Top 5 Takeaways Decline in Vaccination Intent and Confidence Over 3 Months: Parental intent to vaccinate children under 5 against COVID-19 and confidence in vaccine safety and effectiveness decreased within

Top 5 Takeaways Omicron BA.1 Shows Higher Ct Values: The Omicron BA.1 sublineage exhibited higher cycle threshold (Ct) values compared to pre-Omicron variants, indicating lower RNA levels in nasal swabs.

Top 5 Takeaways Nitazene Potency and Prevalence: Nitazenes, potent illicit synthetic opioids, have been increasingly found in toxicology reports and death certificates, with some analogs more potent than fentanyl. Surveillance

Top 5 Takeaways Identification of False-Positive Results: The report highlights three cases of false-positive Orthopoxvirus PCR test results in individuals with atypical rashes and no epidemiologic link to monkeypox, emphasizing

  Top 5 Takeaways High Prevalence of HIV and STIs: Among 1,969 monkeypox cases in eight U.S. jurisdictions, 38% had HIV, and 41% had a diagnosed STI in the past

Top 5 Takeaways Widespread Use and Tolerability: Tecovirimat (Tpoxx), initially FDA-approved for smallpox, was used under an Expanded Access Investigational New Drug protocol to treat 549 monkeypox patients in the

Top 5 Takeaways A rare case of type 3 Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus (VDPV3) was detected in an infant with a primary immunodeficiency disorder (PID) in Chongqing, China. Surveillance for poliovirus in

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Decrease in Mortality: In-hospital mortality for COVID-19 patients decreased from 15.1% during the Delta variant period to 4.9% in the later Omicron period (April–June 2022). High-Risk

Top 5 Takeaways ACIP Recommendations: The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) now recommends the use of the 15-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV15) for persons under 19 years, aligning with

Top 5 Takeaways Increased Suicide Rates: Suicide rates among non-Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons increased by nearly 20% from 2015 to 2020, a significant rise compared to