In this Viewpoint, CDC Director Thomas Frieden and colleagues provide a mid-2016 update on Zika virus infection, including advances in understanding the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prevention, and public health control of the infection.
This population epidemiology study uses US National Vital Statistics System and WHO Mortality Database data to estimate differences in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries attributable to injury.
This Medical News & Perspectives article highlights a presentation at the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting that addressed economic conditions, health spending, and mortality.
This population epidemiology study characterizes the incidence, clinical characteristics, and resistance mechanisms of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae isolated from patients who received care in 7 US metropolitan areas between 2012 and 2013.
This observational database study using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 18 registries reports that among US women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, the likelihood of diagnosis at an early stage, and survival after stage I diagnosis, varied by race and ethnicity.
This prospective cohort study of Scottish patients with type 1 diabetes found that from the age of 20 years men had a loss of life expectancy of 11 years and women, 13 years.