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Nearing the Unthinkable Scenario of 1 in 2 Children With Autism in the U.S.

Nearing the Unthinkable Scenario of 1 in 2 Children With Autism in the U.S.

The prevalence for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among eight-year-old children in the United States reached 1 in 36 last year. At least, that’s the rate that was confirmed by an analysis published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) epidemiological digest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on Mar. 24, 2023. That […]

Influenza Vaccines Only 42 Percent Effective in Adults This Year

Influenza Vaccines Only 42 Percent Effective in Adults This Year

The influenza vaccines currently being administered in the United States are estimated by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to be 42 percent effective in adults. This is an interim estimate for the 2023-2024 “flu season” published in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) on Feb. 29, 2024.1 2 3 […]

CDC’s ACIP Vaccine Advisory Panel Lacks Leader and Voting Members

CDC’s ACIP Vaccine Advisory Panel Lacks Leader and Voting Members

Opinion | In making decisions about which vaccines should or should not be given to people and when developing childhood, adolescent and adult vaccination schedules, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) heavily relies on recommendations provided by an outside group of 15 medical and public health professionals, who make up a panel known […]

COVID Vaccinated Children More Likely to Be Hospitalized for Respiratory Illness

COVID Vaccinated Children More Likely to Be Hospitalized for Respiratory Illness

A recent study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) found that more than half of the children treated at emergency departments (EDs) and hospitalized for respiratory illness between July 1, 2022 and Sept. 30, 2023 had been vaccinated for COVID-19, compared to […]

Vaccination Exemption Rates Increased Among U.S. Kindergarteners in 40 States

Vaccination Exemption Rates Increased Among U.S. Kindergarteners in 40 States

A new report published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) states that during the 2022–2023 school year, vaccination coverage remained at 93 percent for all reported vaccines. However, the vaccine exemption rate increased 0.4 percentage points to three percent. Exemptions increased in 41 states, and […]

CDC Recommends SIX Vaccines During Pregnancy But Fewer Women are Complying

CDC Recommends SIX Vaccines During Pregnancy But Fewer Women are Complying

Fewer women in the U.S. are complying with CDC recommendations to get vaccinated during pregnancy according to a report about an Internet panel survey published on Sept. 29, 2023 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). CDC officials analyzed data from the survey assessing the uptake […]

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