Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

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Surveillance Summaries

March 19, 2021
Malaria Surveillance — United States, 2017
CDC received 2,161 reports of confirmed malaria cases among persons tested in the United States and its territories with onset of symptoms in 2017. This number continues a decades-long increasing trend.

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Recommendations and Reports

May 7, 2021
Clinical Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of Botulism, 2021
Botulism is a rare, neurotoxin-mediated, life-threatening disease characterized by flaccid descending paralysis that begins with cranial nerve palsies and might progress to extremity weakness and respiratory failure. These evidence-based guidelines provide health care personnel with recommended best practices for diagnosing, monitoring, and treating botulism in the settings of conventional, contingency, and crisis standards of care.

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance

August 21, 2020
Overview and Methods for the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System — United States, 2019
The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System monitors health behaviors, conditions, and experiences among high school students throughout the United States. Data can be used to identify student risk behaviors, monitor health behavior trends, guide public health interventions, and track progress toward national health objectives.

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