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

Top 5 Takeaways Persistent Cyanobacteria HABs: Clear Lake experienced multiple cyanobacteria harmful algal blooms (HABs) from June to November 2021, with microcystins levels often exceeding California’s health advisory limit. Impact

Top 5 Takeaways Widespread NTM Infections Identified: An investigation revealed 15 cases of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections across nine states in patients who had undergone cosmetic surgery at the same

Top 5 Takeaways Increased Deaths Noted: The report highlights a significant increase in deaths of U.S. citizens from cosmetic surgery in the Dominican Republic, with average annual deaths rising from