Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)

Surveillance Summaries


October 7, 2022
Surveillance for Sickle Cell Disease — Sickle Cell Data Collection Program, Two States, 2004–2018
In 2015, CDC established the Sickle Cell Data Collection program to characterize the epidemiology of sickle cell disease in California and Georgia. Findings from surveillance can be used to improve and monitor care and outcomes for persons with sickle cell disease.

The figure is a photo of a smiling family on the right half of the image white text on a blue background on the left half that reads, “Monitoring sickle cell disease helps states: know how many people have it; understand the lifetime course of the disease; identify healthcare needs and gaps.”
The figure is a graphic with text that reads, “Recommend the cholera vaccine for your patients based on their travel plans and age.” There are three boxes that explain why, where, and to whom the vaccine should be recommended. It says, “Up to 10% of cholera infections are severe, resulting in diarrhea that can cause severe dehydration and rapid death. Travelers should receive the cholera vaccine before traveling to places with active cholera transmission. The cholera vaccine is recommended for travelers ages 2–64 years old.”

Recommendations and Reports


September 30, 2022
Cholera Vaccine: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, 2022
A CDC report that summarizes recommendations CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices for the use of lyophilized CVD 103-HgR vaccine in the United States. Cholera is a toxin-mediated bacterial gastrointestinal illness caused by Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1.

Supplements


April 1, 2022
Adolescent Behaviors and Experiences Survey – United States, January-June 2021
This report summarizes information from nine federal data systems with indicators of children’s mental health during 2013–2019.

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