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Sprout Social : Most poll workers and voters participating in a recent primary election took steps to prevent the spread of #COVID19, according to a new study. Learn more:

Sprout Social : A new CDC MMWR finds that counties with higher percentages of residents from racial and ethnic minority groups and people living in crowded housing conditions were more likely to become COVID-19 hotspots, especially in less urban areas. Learn more:

Twitter Web App : Everyone ages 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every #FluSeason. Get a flu vaccine by the end of October to protect your child, yourself, and your community.…

Twitter Web App : HCPs & public health professionals: You can #FightFlu through vaccination. Learn the latest guidance for the 2020-2021 season during the #COVID19 pandemic in CDC’s training. Free CE. #CDCLearning

Sprout Social : Survey data indicate that only 6 out of 10 children under age 2 yrs receive the recommended doses of #FluVaccine. Now more than ever, it is important that young children receive flu vaccinations to help prevent #flu & its potentially severe complications.

Sprout Social : A new CDC MMWR found an employee at a correctional facility developed #COVID19 after brief, close contact with infected incarcerated people that added up to more than 15 minutes over the course of an 8-hour shift. Learn more:

Sprout Social : A new CDC MMWR showed that new health and safety protocols put in place by MLB may have prevented an outbreak of #COVID19 from spreading among teams: Learn more:

Sprout Social : Patients hospitalized in Veterans Health facilities for #COVID19 were at higher risk for serious complications and death than those hospitalized for flu, a new MMWR report finds. Learn more:

Sprout Social : A new MMWR estimates since January 2020, 299,000 more people have died than the typical number during the same weeks in previous years. At least 2 out of 3 excess deaths were attributed to #COVID19. Learn more:

Sprout Social : New free CE from MMWR & Medscape. This season, high-dose & adjuvanted #fluvaccines are available in a quadrivalent formulation for patients 65+. These vaccines are intended to produce a better immune response & better protection in this age group.…

Sprout Social : A CDC Cancer study highlights continued increase and low survival of advanced stage #ProstateCancer in the U.S. Providers: talk to your patients about prostate cancer and the benefits and harms of screening:

Twitter Web App : A new MMWR shows males who were diagnosed with breast cancer at a localized stage had higher rates of survival after five years than those who were diagnosed with cancer at a regional stage:

Sprout Social : A new MMWR on #COVID19 deaths in the United States finds that people who are Black or African American or who are Hispanic or Latino represent more than 4 out of 10 deaths despite representing about 3 out of 10 in the U.S. population. Learn more:

Sprout Social : Cleaning hands often, wearing a mask that covers your nose & mouth, & staying 6 ft from others are ways to slow the spread of #COVID19. Men, younger adults, & ppl less concerned about COVID-19 are less likely to clean hands after touching public surfaces:

Sprout Social : After a recreational ice hockey game in Florida, 14 players were infected with the virus that causes #COVID19. COVID-19 can spread during indoor sporting activities where intense physical activity is occurring. Learn more:

Sprout Social : Young adults have several factors influencing their risk of being exposed to #COVID19, including perceived low severity of disease outcome and exposure to conflicting messages about the need for and effectiveness of masks, according to new MMWR.

Sprout Social : Dialogue with insurgency leaders is ongoing to restart house-to-house campaigns, which are essential to stopping wild polio transmission in Afghanistan. Get an update on progress toward polio eradication in the new MMWR:

Sprout Social : A MMWR finds percentage of positive #COVID19 tests in hotspot counties went up first in younger adults, then in older adults who may be at higher risk. The report highlights the need to reduce the spread of #COVID19 among younger adults. More:

Sprout Social : A new MMWR highlights how services that support Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men with HIV to stay on their treatment can help them live longer, healthier lives and prevent transmission to others. Read the full report:

Sprout Social : Handwashing, along with wearing a mask and staying 6 feet from others, are key to slow the spread of #COVID19. Despite this, a new study finds that 1 out of 4 people don’t wash hands after coughing, sneezing, or blowing their noses. Learn more: