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MMWR Vol. 65 / No. 41

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Vol. 65, No. 41
October 21, 2016
 
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Declines in Opioid Prescribing After a Private Insurer Policy Change — Massachusetts, 2011–2015
Macarena C. García, DrPH; Anton B. Dodek, MD; Tom Kowalski; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1125–31

The figure above is a photograph showing a prescription pad and a writing pen.
Overdose deaths involving opioid pain medications have reached epidemic levels in the United States, in part because of high opioid prescribing rates.

National Progress Toward Hepatitis C Elimination — Georgia, 2015–2016
Lia Gvinjilia, MD, PhD; Muazzam Nasrullah, MD, PhD; David Sergeenko, MD; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1132–5

Status of New Vaccine Introduction — Worldwide, September 2016
Anagha Loharikar, MD; Laure Dumolard, PhD; Susan Chu, PhD; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1136–40

Vital Signs: Dental Sealant Use and Untreated Tooth Decay Among U.S. School-Aged Children
Susan O. Griffin, PhD; Liang Wei, MS; Barbara F. Gooch, DMD; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1141–5

Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Zika Virus Disease — American Samoa, 2016
Jessica M. Healy, PhD; M. Catherine Burgess, MS; Tai-Ho Chen, MD; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1146–7

Notes from the Field: Pediatric Emergency Department Visits for Buprenorphine/Naloxone Ingestion — United States, 2008–2015
Daniel S. Budnitz, MD; Maribeth C. Lovegrove, MPH; Mathew R.P. Sapiano, PhD; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1148–9

Notes from the Field: Chlorination Strategies for Drinking Water During a Cholera Epidemic — Tanzania, 2016
Alice Wang, PhD; Colleen Hardy, MPH; Anangu Rajasingham, MPH; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1150–1

Errata: Vol. 65, No. 36
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1152

QuickStats: Cancer Death Rates for Children and Teens Aged 1–19 Years — United States, 1999, 2006, and 2014
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65:1153

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