Top 5 Takeaways Exemption for Certain Pediatric Transplant Candidates: Children under 12 years old who have undergone postnatal infectious disease testing are now exempt from pretransplant testing for HIV, HBV,

Top 5 Takeaways Widespread Provider Availability: As of April 25, 2022, 87.5% of U.S. counties had at least one active COVID-19 vaccine provider for children aged 5–11, primarily pharmacies and

Top 5 Takeaways Higher social vulnerability linked to increased firearm injury ED visits: Counties with higher overall social vulnerability experienced higher rates of emergency department (ED) visits for firearm injuries.

Top 5 Takeaways Immunocompromised patients represented a significant portion of COVID-19 hospitalizations. Accounting for 12.2% of adult COVID-19 hospitalizations across 10 states, immunocompromised patients had increased odds of ICU admission

Top 5 Takeaways Identification of the Outbreak: On January 14, 2022, two inmates at a Nebraska correctional facility were diagnosed with Salmonella Enteritidis, prompting an investigation that linked the outbreak

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Testing Capacity and Results: The Laboratory Response Network (LRN) tested 2,009 specimens for monkeypox, identifying 730 (36.3%) positive cases from 395 patients, with 159 confirmed by

Top 5 Takeaways Expansion of Laboratory Testing: In December 2016, the Minnesota Department of Health expanded laboratory testing for varicella, showing that among 208 patients with a clinical diagnosis, 45%

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Scale-Up in TB Preventive Treatment: From October 2016 to October 2023, about 13 million ART clients completed Tuberculosis Preventive Treatment (TPT) across 36 countries supported by