Top 5 Takeaways Para-fluorofentanyl, a Schedule I illicit fentanyl analog, was involved in 2.6% (1,658) of 64,915 overdose deaths across 43 jurisdictions from July 2020 to June 2021. The number

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Shift in Hepatitis A Epidemiology: The U.S. has experienced extensive hepatitis A outbreaks from 2016 to 2020, primarily due to person-to-person transmission rather than contaminated food.

Top 5 Takeaways Incident Overview: In December 2021, the Florida Department of Health was alerted to three patients with unexplained bleeding, linked to synthetic cannabinoid (SCB) use. This mirrored a

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Rise in Firearm Homicide Rate: The rate increased nearly 35% from 2019 to 2020, affecting all ages and most population groups, with widening racial and ethnic

Top 5 Takeaways In 2022, 14.1% of high school students and 3.3% of middle school students reported using e-cigarettes. Among these users, 42.3% used e-cigarettes frequently, with daily use reported

Top 5 Takeaways Decrease in Reported Infections: In 2021, infections reported to the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet) decreased by 8% compared to the 2016–2018 average. Prevalent Pathogens: Most

Top 5 Takeaways No Monkeypox Transmission in Jail Setting: Despite a confirmed case of monkeypox in Cook County Jail (CCJ), no secondary cases were detected among residents with intermediate-risk exposures

Top 5 Takeaways Monkeypox Incidence: Among males aged 18–49 years eligible for JYNNEOS vaccination in the U.S., the incidence of monkeypox was 14 times higher among unvaccinated individuals compared to

Top 5 Takeaways Surge in Respiratory Illnesses: There’s been an increase in acute respiratory illness (ARI) and asthma/reactive airway disease (RAD) among children and adolescents in the summer of 2022,

Top 5 Takeaways Extensive Surveillance: The New Vaccine Surveillance Network (NVSN) conducted comprehensive surveillance of acute respiratory illnesses (ARIs) in children across the U.S. from 2016 to 2021. Major Viruses