CDC/ACIP [U.S.] [to 09 Oct 2021]

CDC/ACIP [U.S.] [to 09 Oct 2021]
Latest News Releases, Announcements
The Hidden U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic: Orphaned Children – More than 140,000 U.S. Children Lost a Primary or Secondary Caregiver Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
New study highlights stark disparities in caregiver deaths by race and ethnicity, calls for urgent public health response
Thursday, October 7, 2021
… From April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, data suggest that more than 140,000 children under age 18 in the United States lost a parent, custodial grandparent, or grandparent caregiver who provided the child’s home and basic needs, including love, security, and daily care. Overall, the study shows that approximately 1 out of 500 children in the United States has experienced COVID-19-associated orphanhood or death of a grandparent caregiver. There were racial, ethnic, and geographic disparities in COVID-19-associated death of caregivers: children of racial and ethnic minorities accounted for 65% of those who lost a primary caregiver due to the pandemic…

CDC Completes Sixty-Day Assessment of Order under 42 U.S.C. 265
Saturday, October 2, 2021
… As specified in that Order, CDC reviewed the latest information regarding the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health risks to determine whether the Order remains necessary to protect the public health. After examining the current impact of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the United States and at the U.S. borders, the ongoing risks of transmission and spread of COVID-19 in the congregate settings of facilities at the ports of entry and U.S. Border Patrol stations, the continued threat from the Delta variant, and the availability of testing, vaccination, and other mitigation measures, CDC has determined that the Order continues to be necessary at this time. CDC will continue to reassess the Order.

Next ACIP Meetings
No registration is required to watch the webcast.
:: October 20-21, 2021 – No agenda posted at 09 Oct 2021
:: November 2-3, 2021 – No agenda posted at 09 Oct 2021

MMWR News Synopsis Friday, October 8, 2021
Selected Content
:: HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis Awareness and Referral to Providers Among Hispanic/Latino Persons — United States, 2019
:: Distribution of SARS-CoV-2 Variants in a Large Integrated Health Care System — California, March–July 2021
:: Multicomponent Strategies to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission — Nine Overnight Youth Summer Camps, United States, June–August 2021
:: COVID-19 Outbreaks at Youth Summer Camps — Louisiana, June–July 2021
:: National and State Trends in Anxiety and Depression Severity Scores Among Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic — United States, 2020–2021

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)– CDC
Approximately 25 announcements/reports/data summaries.