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MMWR News Synopsis for September 26, 2013

MMWR News Synopsis for September 26, 2013

MMWR News Synopsis for September 26, 2013

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MMWR News Synopsis for September 26, 2013
1. Deaths and Severe Adverse Events Associated with Anesthesia-Assisted Rapid Opioid Detoxification — New York City, 2012
The use of anesthesia-assisted rapid opiate detoxification (AAROD) should be avoided in favor of evidence-based options for the management of opioid dependence, such as medication assisted treatment.
2. Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health-Care Personnel — 2012–13 Influenza Season, United States
Influenza vaccination rates among health-care personnel (HCP) can be increased by implementing effective workplace strategies such as education, promotion, and on-site access to vaccination at no cost for multiple days.
  3. Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women — United States, 2012–13 Influenza Season
Providers can increase the vaccination rate among pregnant women by recommending and offering influenza vaccination to their pregnant patients.
4. Progress in Improving Electronic Reporting of Laboratory Results to Public Health Agencies — United States, 2013
State and local public health departments have made substantial progress in advancing ELR in recent years.
5. Updated Information on the Epidemiology of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Infection and Guidance for the Public, Clinicians, and Public Health Authorities — Worldwide, 2012–2013
Although no cases have been reported in the United States, cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection continue to be reported by countries in or near the Arabian Peninsula.

6. Notes from the Field

 Department of Defense Response to a Multistate Outbreak of Fungal Meningitis — United States, October 2012

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