Category Archives: MMWR

Schistosomiasis among River Rafters

On October 20, 1982, 4 days after strolling back from a rafting trip down the Omo River in Ethiopia, a Colorado resident noted the onset of a coffee-grade, intermittent fever and myalgias. His symptoms persisted, however he did not ask for medical attention. However, in early February 1983, a call from another rafter, in whom […]

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

December eighteen, 1987 / Vol. thirty six / Supplement No. 6 Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in the United States: A review of Current Knowlege August twenty one, 1987 / Vol. thirty six / Supplement No. 2 Recommendations for Prevention of HIV Transmission in Health-Care Settings August fourteen, 1987 / Vol. thirty six / Supplement No. […]

Impact of Closure of a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic on Public Health Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

In April 1995, a public sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinic within the northwest (NW) ward of the District of Columbia closed, leaving one public STD clinic within the southeast (SE) ward to provide public STD services for the whole town. This report summarizes an investigation by CDC following missive of invitation from the District of […]

Past Volume

December one, 1990 / Vol. 39 / No. SS-four Childhood Lead Poisoning, New York City, 1988 Ectopic Pregnancy Surveillance, United States, 1970-1987 Temporal Trends within the Prevalence of Congenital Malformations at Birth Based on the Birth Defects Monitoring Program, United States, 1979-1987 July 1, 1990 / Vol. 39 / No. SS-three Reports on Selected Racial/Ethnic […]

Lightning-Associated Deaths

A lightning strike can cause death or numerous injuries to at least one or many persons. The mechanism of injury is unique, and the manifestations differ from those of other electrical injuries. In the United States, lightning causes additional deaths than do most different natural hazards (e.g., hurricanes and tornadoes) (1), though the incidence of […]

Neonatal and Infant Weight-Specific Mortality Rates

As recent studies have indicated, underreporting of neonatal deaths may occur when neonatal mortality rates are below 750 per 1,00zero live births in the five hundred-1,000 g birth-weight range (one-three). In a very current study, neonatal* and infant** weight-specific mortality rates for New Mexico were computed from that state’s very important statistics information. No vital […]

MMWR Surveillance Summary: Past Volume

December eleven, 1998 / Vol. forty seven / No. SS-5 / Pg. one – 72 Surveillance for Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks — U. s., 1995-1996 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Preventive Practices Among Adults — Us, 1994 A Behavioral Risk Factor Atlas Download .pdf document of this issue. Adobe PDF file September 11, 1998 / Vol. forty […]

Prevalence of Overweight Among Third- and Sixth-Grade Children – New York City, 1996

Childhood overweight is the leading cause of pediatric hypertension, and overweight youngsters are at high risk for developing long-term chronic conditions, including adult-onset diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, orthopedic disorders, and respiratory disease (one). Overweight among kids and adolescents in the United States increased from 1976-1980 to 1988-1994 (2-four). Information is needed to explain overweight […]

Notifiable Diseases/Deaths in Selected Cities Weekly Information

The content, links, and pdfs are not maintained and might be outdated. The content on this page is being archived for historic and reference functions solely. For current, updated information see the MMWR web site. Notifiable Diseases/Deaths in Selected Cities Weekly Information Figure_I Selected notifiable disease reports, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending March twenty […]

Lightning-Associated Deaths

A lightning strike will cause death or various injuries to at least one or many persons. The mechanism of injury is distinctive, and therefore the manifestations differ from those of alternative electrical injuries. Within the United States, lightning causes a lot of deaths than do most different natural hazards (e.g., hurricanes and tornadoes) (one), although […]