Top 5 Takeaways Anemia prevalence increased among pregnant WIC participants. From 2008 to 2018, there was a 13% increase in anemia prevalence among pregnant women enrolled in WIC, from 10.1%

Top 5 Takeaways Increased Protection for Immunocompromised Adults: The updated 2023–2024 (monovalent XBB.1.5) COVID-19 vaccine offers increased protection against COVID-19-associated hospitalizations for adults aged ≥18 years with immunocompromising conditions. Low

Top 5 Takeaways Increased Detection of Measles Vaccine Virus: Approximately 1% of syndromic PCR panels conducted by a commercial laboratory tested positive for measles, mainly in children recently vaccinated against

Top 5 Takeaways Growing resistance: The prevalence of antibiotic-resistant strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae, particularly to ceftriaxone, has significantly increased in China from 2017 to 2022, with resistance to ceftriaxone approximately

Top 5 Takeaways High Birth Prevalence in Black Newborns: The study found a sickle cell disease (SCD) birth prevalence of 28.54 per 10,000 (one in every 350) non-Hispanic Black newborns

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.