MMWR News Synopsis for August 29, 2013Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) sent this bulletin at 08/29/2013 03:18 PM EDT
MMWR – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
National and State Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2012
MMWR News Synopsis for August, 29, 2013
Large and increasing coverage differences between Tdap and other vaccines recommended for adolescents show that many valuable opportunities are being missed to vaccinate boys and girls, especially against HPV infection.
Multidrug-Resistant Bacteroides fragilis — Seattle, Washington, 2013
Patients and healthcare workers should have a heightened awareness of infections caused by multidrug resistant organisms, especially among returning travelers who have received inpatient medical care outside the United States.
CDC Grand Rounds: Public Health Practices to Include Persons with Disabilities
It is critical to include people with disabilities in mainstream health programs and services that meet their needs as a person, regardless of their disability. When children and adults with disabilities receive needed programs, services and health care throughout their life, they can reach their full potential, have an improved quality of life, and experience independence in their community.
Notes from the Field
- Recurrent Outbreak of Campylobacter jejuni Infections Associated with a Raw Milk Dairy — Pennsylvania, April–May 2013
- Nonpharmaceutical Acetyl Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities — Rhode Island, March–May 2013