HIV Care Outcomes Among Hispanics or Latinos with Diagnosed HIV Infection — United States, 2015
October 13, 2017
CDC found that 75.4% of Hispanics or Latinos aged ≥13 years with diagnosed HIV infection in 2015 were linked to care within 1 month of diagnosis and that among Hispanics or Latinos aged ≥13 years living with diagnosed HIV at year-end 2014 in 37 states and the District of Columbia, 70.2% received care, 58.3% were retained in care, and 58.2% were virally suppressed. Hispanics or Latinos had lower percentages of being linked to care, retained in care, and virally suppressed in comparison with non-Hispanic whites (79.9%, 58.5%, and 65.0% respectively).
Vaccination Coverage for Selected Vaccines, Exemption Rates, and Provisional Enrollment Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2016–17 School Year
October 13, 2017
During the 2016–17 school year, kindergarten vaccination coverage for MMR, DTaP, and varicella vaccine each approached 95%, and the median exemption rate among children attending kindergarten was 2%; these rates have been relatively consistent since the 2011–12 school year.
Suicide Trends Among and Within Urbanization Levels by Sex, Race/Ethnicity, Age Group, and Mechanism of Death — United States, 2001–2015
October 6, 2017
Suicides rates in rural areas are higher than suicide rates in more urban areas, and understanding demographic trends and mechanisms of death is important to developing and targeting prevention efforts. This report examines annual county-level trends in suicide rates during 2001–2015 by county urbanization level, sex, race/ethnicity, age group, and mechanism of death.
Recommendations and Reports
Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, 2017–18 Influenza Season
August 25, 2017
Nonpharmaceutical interventions are strategies for disease, injury, and exposure control. They include actions that persons and communities can take to help slow the spread of respiratory viruses (e.g., seasonal and pandemic influenza viruses). These 2017 guidelines provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of NPIs in mitigating the effects of pandemic influenza. These guidelines update and expand the 2007 strategy.
Summary of Notifiable Infectious Diseases and Conditions — United States, 2015
August 11, 2017
Health care providers in the United States are required to report certain infectious diseases to a specified state or local authority. A disease is designated as notifiable if timely information about individual cases is considered necessary for prevention and control of the disease. Each year, CDC publishes a summary of the cases of notifiable disease reported for the most recent year for which data is available. This report presents a summary of notifiable diseases for 2015.
Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks: Surveillance Data Published Between April 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017 — United States
August 11, 2017
The Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks: Surveillance Data Published Between April 1, 2016 and January 31, 2017 — United States contains official statistics for nationally notifiable noninfectious conditions and disease outbreaks. The Summary includes a synopsis of major findings from published surveillance reports for nationally notifiable noninfectious conditions and disease outbreaks, internet links to the complete published surveillance reports, and links to data and tables displaying current and historical descriptive statistics for each condition.
CDC’s Response to the 2014–2016 Ebola Epidemic — West Africa and United States
July 8, 2016
This historic 2014-2016 Ebola Epidemic in West Africa required a massive international response by multiple partners to assist the affected countries. This supplement present reports that chronicle major aspects of CDC’s response to the Ebola epidemic.
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