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Identification of Substance-Exposed Newborns and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Using ICD-10-CM


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Recommendations and Reports

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Testing and Clinical Management of Health Care Personnel Potentially Exposed to Hepatitis C Virus — CDC Guidance, United States, 2020

CDC has updated guidance for laboratory testing and follow-up of health care personnel who have been potentially exposed to hepatitis C virus (HCV) to include testing for antibodies to HCV 4 to 6 months after exposure. The updates also reflect guidance from professional organizations that recommend treatment of acute HCV infection.


Estimated County-Level Prevalence of Select Underlying Medical Conditions Associated with Increased Risk of Severe COVID-19 Illness — United States, 2018

Older adults and those with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19. The prevalence of any of five underlying medical conditions associated with increased risk for severe COVID-19 among U.S. adults was 47.2% among 3,142 U.S. counties.

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The figure is a bar chart showing that the percentage of adults aged 50–75 years, by poverty status and year, who received colorectal cancer tests or procedures in the United States increased from 58.7% in 2010 to 65.5% in 2018, according to the National Health Interview Survey. The percentage increased from 2010 to 2018 in all income groups: from 37.9% to 53.1% among poor, 47.9% to 56.7% among near poor, and 63.6% to 68.7% among not poor adults. In both 2010 and 2018, the percentage of adults who received colorectal cancer screening was lowest among poor and highest among not poor adults.


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PDF of Recommendations and Reports (link) and the Weekly Issue (link).

The figure is a three-dimensional photo of a SARS-CoV-2 virus with text about a new report on COVID-19 seroprevalence among residents of two counties in Georgia.

Listen to the new MMWR podcast series. MMWR Weekly COVID-19 Briefing is a weekly podcast to update readers on the latest scientific information from CDC’s COVID-19 response. In this week’s episode, MMWR Editor-in-Chief Dr. Charlotte Kent highlights two MMWR reports related to the use of cloth face coverings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. This week’s episode also covers reports on characteristics of people who died with COVID-19, symptom profiles of people with COVID-19, and results of a sentinel surveillance project in New York City. Listen to the latest episode.