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MMWR 12h
One third of U.S. children and adolescents are reported to take dietary supplements according to 2017—2018 NHANES data. Read more in the new CDC MMWR Report:
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MMWR 13h
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For more information on caring for someone sick at home, visit:
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MMWR 13h
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For more information on and what to do if you’re sick, visit:
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If you suspect you have , are getting tested, or have tested positive, immediately isolate at home in a separate bedroom and bathroom if possible. All household members should wear a mask when in shared spaces in the house to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
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MMWR 13h
can spread rapidly within households, according to a new . Over half of people who lived in the same house as someone infected with the virus got it too.
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76% of attendees of an overnight retreat developed after a student tested positive, a new MMWR finds. These findings highlight the importance of preventive measures in group settings. Learn more:
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MMWR Oct 29
A new MMWR finds numerous social gatherings with limited mask use and attendees who didn’t stay 6 feet apart were linked to a outbreak among a university’s men’s and women’s soccer team.
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MMWR Oct 29
Wearing masks, staying 6 feet apart, and washing or sanitizing hands can reduce the risk of getting . A new MMWR report found that these behaviors were lowest among adults ages 18 to 29. Learn more:
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MMWR Oct 27
In the latest MMWR, learn how Zambia identified early cases of by expanding testing to include people without symptoms in healthcare facilities. Learn more:
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MMWR Oct 27
More than 1,000 e-cigarette products were confiscated at 25 public high schools in California and North Carolina during 2018-2019. 64% of the devices in California and 74% of the devices in North Carolina were pod-mods. Read more:
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MMWR Oct 26
Learn how public health strategies in Namibia were put in place to slow the spread of in healthcare facilities, while ensuring HIV treatments and services continue. See new CDC MMWR:
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MMWR Oct 26
New CDC MMWR finds that health care personnel hospitalized with most commonly worked in nursing-related occupations, and about 1 out of 4 were admitted to the intensive care unit. Read the full report:
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MMWR Oct 26
Cases of Valley fever have tripled in California over four recent years. Increasing public awareness of Valley fever can help identify and treat it earlier.
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MMWR Oct 23
Most poll workers and voters participating in a recent primary election took steps to prevent the spread of , according to a new study. Learn more:
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MMWR Oct 23
A new CDC MMWR finds that counties with higher percentages of residents from racial and ethnic minority groups and people living in crowded housing conditions were more likely to become COVID-19 hotspots, especially in less urban areas. Learn more:
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MMWR Oct 23
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Everyone ages 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every . Get a flu vaccine by the end of October to protect your child, yourself, and your community.
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CDC Oct 23
HCPs & public health professionals: You can through vaccination. Learn the latest guidance for the 2020-2021 season during the pandemic in CDC’s training. Free CE.
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MMWR Oct 23
Survey data indicate that only 6 out of 10 children under age 2 yrs receive the recommended doses of . Now more than ever, it is important that young children receive flu vaccinations to help prevent & its potentially severe complications.
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MMWR Oct 22
A new CDC MMWR found an employee at a correctional facility developed after brief, close contact with infected incarcerated people that added up to more than 15 minutes over the course of an 8-hour shift. Learn more:
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MMWR Oct 22
A new CDC MMWR showed that new health and safety protocols put in place by may have prevented an outbreak of from spreading among teams: Learn more:
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