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: "Infants Tested for Hearing Loss - United States, 1999-2001"; "Prevalence of IgG Antibody to SARS-Associated Coronavirus in Animal Traders - Guangdong Province, China, 2003"; "Public Health and Aging: Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged >50 Years and Pneumococcal Vaccination Coverage Among Adults Aged >65 Years - United States, 2002"; "Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections in Correctional Facilities - Georgia, California, and Texas, 2001-2003"; "West Nile Virus Activity - United States, October 9-15, 2003"; "Notice to Readers: International Conference on Women and Infectious Diseases"; "Notice to Readers: CDC Viral Hepatitis Resource Center Offers Free Materials for Health Professionals and the General Public"; and "Notice to Readers: Publication of Health, United States, 2003 with Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans". Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables from this issue can be accessed at the following link [http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index2003.htm]"
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MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (October 17, 2003), v.52 no.41, p.981-1008