Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
Opioid Prescribing Rates in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Counties Among Primary Care Providers Using an Electronic Health Record System — United States, 2014–2017
January 18, 2019
As less densely populated areas experience both progress in decreasing opioid prescribing and a need for ongoing reduction, tailoring community health care practices and intervention programs to community characteristics will remain important.
Gastroschisis Trends and Ecologic Link to Opioid Prescription Rates — United States, 2006–2015
Evaluation of an HIV-Related Mortuary Surveillance System — Nairobi, Kenya, Two Sites, 2015
December 21, 2018
Mortuary surveillance can provide data on HIV positivity among cadavers and HIV-related mortality, which are not available from other sources in most sub-Saharan African countries. In 2015, CDC evaluated a pilot HIV-related mortuary surveillance system in the two largest mortuaries in Nairobi, Kenya. The evaluation assessed certain performance attributes and identified strengths and weaknesses of the surveillance system pilot.
Recommendations and Reports
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices—United States, 2018–19 Influenza Season
August 24, 2018
This report focuses on the recommendations for use of vaccines for the prevention and control of influenza during the 2018–19 season in the United States. Vaccination and health care providers should check CDC’s influenza website periodically for additional information.
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