National HIV Testing Day — June 27, 2017
Progress Toward Containment of Poliovirus Type 2 — Worldwide, 2017
June 23, 2017
Containment of wild poliovirus type 2 is nearing completion in World Health Organization member countries and territories. Efforts to contain type 2 circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV2) and Sabin type 2 are in progress, pending the control of cVDPV2 outbreaks.
Rural and Urban Differences in Air Quality, 2008–2012, and Community Drinking Water Quality, 2010–2015 — United States
June 23, 2017
Understanding the differences between rural and urban areas in air and water quality can help public health departments to identify, monitor, and prioritize potential environmental public health concerns and opportunities for action. The analysis in this report uses nationally standardized air- and water-quality data to evaluate how environmental hazards vary across a spectrum of urban to rural counties.
Recommendations and Reports
Community Mitigation Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza — United States, 2017
April 21, 2017
Nonpharmaceutical interventions are strategies for disease, injury, and exposure control. They include actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the spread of respiratory viruses (e.g., seasonal and pandemic influenza viruses). These 2017 guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of NPIs in mitigating the effects of pandemic influenza. These guidelines update and expand the 2007 strategy.
Summary of Notifiable Infectious Diseases and Conditions — United States, 2014
October 14, 2016
Health-care providers in the United States are required to report certain infectious diseases to a specified state or local authority. A disease is designated as notifiable if timely information about individual cases is considered necessary for prevention and control of the disease. Each year, CDC publishes a summary of the cases of notifiable disease reported for the most recent year for which data is available. This report presents a summary of notifiable diseases for 2014.
Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks
October 14, 2016
The 2016 Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks — United States contains official statistics for the occurrence of nationally notifiable noninfectious conditions and disease outbreaks and is published for the second time in the same volume of MMWR as the annual Summary of Notifiable Infectious Diseases and Conditions. The summary includes seven chapters addressing the following subjects: acute pesticide-related illness and injury arising from occupational exposure, acute nonoccupational pesticide-related illness and injury, cancer, elevated blood lead levels among children, elevated blood lead levels among adults, silicosis, and foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks. CDC’s Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS) coordinated the development and publication of this annual summary.
CDC’s Response to the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic — West Africa and United States
July 8, 2016
This historic 2014-2016 Ebola Epidemic in West Africa required a massive international response by multiple partners to assist the affected countries. This supplement present reports that chronicle major aspects of CDC’s response to the Ebola epidemic.
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