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Cleaning and Disinfectant Chemical Exposures and Temporal Associations with COVID-19


The figure is a photograph of the CDC Emergency Operations Center with text about a new report from MMWR on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Recommendations and Reports

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Preexposure Prophylaxis for Prevention of HIV Acquisition Among Adolescents: Clinical Considerations, 2020

There are key clinical considerations unique to adolescents that clinical providers can consider when evaluating adolescents for preexposure prophylaxis use.


Update on Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus Outbreaks — Worldwide, July 2019–February 2020

Thirty-one ongoing and new circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 outbreaks were documented worldwide during July 2019–February 2020; nine outbreaks spread internationally.

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The figure is a bar chart showing the percentage of employed adults who reported an average of ≤6 hours of sleep per 24-hour period increased from 28.4% during 2008–2009 to 32.6% during 2017–2018. During this period, increases were noted among private sector employees (29.5% to 33.3%), government employees (28.8% to 32.8%), and the self-employed (24.3% to 31.4%). A lower percentage of the self-employed reported ≤6 hours of sleep compared with private sector and government employees during 2008–2009. The smaller differences by employment categories noted during 2017–2018 were not statistically significant.


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