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Health Readiness

The Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (DASD) for Health Readiness Policy and Oversight is the principal staff assistant and advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) for all medically related Department of Defense policies, programs, and activities. The office is responsible for deployment medicine, force health protection, medical readiness, international health agreements, deployment related health policy, theater information systems, humanitarian and health missions, and national disaster support.

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MSMR Vol. 24 No. 9 - September 2017

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1/1/2017

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Review of the U.S. military's human immunodeficiency virus program: a legacy of progress and a future of promise; Update: Routine screening for antibodies to human immunodeficiency virus, civilian applicants for U.S. military service and U.S. Armed Forces, active and reserve components, January 2012–June 2017; Sexually transmitted infections, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007–2016; Brief report: Use of ICD-10 code A51.31 (condyloma latum) for identifying cases of secondary syphilis

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MSMR Vol. 24 No. 10 - October 2017

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1/1/2017

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella among service members and other beneficiaries of the Military Health System, 2010-2016; Update: Cold weather injuries, active and reserve components, U.S. Armed Forces, July 2012-June 2017; Surveillance snapshot: Influenza vaccine effectiveness, U.S. European Command, as estimated by the Department of Defense Global, Laboratory-Based Influenza Surveillance Program, 2016-2017 influenza season; Surveillance snapshot: Influenza immunization among U.S. Armed Forces healthcare workers, August 2012-April 2017

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MSMR Vol. 24 No. 11 - November 2017

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1/1/2017

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Pregnancies and live births, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012–2016; Contraception among active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012–2016; Complications and care related to pregnancy, labor, and delivery among active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012–2016; Incidence and burden of gynecologic disorders, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012–2016; Department of Defense Birth and Infant Health Registry: select reproductive health outcomes, 2003–2014

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MSMR Vol. 24 No. 12 - December 2017

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1/1/2017

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Insomnia and motor vehicle accident–related injuries, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007–2016; Seizures among active component service members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007–2016; Brief report: Prevalence of hepatitis B and C virus infections in U.S. Air Force basic military trainees who donated blood, 2013–2016; Fatigue and related comorbidities, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2007–2016.

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Zika in the Americas: December 28, 2016

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12/28/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of December 28, 2016. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 28 DEC, there have been 161 confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Zika in the Americas: December 21, 2016

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12/21/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of December 21, 2016. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 21 DEC, there have been 161 (+3) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Zika in the Americas: December 14, 2016

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12/14/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of December 14, 2016. Weekly incidence among Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries has decreased significantly since its peak during the week ending 30 JUL 2016. As of 1300 on 14 DEC, there have been 158 (+1) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Zika in the Americas: December 7, 2016

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12/7/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of December 7, 2016. As of 1300 on 30 NOV, there have been 157 (+1) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Zika in the Americas: November 30, 2016

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11/30/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of November 30, 2016. As of 1300 on 30 NOV, there have been 156 confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Zika in the Americas: November 23, 2016

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11/23/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of November 23, 2016. As of 1300 on 23 NOV, there have been 156 (+2) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Global Influenza Summary: November 20, 2016

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11/20/2016

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Zika in the Americas: November 16, 2016

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11/16/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of November 16, 2016. As of 1300 on 16 NOV, there have been 154 (+3) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases in Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Global Influenza Summary: November 13, 2016

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11/13/2016

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Zika in the Americas: November 9, 2016

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11/9/2016

This is a biosurveillance summary of Zika in the Americas as of November 9, 2016. As of 1300 on 9 NOV, there have been 151 (+2) confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) disease cases in Military Health System (MHS) beneficiaries (see table) since the first case was reported during the third week of 2016.

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Global Influenza Summary: November 6, 2016

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11/6/2016

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