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COVID-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracing among Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant (RIM) Populations: Important Considerations for Health Departments

Who are RIM Populations? RIM stands for Refugee, Immigrant, and Migrant populations and includes individuals living in the United States…

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Flu Disparities Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups

People from racial and ethnic minority groups are at higher risk for being hospitalized with flu. Source link

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New CDC Study: Influenza Vaccination Reduces Risk of Hospitalization By More Than Half Among Seniors

A new CDC study published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases (CID) provides more evidence on the benefits of…

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Flu Vaccination Coverage Among Pregnant Women – United States, 2015-16 Flu Season | FluVaxView | Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

Coverage by Age Group There were no differences in vaccination coverage by age in the 2015-16 flu season. Vaccination coverage…

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Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel — United States, 2015–16 Influenza Season

Carla L. Black, PhD1; Xin Yue, MPS, MS2; Sarah W. Ball, ScD3; Sara M.A. Donahue, DrPH3; David Izrael, MS3; Marie…

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Influenza and Zoonoses Education among Youth in Agriculture program

Each year, thousands of youth across the United States participate in agricultural fairs, often in association with 4-H (a hands-on…

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Estimates of Influenza Vaccination Coverage among Adults—United States, 2017–18 Flu Season | FluVaxView | Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

FluVaxView webpage report posted online October 25, 2018 Summary Influenza (flu) vaccination is the primary way to prevent sickness and…

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Influenza Division Director Recognized Among Best in Federal Service

Influenza Division Director Daniel Jernigan On October 16, 2019, CDC Influenza Division Director Dan Jernigan was honored at the premier…

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Study confirms that some flu vaccines cause a stronger immune response among older adults

Dec. 12, 2019 – A new CDC co-authored studyexternal icon published today in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases offers more…