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: "Progress Toward Polio Eradication -- Worldwide, January 2019-June 2021"; "Trends in Nonfatal and Fatal Overdoses Involving Benzodiazepines -- 38 States and the District of Columbia, 2019-2020"; "Mental Health and Substance Use Among Adults with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic -- United States, February-March 2021"; "New COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] Cases and Hospitalizations Among Adults, by Vaccination Status -- New York, May 3-July 25, 2021"; "Sustained Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Vaccines Against COVID-19 Associated Hospitalizations Among Adults -- United States, March-July 2021"; "Effectiveness of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 [severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2] Infection Among Nursing Home Residents Before and During Widespread Circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant -- National Healthcare Safety Network, March 1-August 1, 2021"; "Effectiveness of COVID-19 Vaccines in Preventing SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Frontline Workers Before and During B.1.617.2 (Delta) Variant Predominance -- Eight U.S. Locations, December 2020-August 2021"; "SARS-CoV-2 Infections and Hospitalizations Among Persons Aged ≥16 Years, by Vaccination Status -- Los Angeles County, California, May 1-July 25, 2021"; "'Notes from the Field': Illicit Benzodiazepines Detected in Patients Evaluated in Emergency Departments for Suspected Opioid Overdose -- Four States, October 6, 2020-March 9, 2021"; and "'QuickStats': Percentage of Children and Adolescents Aged 0-17 Years Who Have Experienced a Specified Stressful Life Event, by Type of Event and Poverty Status -- National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019." Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables from this issue can be accessed at the following link [http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index2021.html].
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MMWR: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (August 27, 2021), v.70 no.34, p.1129-1182