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Changing trends in hepatitis C–related mortality in the United States, 1995‐2004
The disease burden and mortality from hepatitis C are predicted to increase in the United States as the number of persons with long‐standing chronic infection grows. We analyzed hepatitis C mortalityExpand
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Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of Adult Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19 - Georgia, March 2020.
SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), was first detected in the United States during January 2020 (1). Since then, >980,000 cases have been reported inExpand
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Herpes zoster vaccine in older adults and the risk of subsequent herpes zoster disease.
CONTEXT Approximately 1 million episodes of herpes zoster occur annually in the United States. Although prelicensure data provided evidence that herpes zoster vaccine works in a select studyExpand
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The Epidemiology of Newly Diagnosed Chronic Liver Disease in Gastroenterology Practices in the United States: Results From Population-Based Surveillance
OBJECTIVES: Chronic liver disease (CLD) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality, but the epidemiology is not well described. We conducted prospective population-based surveillance toExpand
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Incidence and clinical characteristics of herpes zoster among children in the varicella vaccine era, 2005-2009.
BACKGROUND Vaccine-strain herpes zoster (HZ) can occur after varicella vaccination. This study determined the number and proportion of HZ cases caused by vaccine-strain varicella zoster virus (VZV),Expand
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Hepatitis A incidence and hepatitis a vaccination among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1990-2001.
OBJECTIVES We assessed the effect on trends in hepatitis A incidence of the 1996 recommendation for routine hepatitis A vaccination of American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) children. METHODS WeExpand
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Systematic review of the birth prevalence of congenital cytomegalovirus infection in developing countries.
BACKGROUND Congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is the leading infectious cause of congenital hearing loss and neurodevelopmental disability in developed countries. Information on congenitalExpand
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Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Children — United States, February 12–April 2, 2020
As of April 2, 2020, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has resulted in >890,000 cases and >45,000 deaths worldwide, including 239,279 cases and 5,443 deaths in the United States (1,2).Expand
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Priorities for CMV vaccine development.
A multidisciplinary meeting addressed priorities related to development of vaccines against cytomegalovirus (CMV), the cause of congenital CMV (cCMV) disease and of serious disease in theExpand
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Examination of Links Between Herpes Zoster Incidence and Childhood Varicella Vaccination
BACKGROUND Introduction of a universal varicella vaccine program for U.S. children in 1996 sparked concern that less-frequent exposure to varicella would decrease external boosting of immunity toExpand
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