MMWR News and Articles

Weekly Report Morbidity and Mortality – Inspection of pools and spas-relevant articles

Notes from the Field Legionellosis Outbreak Associated with a  Hotel Aquatics Facility — Tennessee 2017

Harmful Algal Bloom–Associated Illnesses in Humans and Dogs Identified Through a Pilot Surveillance System — New York, 2015 

Respiratory and Ocular Symptoms Among Employees of an Indoor Waterpark Resort — Ohio, 2016

August 11, 2017 - New FREE Continuing Education from Medscape and MMWR: Identifying Cryptosporidium in Recreational Water

May 18, 2017 - Using Molecular Characterization to Support Investigations of Aquatic Facility-Associated Outbreaks of Cryptosporidiosis — Alabama, Arizona, and Ohio, 2016

Inhalation Chlorine Injuries at Public Aquatic Venues — California, 2008 — 2015

Foodborne (1973–2013) and Waterborne (1971–2013) Disease Outbreaks — United States

May 19, 2016 - Immediate Closures and Violations Identified During Routine Inspections of Public Aquatic Facilities — Network for Aquatic Facility Inspection Surveillance, Five States, 2013

October 23rd, 2015 – Summary of Notifiable Noninfectious Conditions and Disease Outbreaks — United States –2012

June 25th, 2015 – Outbreaks of Illness Associated with Recreational Water — United States, 2011–2012

June 9th, 2015 – Cryptosporidiosis Surveillance — United States, 2011–2012

June 9th, 2015 – Giardiasis Surveillance — United States, 2011–2012

June 5th, 2015 – Norovirus Outbreak Associated with a Natural Lake Used for Recreation — Oregon, 2014

May 22, 2015 – Fatal and Nonfatal Drowning Outcomes Related to Dangerous Underwater Breath-Holding Behaviors — New York State, 1988–2011

May 20, 2013 – Microbes in Pool Filter Backwash as Evidence of the Need for Improved Swimmer Hygiene

May 21, 2010 – Violations Identified from Routine Swimming Pool Inspections - Selected States and Counties, United States, 2008

July 2004 – MMWR - Surveillance Data from Public Spa Inspections, May – September 2002

June 2003 – MMWR - Surveillance Data from Swimming Pool Inspections, Selected States and Counties, May – September 2002

Weekly Report of Morbidity and Mortality

May 16, 2014 – Recreational Water Illness and Injury Prevention Week — May 19–25 

Jan 10, 2014 – Recreational Water–Associated Disease Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2010

May 18, 2012 – Promotion of Healthy Swimming After a Statewide Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis Associated with Recreational Water Venues — Utah, 2008–2009

May 18, 2012 – Drowning — United States, 2005–2009

May 2011 – Estimated burden of acute otitis externa — United States, 2003–2007

May 2009 – MMWR - Pool Chemical - Associated Health Events in Public and Residential Settings - United States, 1983-2007

September 2008 – MMWR - Communitywide Cryptosporidiosis Outbreak — Utah, 2007

September 2007 – MMWR - Ocular and Respiratory Illness Associated with an Indoor Swimming Pool - Nebraska, 2006

May 2005 – MMWR - CDC Recommends "Improved Operation, Training, and Public Education to Protect Swimmers from Infectious Disease Transmission"

September 2001 – MMWR - Shigellosis Outbreak

May 2001 – MMWR - Responding to Fecal Accidents in Disinfected Swimming Venues

May 2001 – MMWR - Prevalence of Parasites in Fecal Material from Chlorinated Swimming Pools

MMWR Biannual Reports

January 2014 - MMWR - Recreational Water-associated Outbreak and Disease Surveillance Data 2009-2010

September 2012 – MMWR - Cryptosporidiosis Surveillance — United States, 2009–2010

September 2011 – MMWR - Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks and Other Health Events Associated with Recreational Water — United States, 2007–2008 and Surveillance for Waterborne Disease Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water — United States, 2007–2008

September 2008 – MMWR - Surveillance for Waterborne Disease and Outbreaks Associated with Recreational Water Use and Other Aquatic Facility-Associated Health Events — United States, 2005–2006 and Surveillance for Waterborne Disease and Outbreaks Associated with Drinking Water and Water not Intended for Drinking — United States, 2005–2006

May 2007 – MMWR - Fatal Injuries Among Children by Race and Ethnicity - United States, 1999-2002

December 2006 – MMWR - Surveillance for Waterborne-Disease Outbreaks Associated with Recreational Water, 2003-2004

June 2008 – EID – Prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia intestinalis in Swimming Pools, Atlanta, Georgia

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