MMWR – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
MMWR News Synopsis for September 4, 2014
1. Prevalence of Smoke-free Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011
The percentage of U.S. homes with smoke-free rules increased from 43 percent in 1992-1993 to 83 percent in 2010-2011. Over the same period, among households with no cigarette smokers, the national percentage of smoke-free home rules increased from 56.7 percent to 91.4 percent. Among households with one or more adult smokers, the national percentage of smoke-free home rules increased from 9.6 percent to 46.1 percent.2.
2. Fatal Meningococcal Disease in a Laboratory Worker — California, 2012
Laboratory workers and their employers should be familiar with current laboratory biosafety recommendations and ensure that the recommendations are implemented. Nonadherence to established laboratory biosafety recommendations can lead to laboratory-acquired infections among laboratory workers.
3. Notes from the field
Reports of Expired Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine Being Administered — United States, 2007–2014