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Study: Diminished COVID Vaccine Response in Lupus

Jan 30th, 2023 - Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) showed reduced antibody responses following COVID-19 vaccination, with drugs for the condition such as belimumab (Benlysta) and mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) likely to blame, researchers said. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) titers measured 2 weeks after the second dose of mRNA COVID vaccines were lower by about 20% among 342 lupus patients compared with th...

ASL - 10 Things You Can do to Manage COVID-19 at Home

10 Things You Can do to Manage COVID-19 at Home presented in American Sign Language This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/video/socialmedia/316025_10ThingstoManageCOVIDatHome-low-res.wmv

COVID Risk Up to 50% Higher for Nursing Home Residents Behind on Vaccination

Jan 27th, 2023 - Nursing home residents who were not up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines had a 30% to 50% higher risk of getting infected compared with those who were up to date, CDC researchers said. From Oct. 10, 2022 to Jan. 8, 2023, weekly COVID incidence rates ranged from 7.2 to 15.6 per 1,000 nursing home residents among those who were up to date with vaccinations compared with rates of 9.5 to 18.8 pe...

FDA Panel Backs Plan to Only Use Omicron-Containing COVID Vaccines

Jan 27th, 2023 - The FDA's vaccine advisors unanimously backed the agency's proposal to harmonize COVID-19 primary and booster vaccines to contain a single bivalent composition with components targeting BA.4/5 and the original SARS-CoV-2 strain. With a 21-0 vote on Thursday, members of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) supported FDA's plan, which aims to offer better prote...

Carlos del Rio to serve as interim dean for Emory University School of Medicine

Jan 27th, 2023 - Emory University has appointed Carlos del Rio, MD, an internationally known clinician and epidemiologist, as interim dean for the Emory University School of Medicine. He will also serve as interim chief academic officer for Emory Healthcare. He will begin his role on March 1, when Vikas Sukhatme, MD, ScD, steps down as dean to return to the Emory faculty. “Dr. Carlos Del Rio is an eminent globa...

Notes from the Field: Brucella abortus Vaccine Strain RB51 Exposures Associated with Raw Milk Consumption - Wise County, Texas, 2017

In July 2017, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Region 2/3 office reported a human case of brucellosis associated with the consumption of raw (unpasteurized) cow's milk purchased from a dairy in Paradise, Texas. CDC's Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch (BSPB) confirmed the isolate as Brucella abortus vaccine strain RB51 (RB51).

Vaccine-Derived Polioviruses - Three Provinces, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017

The last confirmed wild poliovirus (WPV) case in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had paralysis onset in December 2011 (1). DRC has had cases of vaccine-derived polioviruses (VDPVs) documented since 2004 (Table 1) (1-6). After an outbreak of 30 circulating VDPV type 2 (cVDPV2) cases during 2011-2012, only five VDPV2 cases were reported during 2013-2016 (Table 1) (1-6). VDPVs can emerge fr...

Notes from the Field: Fatalities Associated with Human Adenovirus Type 7 at a Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Facility - New Jersey, 2017

On February 3, 2017, a local health department notified the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) of a severe respiratory illness outbreak, including two hospitalizations and one death, at a substance abuse treatment facility. During December 2016-January 2017, NJDOH surveillance for noninfluenza respiratory viruses identified multiple human adenovirus (HAdV) cases in the surrounding communit...

Evusheld No Longer Authorized for COVID Prevention

Jan 26th, 2023 - Tixagevimab-cilgavimab (Evusheld) lost authorization for use in the U.S. to prevent COVID-19 until further notice, the FDA announced on Thursday. The agency revised the monoclonal antibody cocktail's emergency use authorization (EUA) to limit its use to only periods when SARS-CoV-2 variants susceptible to it account for at least 9% of COVID-19 cases nationally. "Data show Evusheld is unlikely t...

ASL: Get Treatment for COVID-19

ASL: If you test positive for COVID-19 and you’re at risk of getting very sick, you may be able to get treatment. Find out if you are at risk for severe COVID-19 and how to get treatment. This video can also be viewed at http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/asl/get-treatment/get-treatment.mp4

CDC language assistance services notice in ASL

The video provides information regarding CDC’s dedication to provision of language services to various audiences. This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/about/videos/332247_Language_Assistance_Nondiscrimination_Policy_LOWRES.mp4

ASL - Vaccines for Children with Disabilities - What Parents Need to Know

Children with certain disabilities and medical conditions are more likely to get very sick from COVID-19. Here's what parents and caregivers need to know about COVID-19 vaccination for children with disabilities. This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/asl/what-parents-and-caregivers-need-to-know/what-parents-and-caregivers-need-to-know-low-res.mp4

ASL - Vaccines for Children and Teens: What Parents Need to Know

Getting children and teens vaccinated can help protect them from getting really sick if they get COVID-19. Here's what parents and caregivers need to know about COVID-19 vaccination. This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/asl/parents-caregivers-still-need-to-know/What-Parents-Need-to-Know-Still-LowRes.mp4

ASL - Coping with Stress

ASL Information on COVID-19 and Coping with Stress This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/Coping-with-Stress/050222/330515A_Coping_with_Stress_ASL_LR.mp4

ASL - Guía sobre el uso de mascarillas con base en el nivel de COVID-19 en la comunidad

Información en ASL: Guía sobre el uso de mascarillas con base en el nivel de COVID-19 en la comunidad This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/asl/cdc-mask-guidance/CDC-Mask-Guidance-esp.mp4

ASL - COVID-19 Mask Guidance Based on Community Level

ASL Information on COVID-19 Mask Guidance Based on Community Level Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/asl/cdc-mask-guidance/Transcript-COVID-19-Mask-Guidance-Based-on-Community-Level.pdf This video can also be viewed at http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/asl/cdc-mask-guidance/cdc-mask-guidance-english-FINAL.mp4

ASL - When to use a self-test

Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/when-to-use-a-self-test/When-to-Use-a-Self-Test_-ASL.pdf This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/coronavirus/2022/1306913069When-to-Use-A-Self.mp4

ASL - How to use a self-test

Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/how-to-interpret-self-test-results/How_to_Use_a_-Self-Test_ASL_02_07_22.pdf This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/how-to-interpret-self-test-results/How-to-Use-a-Self-Test.mp4

ASL - How to interpret self-test negative results

Transcript: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/interpret-self-test-negative-results/How-to-Interpret-a-Negative-Self-Test-Result_-ASL_-02_07_22.pdf This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/wcms/video/low-res/coronavirus/2022/97569756CDC-Negative-Self-Test.mp4

ASL - COVID-19 Booster Shots

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots This video can also be viewed at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/videos/covid-19-booster/CDC-booster.mp4