andrzejewski J, Dunville R, Johns MM, Michaels S, Reisner SL.
LGBT Health. 2021 Feb 9.
Observed face mask use at six universities - United States, September-November 2020external icon
Barrios LC, Riggs MA, Green RF, Czarnik M, Nett RJ, Staples JE, Welton MD, Muilenburg JL, Zullig KJ, Gibson-Young L, Perkins AV, Prins C, Lauzardo M, Shapiro J, Asimellis G, Kilgore-Bowling G, Ortiz-Jurado K, Gutilla MJ.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):208-211.
The relationship between social vulnerability and COVID-19 incidence among Louisiana census tractsexternal icon
Biggs EN, Maloney PM, Rung AL, Peters ES, Robinson WT.
Front Public Health. 2020 ;8:617976.
Effectiveness of mask wearing to control community spread of SARS-CoV-2external icon
Brooks JT, Butler JC.
Jama. 2021 Feb 10.
Clinical symptoms among ambulatory patients tested for SARS-CoV-2external icon
Chung JR, Kim SS, Jackson ML, Jackson LA, Belongia EA, King JP, Zimmerman RK, Nowalk MP, Martin ET, Monto AS, Gaglani M, Smith ME, Patel M, Flannery B.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jan;8(1):ofaa576.
COVID-19 clinical phenotypes: Presentation and temporal progression of disease in a cohort of hospitalized adults in Georgia, United Statesexternal icon
da Silva JF, Hernandez-Romieu AC, Browning SD, Bruce BB, Natarajan P, Morris SB, Gold JA, Neblett Fanfair R, Rogers-Brown J, Rossow J, Szablewski CM, Oosmanally N, D'Angelo MT, Drenzek C, Murphy DJ, Hollberg J, Blum JM, Jansen R, Wright DW, Sewell W, Owens J, Lefkove B, Brown FW, Burton DC, Uyeki TM, Patel PR, Jackson BR, Wong KK.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jan;8(1):ofaa596.
Mitigating SARS-CoV-2 transmission in Hispanic and Latino communities - Prince William Health District, Virginia, June 2020external icon
Davlantes E, Tippins A, Espinosa C, Lofgren H, Leonard S, Solis M, Young A, Sockwell D, Ansher A.
J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2021 Feb 4:1-9.
Population viral load, viremia and recent HIV-1 infections: Findings from population-based HIV impact assessments (PHIAs) in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambiaexternal icon
Farahani M, Radin E, Saito S, Sachathep K, Hladik WA, Voetsch AC, Auld A, Balachandra S, Tippett Barr B, Low A, Smart TF, Musuka G, Jonnalagadda S, Hakim A, Wadonda-Kabondo NW, Jahn A, Mugurungi O, Williams D, Barradas DO, Payne D, Parekh B, Patel H, Wiesner L, Hoos D, Justman J.
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2021 Feb 5.
Assessment of outpatient dispensing of products proposed for treatment or prevention of COVID-19 by US retail pharmacies during the pandemicexternal icon
Geller AI, Lovegrove MC, Lind JN, Datta SD, Budnitz DS.
JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Feb 11.
High prevalence of chlamydia and gonorrhea and the need for sexually transmitted infection testing among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Papua New Guineaexternal icon
Hakim AJ, Iwamoto C, Badman SG, Willie B, Pekon S, Aeno H, Neo-Boli R, Ase S, Weikum D, Vallely AJ, Kelly-Hanku A.
Sex Transm Dis. 2021 Feb 1;48(2):109-117.
Adverse outcomes in pregnant women hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus infection: A case seriesexternal icon
Hause AM, Panagiotakopoulos L, Weintraub ES, Sy LS, Glenn SC, Tseng HF, McNeil MM.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 23;72(1):138-140.
Occupational risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 infection among healthcare personnel: A cross-sectional analysis of subjects enrolled in the COPE Studyexternal icon
Howard-Anderson J, Adams C, Sherman AC, Dube WC, Smith TC, Edupuganti N, Chea N, Magill SS, Espinoza DO, Zhu Y, Phadke VK, Edupuganti S, Steinberg JP, Lopman BA, Jacob JT, Collins MH, Fridkin SK.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 9:1-20.
Decline in COVID-19 hospitalization growth rates associated with statewide mask mandates - 10 states, March-October 2020external icon
Joo H, Miller GF, Sunshine G, Gakh M, Pike J, Havers FP, Kim L, Weber R, Dugmeoglu S, Watson C, Coronado F.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):212-216.
Re-emergence of influenza virus circulation during 2020 in parts of tropical Asia: Implications for other countriesexternal icon
Mott JA, Fry AM, Kondor R, Wentworth DE, Olsen SJ.
Influenza Other Respir Viruses. 2021 Feb 10.
Antibody responses to two recombinant treponemal antigens (rp17 and TmpA) before and after azithromycin treatment for yaws in Ghana and Papua New Guineaexternal icon
Parameswaran N, Mitjà O, Bottomley C, Kwakye C, Houinei W, Pillay A, Danavall D, Chi KH, Ballard RC, Solomon AW, Chen CY, Bieb SV, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Mabey DC, Asiedu K, Marks M, Martin D.
J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Feb 10.
Risk of clinical severity by age and race/ethnicity among adults hospitalized for COVID-19 - United States, March-September 2020external icon
Pennington AF, Kompaniyets L, Summers AD, Danielson ML, Goodman AB, Chevinsky JR, Preston LE, Schieber LZ, Namulanda G, Courtney J, Strosnider HM, Boehmer TK, Mac Kenzie WR, Baggs J, Gundlapalli AV.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;8(2):ofaa638.
Modeling effectiveness of testing strategies to prevent COVID-19 in nursing homes -United States, 2020external icon
See I, Paul P, Slayton RB, Steele MK, Stuckey MJ, Duca L, Srinivasan A, Stone N, Jernigan JA, Reddy SC.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 10.
The persistence of underreporting of hepatitis C as an underlying or contributing cause of death, 2011-2017external icon
Spradling PR, Zhong Y, Moorman AC, Rupp LB, Lu M, Teshale EH, Schmidt MA, Daida YG, Boscarino JA, Gordon SC.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 9.
Signs, symptoms, and comorbidities associated with poor outcomes among residents of a skilled nursing facility with SARS-CoV-2 infection - King County, Washingtonexternal icon
Tobolowsky FA, Bardossy AC, Currie DW, Schwartz NG, Zacks RL, Chow EJ, Dyal JW, Ali H, Kay M, Duchin JS, Brostrom-Smith C, Clark S, Sykes K, Jernigan JA, Honein MA, Clark TA, Stone ND, Reddy SC, Rao AK.
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2021 Jan 28.
Prevalence of urogenital Mycoplasma genitalium infection, United States, 2017-2018external icon
Torrone E, Kruszon-Moran D, Philips C, Morris M, Bowden K, Papp J, Bachmann LH, Weinstock H, Kersh EN.
Sex Transm Dis. 2021 Feb 9.
Social distancing policies in 22 African countries during the COVID-19 pandemic: a desk reviewexternal icon
Verani A, Clodfelter C, Menon AN, Chevinsky J, Victory K, Hakim A.
Pan Afr Med J. 2020 ;37(Suppl 1):46.
Optimising pyrazinamide for the treatment of tuberculosisexternal icon
Zhang N, Savic RM, Boeree MJ, Peloquin C, Weiner M, Heinrich N, Bliven-Sizemore E, Phillips PP, Hoelscher M, Whitworth W, Morlock G, Posey J, Stout JE, Mac Kenzie W, Aarnoutse R, Dooley KE.
Eur Respir J. 2021 Feb 4.
- Disaster Control and Emergency Services
Refugee settlements and cholera risks in Uganda, 2016-2019external icon
Bwire G, Orach CG, Aceng FL, Arianitwe SE, Matseketse D, Tumusherure E, Issa M, Muruta A, Merrill RD, Debes A, Ali M, Sack DA.
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Feb 8.
Impact of hurricanes on children with asthma: A systematic literature reviewexternal icon
Cowan KN, Pennington AF, Gregory T, Hsu J.
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2021 Feb 9:1-6.
Structure, function and performance of Early Warning Alert and Response Network (EWARN) in emergencies in the Eastern Mediterranean Regionexternal icon
Mala P, Abubakar A, Takeuchi A, Buliva E, Husain F, Malik MR, Tayyab M, Elnoserry S.
Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 5.
- Disease Reservoirs and Vectors
Insights into the evolution and dispersion of pyrethroid resistance among sylvatic Andean Triatoma infestans from Boliviaexternal icon
Marcet. P. L., Pablo SO, Messenger LA, Vassena CV.
Infect Genet Evol. 2021 Feb 5:104759.
Infection, dissemination, and transmission potential of North American Culex quinquefasciatus, Culex tarsalis, and Culicoides sonorensis for oropouche virusexternal icon
McGregor BL, Connelly CR, Kenney JL.
Viruses. 2021 Feb 2;13(2).
Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever viruses in ruminants, Jordanexternal icon
Obaidat MM, Graziano JC, Morales-Betoulle M, Brown SM, Chiang CF, Klena JD.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 ;27(2):653-655.
Western Kenyan Anopheles gambiae showing intense permethrin resistance harbour distinct microbiotaexternal icon
Omoke D, Kipsum M, Otieno S, Esalimba E, Sheth M, Lenhart A, Njeru EM, Ochomo E, Dada N.
Malar J. 2021 Feb 8;20(1):77.
- Environmental Health
Prenatal exposure to poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and neurobehavior in US children through 8 years of age: the HOME Studyexternal icon
Vuong AM, Webster GM, Yolton K, Calafat AM, Muckle G, Lanphear BP, Chen A.
Environ Res. 2021 Feb 2:110825.
- Epidemiology and Surveillance
International comparison of pressure ulcer measures in long-term care facilities: Assessing the methodological robustness of 4 approaches to point prevalence measurementexternal icon
Poldrugovac M, Padget M, Schoonhoven L, Thompson ND, Klazinga NS, Kringos DS.
J Tissue Viability. 2021 Jan 24.
- Genetics and Genomics
Genomic diversity of Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates, Colombiaexternal icon
Duarte C, Montufar F, Moreno J, Sánchez D, Rodríguez JY, Torres AG, Morales S, Bautista A, Huertas MG, Myers JN, Gulvik CA, Elrod MG, Blaney DD, Gee JE.
Emerg Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;27(2):655-658.
Evaluation of phylogenetic methods for inferring the direction of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission: HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) 052external icon
Zhang Y, Wymant C, Laeyendecker O, Grabowski MK, Hall M, Hudelson S, Piwowar-Manning E, McCauley M, Gamble T, Hosseinipour MC, Kumarasamy N, Hakim JG, Kumwenda J, Mills LA, Santos BR, Grinsztejn B, Pilotto JH, Chariyalertsak S, Makhema J, Chen YQ, Cohen MS, Fraser C, Eshleman SH.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 23;72(1):30-37.
- Health Disparities
Geographic differences in social determinants of health among US-born and non-US-born Hispanic/Latino adults with diagnosed HIV infection, United States and Puerto Rico, 2017external icon
Gant Z, Johnson Lyons S, Jin C, Dailey A, Nwangwu-Ike N, Satcher Johnson A.
Public Health Rep. 2021 Feb 9.
- Health Economics
Economic assessments of the burden of congenital cytomegalovirus infection and the cost-effectiveness of prevention strategiesexternal icon
Grosse SD, Dollard SC, Ortega-Sanchez IR.
Semin Perinatol. 2021 Jan 23:151393.
Trends in total and out-of-pocket payments for noninsulin glucose-lowering drugs among U.S. adults with large-employer private health insurance from 2005 to 2018external icon
Shao H, Laxy M, Benoit SR, Cheng YJ, Gregg EW, Zhang P.
Diabetes Care. 2021 Feb 9.
Preterm birth lifetime costs in the United States in 2016: An updateexternal icon
Waitzman NJ, Jalali A, Grosse SD.
Semin Perinatol. 2021 Jan 24:151390.
- Healthcare Associated Infections
Can intravenous antimicrobial start data reported to the National Healthcare Safety Network determine appropriateness of antibiotic use in hemodialysis patients?external icon
Patel PR, Novosad SA, Apata IW.
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021 Feb 9:1-6.
- Immunity and Immunization
Auto-antibodies to type I IFNs can underlie adverse reactions to yellow fever live attenuated vaccineexternal icon
Bastard P, Michailidis E, Hoffmann HH, Chbihi M, Le Voyer T, Rosain J, Philippot Q, Seeleuthner Y, Gervais A, Materna M, de Oliveira PM, Maia ML, Dinis Ano Bom AP, Azamor T, Araújo da Conceição D, Goudouris E, Homma A, Slesak G, Schäfer J, Pulendran B, Miller JD, Huits R, Yang R, Rosen LB, Bizien L, Lorenzo L, Chrabieh M, Erazo LV, Rozenberg F, Jeljeli MM, Béziat V, Holland SM, Cobat A, Notarangelo LD, Su HC, Ahmed R, Puel A, Zhang SY, Abel L, Seligman SJ, Zhang Q, MacDonald MR, Jouanguy E, Rice CM, Casanova JL.
J Exp Med. 2021 Apr 5;218(4).
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults Aged 19 Years or Older - United States, 2021external icon
Freedman MS, Ault K, Bernstein H.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):193-196.
Safety and immunogenicity of adjuvanted recombinant subunit herpes zoster vaccine in lung transplant recipientsexternal icon
Hirzel C, L'Huillier AG, Ferreira VH, Marinelli T, Ku T, Ierullo M, Miao C, Schmid DS, Juvet S, Humar A, Kumar D.
Am J Transplant. 2021 Feb 10.
COVID-19 vaccination intent, perceptions, and reasons for not vaccinating among groups prioritized for early vaccination - United States, September and December 2020external icon
Nguyen KH, Srivastav A, Razzaghi H, Williams W, Lindley MC, Jorgensen C, Abad N, Singleton JA.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):217-222.
Randomized trial of a vaccine regimen to prevent chronic HCV infectionexternal icon
Page K, Melia MT, Veenhuis RT, Winter M, Rousseau KE, Massaccesi G, Osburn WO, Forman M, Thomas E, Thornton K, Wagner K, Vassilev V, Lin L, Lum PJ, Giudice LC, Stein E, Asher A, Chang S, Gorman R, Ghany MG, Liang TJ, Wierzbicki MR, Scarselli E, Nicosia A, Folgori A, Capone S, Cox AL.
N Engl J Med. 2021 Feb 11;384(6):541-549.
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger - United States, 2021external icon
Wodi AP, Ault K, Hunter P, McNally V, Szilagyi PG, Bernstein H.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):189-192.
Forecasting influenza activity using machine-learned mobility mapexternal icon
Venkatramanan S, Sadilek A, Fadikar A, Barrett CL, Biggerstaff M, Chen J, Dotiwalla X, Eastham P, Gipson B, Higdon D, Kucuktunc O, Lieber A, Lewis BL, Reynolds Z, Vullikanti AK, Wang L, Marathe M.
Nat Commun. 2021 Feb 9;12(1):726.
- Injury and Violence
Perpetration of violence by female sex workers in Papua New Guinea: 'We will crush their bones'external icon
Kelly-Hanku A, Worth H, Redman-Maclaren M, Nosi S, Boli-Neo R, Ase S, Hou P, Aeno H, Kupul M, Amos A, Badman SG, Vallely AJ, Hakim AJ.
Br J Criminol. 2021 ;61(1):104-122.
Predictors of traumatic brain injury morbidity and mortality: Examination of data from the National Trauma Data Bank: Predictors of TBI morbidity & mortalityexternal icon
Miller GF, Daugherty J, Waltzman D, Sarmiento K.
Injury. 2021 Jan 29.
Pediatric sports-related concussion: An approach to careexternal icon
Podolak OE, Arbogast KB, Master CL, Sleet D, Grady MF.
Am J Lifestyle Med. 2021 .
- Laboratory Sciences
Haematological reference intervals for healthy adults in Bamenda, Cameroonexternal icon
Fondoh VN, Fondoh RM, Awasom CN, Edith PL, Ntungwen WA, Roland B, Enow-Tanjong R, Njukeng P, Shang J, Egbengu EP, Maruta T, Etheline A, Leke R, Leo A, Nsame D.
Afr J Lab Med. 2020 ;9(1):1193.
Low but increasing prevalence of reduced beta-lactam susceptibility among invasive group B streptococcal isolates, US population-based surveillance, 1998-2018external icon
Kobayashi M, McGee L, Chochua S, Apostol M, Alden NB, Farley MM, Harrison LH, Lynfield R, Vagnone PS, Smelser C, Muse A, Thomas AR, Deng L, Metcalf BJ, Beall BW, Schrag SJ.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;8(2):ofaa634.
Bringing the clinical laboratory into the strategy to advance diagnostic excellenceexternal icon
Lubin IM, Astles JR, Shahangian S, Madison B, Parry R, Schmidt RL, Rubinstein ML.
Diagnosis (Berl). 2021 Jan 5.
Differential expression of serum exosome microRNAs and cytokines in influenza A and B patients collected in the 2016 and 2017 influenza seasonsexternal icon
Othumpangat S, Lindsley WG, Beezhold DH, Kashon ML, Burrell CN, Mubareka S, Noti JD.
Pathogens. 2021 Feb 2;10(2).
- Maternal and Child Health
Comorbidities among young adults with congenital heart defects: Results from the Congenital Heart Survey to Recognize Outcomes, Needs, and well-beinG - Arizona, Arkansas, and Metropolitan Atlanta, 2016-2019external icon
Oster ME, Riser AP, Andrews JG, Bolin EH, Galindo MK, Nembhard WN, Rose CE, Farr SL.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):197-201.
Osteopathic students and graduates matching into pathology residency, 2011-2020external icon
Jajosky RP, Coulson HC, Rosengrant AJ, Jajosky AN, Jajosky PG.
J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2021 Feb 1;121(2):149-156.
- Nutritional Sciences
Relation between timing of high-dose vitamin A supplementation and modified-relative-dose-response values in children 12-23 months in Ugandaexternal icon
Pickens CM, Flores-Ayala R, Ford ND, Whitehead RD, Tanumihardjo SA, Ngalombi S, Halati S, Mapango C, Sheftel J, Jefferds ME.
J Nutr. 2021 Feb 9.
- Occupational Safety and Health
Precarious work, job stress, and health-related quality of lifeexternal icon
Bhattacharya A, Ray T.
Am J Ind Med. 2021 Feb 4.
Effects of firefighting hood design, laundering and doffing on smoke protection, heat stress and wearabilityexternal icon
Kesler RM, Mayer A, Fent KW, Chen IC, Deaton AS, Ormond RB, Smith DL, Wilkinson A, Kerber S, Horn GP.
Ergonomics. 2021 Feb 1:1-13.
- Parasitic Diseases
Incremental impact on malaria incidence following indoor residual spraying in a highly endemic area with high standard ITN access in Mozambique: results from a cluster-randomized studyexternal icon
Chaccour C, Zulliger R, Wagman J, Casellas A, Nacima A, Elobolobo E, Savaio B, Saifodine A, Fornadel C, Richardson J, Candrinho B, Robertson M, Saute F.
Malar J. 2021 Feb 10;20(1):84.
Patent macracanthorhynchus ingens infection in a 17-month-old child, Ohioexternal icon
Chancey RJ, Sapp SG, Fox M, Bishop HS, Ndubuisi M, de Almeida M, Montgomery SP, Congeni B.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Feb;8(2):ofaa641.
Detection of Cyclospora cayetanensis in produce irrigation and wash water using large-volume sampling techniquesexternal icon
Kahler AM, Mattioli MC, da Silva AJ, Hill V.
Food Waterborne Parisitol. 2021 ;22.
Evaluation of health system readiness and coverage of intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) in Kambia district to inform national scale-up in Sierra Leoneexternal icon
Lahuerta M, Sutton R, Mansaray A, Eleeza O, Gleason B, Akinjeji A, Jalloh MF, Toure M, Kassa G, Meshnick SR, Deutsch-Feldman M, Parmley L, Friedman M, Smith SJ, Rabkin M, Steinhardt L.
Malar J. 2021 Feb 6;20(1):74.
Low prevalence of highly sulfadoxine-resistant dihydropteroate synthase alleles in Plasmodium falciparum isolates in Beninexternal icon
Svigel SS, Adeothy A, Kpemasse A, Houngbo E, Sianou A, Saliou R, Patton ME, Dagnon F, Halsey ES, Tchevoede A, Udhayakumar V, Lucchi NW.
Malar J. 2021 Feb 5;20(1):72.
- Program Evaluation
Validation of the prevention impacts simulation model (PRISM)external icon
Yarnoff B, Honeycutt A, Bradley C, Khavjou O, Bates L, Bass S, Kaufmann R, Barker L, Briss P.
Prev Chronic Dis. 2021 Feb 4;18:E09.
- Public Health Leadership and Management
Evaluation of a new field epidemiology training program intermediate course to strengthen public health workforce capacity in Tanzaniaexternal icon
Wilson K, Juya A, Abade A, Sembuche S, Leonard D, Harris J, Perkins S, Chale S, Bakari M, Mghamba J, Kohler P.
Public Health Rep. 2021 Feb 4.
- Reproductive Health
Maternal transport: an opportunity to improve the system of risk-appropriate careexternal icon
DeSisto CL, Oza-Frank R, Goodman D, Conrey E, Shellhaas C.
J Perinatol. 2021 Feb 5.
- Substance Use and Abuse
Continued increases in overdose deaths related to synthetic opioids: Implications for clinical practiceexternal icon
Baldwin GT, Seth P, Noonan RK.
Jama. 2021 Feb 11.
A brief overview of the national outbreak of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury and the primary causesexternal icon
Kiernan E, Click ES, Melstrom P, Evans ME, Layer MR, Weissman DN, Reagan-Steiner S, Wiltz JL, Hocevar S, Goodman AB, Twentyman E.
Chest. 2021 Jan;159(1):426-431.
Trends and geographic patterns in drug and synthetic opioid overdose deaths - United States, 2013-2019external icon
Mattson CL, Tanz LJ, Quinn K, Kariisa M, Patel P, Davis NL.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021 Feb 12;70(6):202-207.
- Zoonotic and Vectorborne Diseases
Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention practices for Lyme disease by clinicians, United States, 2013-2015external icon
Beck AR, Marx GE, Hinckley AF.
Public Health Rep. 2021 Feb 4.
Control of ixodid ticks and prevention of tick-borne diseases in the United States: The prospect of a new Lyme disease vaccine and the continuing problem with tick exposure on residential propertiesexternal icon
Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2021 Jan 20;12(3):101649.
Human-tick encounters as a measure of tickborne disease risk in lyme disease endemic areasexternal icon
Hook SA, Nawrocki CC, Meek JI, Feldman KA, White JL, Connally NP, Hinckley AF.
Zoonoses Public Health. 2021 Feb 7.
Persistence of Ebola virus in semen among Ebola virus disease survivors in Sierra Leone: A cohort study of frequency, duration, and risk factorsexternal icon
Thorson AE, Deen GF, Bernstein KT, Liu WJ, Yamba F, Habib N, Sesay FR, Gaillard P, Massaquoi TA, McDonald SL, Zhang Y, Durski KN, Singaravelu S, Ervin E, Liu H, Coursier A, Marrinan JE, Ariyarajah A, Carino M, Formenty P, Ströher U, Lamunu M, Wu G, Sahr F, Xu W, Knust B, Broutet N.
PLoS Med. 2021 Feb;18(2):e1003273.
- Chronic Diseases and Conditions
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