MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, October 9, 2015   [open pdf - 65KB]

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). [It] is the agency's primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. This issue of MMWR contains the following: "National Latino AIDS Awareness Day -- October 15, 2015"; "Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos -- United States, 2008-2013"; "CDC Grand Rounds: Understanding the Causes of Major Birth Defects -- Steps to Prevention"; "Establishment of an Ebola Treatment Unit and Laboratory -- Bombali District, Sierra Leone, July 2014-January 2015"; "Vital Signs: Improvements in Maternity Care Policies and Practices That Support Breastfeeding -- United States, 2007-2013"; "Update: Shortened Interval for Postvaccination Serologic Testing of Infants Born to Hepatitis B-Infected Mothers"; "Notes from the Field: Severe Illness Associated with Reported Use of Synthetic Cannabinoids -- Mississippi, April 2015"; "Notes from the Field: Measles in a Patient with Presumed Immunity -- Los Angeles County, 2015"; and "QuickStats: Death Rates for Teens Aged 15-19 Years, by Sex -- National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1999-2013." Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables from this issue can be accessed at the following link [http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index2015.html]

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MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (October 9, 2015), v.64 no.39
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