MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, January 16, 2015   [open pdf - 1MB]

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 Birth Defects Prevention Month and Folic Acid Awareness Week -- January 2015"; "Updated Estimates of Neural Tube Defects Prevented by Mandatory Folic Acid Fortification -- United States, 1995-2011"; "Supplement Use and Other Characteristics Among Pregnant Women with a Previous Pregnancy Affected by a Neural Tube Defect -- United States, 1997-2009"; "Early Estimates of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness -- United States, January 2015"; "Incidence of Notifiable Diseases Among American Indians/Alaska Natives -- United States, 2007-2011"; "Improving Burial Practices and Cemetery Management During an Ebola Virus Disease Epidemic -- Sierra Leone, 2014"; "Use of a Nationwide Call Center for Ebola Response and Monitoring During a 3-Day House-to-House Campaign -- Sierra Leone, September 2014"; "Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Diarrheal Illness Caused by Shigella flexneri -- American Samoa, May-June 2014"; "Announcement: Updates to the Overseas Immunization Program for United States-Bound Refugees"; and "QuickStats: Rates of Deaths from Drug Poisoning and Drug Poisoning Involving Opioid Analgesics -- 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 (January 16, 2015), v.64 no.1, p.1-36
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