Identification

Name

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

Short name

MMWR

Status

Active

Category

Data Source

People
(1) Ron Moolenaar, Editor-in-Chief of MMWR, rlm8@cdc.gov
(2) John Moran, MEDICAL OFFICER, jsm4@cdc.gov
Organizations
(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Update frequency

Weekly

Created

2014-07-14 22:47:49+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 14:24:07.829510+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The MMWR series is prepared by the CDC. It is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. The data in the weekly MMWR are provisional, based on weekly reports to CDC by state health departments.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
Year start

1961

URL http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/index.html
URL (alternate) http://wonder.cdc.gov/mmwr/mmwrmort.asp
Related system
(1) National Electronic Telecommunications System for Surveillance (NETSS)
(2) National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System (NREVSS)
(3) Outbreak Response Team ()
(4) Project Tycho ()
(5) U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
(6) Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Program annual reports (VHSP)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Abilene
(2) All States and Territories
(3) Freiburg Baden-Wurttemberg
(4) Montgomery
Geography

No

Disease transmission types
(1) Air-borne
(2) Casual contact
(3) Fomite
(4) Ingestion
(5) In utero
(6) Sexually transmitted
(7) Vector-borne
(8) Water-borne
Disease properties
(1) Drug resistant
(2) Emerging or re-emerging
(3) Select agents or toxins
(4) Vaccine preventable
(5) Zoonotic

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Official Reports