Contact Lens Health Week — August 21–25, 2017
Occupational Distribution of Campylobacteriosis and Salmonellosis Cases — Maryland, Ohio, and Virginia, 2014
August 18, 2017
In 2014, 2,977 campylobacteriosis and 2,259 salmonellosis cases were reported in Maryland, Ohio, and Virginia. Persons in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations and health care and technical occupations were at increased risk for both campylobacteriosis and salmonellosis. Persons in the food preparation and serving–related occupations and personal care and service occupations also were at higher risk for salmonellosis.
Summary of Notifiable Infectious Diseases and Conditions — United States, 2015
August 11, 2017
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 2015.
Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks: Surveillance Data Published Between April 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017 — United States
August 11, 2017
The Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks: Surveillance Data Published Between April 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017 — United States contains official statistics for nationally notifiable noninfectious conditions and disease outbreaks. The Summary includes a synopsis of major findings from published surveillance reports for nationally notifiable noninfectious conditions and disease outbreaks, internet links to the complete published surveillance reports, and links to data and tables displaying current and historical descriptive statistics for each condition.
Invasive Cancer Incidence, 2004–2013, and Deaths, 2006–2015, in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties — United States
July 7, 2017
Previous reports have shown that persons living in nonmetropolitan (rural or urban) areas in the United States have higher death rates from all cancers combined than persons living in metropolitan areas. This report provides the first comprehensive description of cancer incidence and mortality in nonmetropolitan and metropolitan counties in the United States.
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.
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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