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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

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0149-2195
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1545-861X
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  1. Homemade chemical bomb events and resulting injuries--selected states, January 1996-March 2003.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(28):662 (2003) PMID 12869905

    Homemade chemical bombs (HCBs), also known as acid bombs, bottle bombs, and MacGyver bombs, are explosive devices that can be made easily from volatile household chemicals (e.g., toilet bowl, drain, and driveway cleaners) purchased at a local hardware or grocery store. When these and other ingre...
  2. Update: severe acute respiratory syndrome--worldwide and United States, 2003.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(28):664 (2003) PMID 12869906

    This report updates reported cases of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) worldwide and in the United States, describes a change in the recommended timing of collection of a convalescent-phase serum specimen to test for antibody to SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV), and introduces a ne...
  3. Fetal alcohol syndrome--South Africa, 2001.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(28):660 (2003) PMID 12869904

    Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is caused by maternal alcohol use during pregnancy and is one of the leading causes of preventable birth defects and developmental disabilities. The FAS phenotype is characterized by a combination of facial dysmorphic features, growth retardation, and central nervous...
  4. Weekly Update: West Nile virus activity--United States, July 10-16, 2003.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(28):665 (2003) PMID 12924431

    This report summarizes West Nile virus (WNV) surveillance data reported to CDC through ArboNET as of 7 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time, July 16, 2003.
  5. Rapid increase in HIV rates--Orel Oblast, Russian Federation, 1999-2001.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(28):657 (2003) PMID 12869903

    During 1999-2001, the estimated number of cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) reported officially in the Russian Federation increased approximately 16-fold, from 11,000 to 177,000. In 2001, of 49,434 HIV-infected persons for whom a risk factor was identified, 46,274 (94%) were injection-...
  6. Surveillance for acute insecticide-related illness associated with mosquito-control efforts--nine states, 1999-2002.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(27):629 (2003) PMID 12855943

    Ground and aerial applications of insecticides are used to control populations of adult mosquitoes, which spread such diseases as West Nile virus--related illness, eastern equine encephalitis, and dengue fever. This report summarizes investigations of illnesses associated with exposures to insec...
  7. HIV diagnoses among injection-drug users in states with HIV surveillance--25 states, 1994-2000.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(27):634 (2003) PMID 12855944

    Injection-drug use is a risk factor for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Of the 765,559 cumulative AIDS cases diagnosed as of December 2000, a total of 193,527 (25%) occurred among injection-drug users (IDUs). IDUs become infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) through sharing...
  8. Update: multistate outbreak of monkeypox--Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin, 2003.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(27):642 (2003) PMID 12855947

    CDC and state and local health departments continue to investigate cases of monkeypox among persons in the United States who had contact with wild or exotic mammalian pets or with persons with monkeypox. This report updates results of the epidemiologic investigation, provides information on the ...
  9. Prevalence of diabetes--U.S. Virgin Islands, 1999-2001.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(27):637 (2003) PMID 12855945

    The U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) comprises four islands (St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, and Water Island) (2000 population: 108,612) located 70 miles east of Puerto Rico. The median age of persons residing in USVI is 33.4 years (range: 0-110 years), and 87% are aged <60 years; the majority of th...
  10. Update: cardiac and other adverse events following civilian smallpox vaccination--United States, 2003.
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    Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52(27):639 (2003) PMID 12855946

    During January 24-June 20, 2003, smallpox vaccine was administered to 37,802 civilian health-care and public health workers in 55 jurisdictions to prepare the United States for a possible terrorist attack using smallpox virus. This report updates information on vaccine-associated adverse events ...