Top 5 Takeaways High Infection and Hospitalization Rates: Throughout the study period, SARS-CoV-2 infection rates ranged from 61.4 to 133.8 per 10,000 nursing home residents, with a peak of 133.8

Top 5 Takeaways Initial Vaccine Effectiveness: The original monovalent mRNA COVID-19 vaccine was 52% effective in preventing COVID-19-related hospitalization in children and adolescents when the last dose was received within

Top 5 Takeaways Significant Increase in Heat-Related Illnesses: Emergency department (ED) visits for heat-related illnesses in the U.S. spiked during May–September 2023, especially among males and adults aged 18–64. Impact

Top 5 Takeaways Reemergence of Poliovirus in Malawi: Despite the WHO’s declaration in 2020 that the African Region was free from wild poliovirus, a case was confirmed in Malawi in

Top 5 Takeaways Disproportionately Higher COVID-19 Impact on AI/AN Persons: AI/AN individuals in Alaska experienced COVID-19 illness, hospitalization, and death rates approximately 2 to 3 times higher than White persons

Top 5 Takeaways Identification of Lead Poisoning: A routine blood lead screening of a child in 2017 led to the discovery of lead poisoning in a family of five in

Top 5 Takeaways Lower-cost Ventilation Strategies Predominate: The majority of U.S. K–12 public schools reported using lower-cost ventilation improvement strategies, such as relocating activities outdoors and opening doors or windows.

Top 5 Takeaways Initial Disparities in Vaccination Coverage: Early in the vaccination campaign, Asian and non-Hispanic White adults had the highest COVID-19 vaccination coverage, while coverage was lower among Hispanic,

Top 5 Takeaways Risk of Salmonellosis in Newborns: A case of neonatal salmonellosis in Oregon highlights the risks to newborns from backyard poultry, even without direct exposure, emphasizing the dangers