CDC influenza report no. 17, September 17, 1957
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CDC influenza report no. 17, September 17, 1957

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    • Alternative Title:
      Guide for epidemiologic investigation of influenza;Influenza-Asian strain-1957: confirmed cases, confirmed and suspect outbreaks, September 17, 1957 [map];
    • Description:
      "Widespread epidemics of influenza have not occurred since the opening of public schools; but school-centered outbreaks are reported from Georgia, Michigan, Utah, and Louisiana. The Puerto Rican epidemic continues to increase. A death due to influenza and pneumonia in a young man is reported. To date 5,430,442 ml. of influenza vaccine have been released for use. Details are provided on two deaths associated with influenza vaccine. Samples of the new influenza forms and an explanation of their purpose is provided in the Appendix." - p. [2]
    • Content Notes:
      September 17, 1957.

      "For official use only; not for publication." - cover

      "Information contained in this report is a summary of data reported to CDC by State Health Departments, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officers, collaborating influenza diagnostic laboratories, and other pertinent sources. Much if it is preliminary in nature and is primarily in nature and is primarily intended for those involved in influenza control activities. It is understood that the contents of these report will not be released to the press, except by the Office of the Surgeon General, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. State Health Officers, of course, will judge the advisability of releasing any information from their own state." - cover

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