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Surveillance Snapshot: Illness and Injury Burdens Among Reserve Component Members, U.S. Armed Forces, 2022

Image of Article 4 cover. Numbers of medical encounters, individuals affected, and Hospital Bed-Days by Burden of Disease major category, Reserve Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2022.

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Feb 22, 2024

2022 DOD Worldwide Numbers for TBI

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TBICoE is the Defense Department’s office of responsibility for tracking traumatic brain injury data in the U.S. military. Here you’ll find data on the number of active-duty service members—anywhere U.S. forces are located—with a first-time TBI diagnosis in the calendar year 2022. The data is also broken down by each branch of the armed services.

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Feb 15, 2024

Medical Surveillance Monthly Report

The Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, a peer-reviewed journal launched in 1995, is the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division's flagship publication. The MSMR provides monthly evidence-based estimates of the incidence, distribution, impact, and trends of health-related conditions among service members.

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Feb 12, 2024

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division

The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division plays a critical role in force health protection. As the central epidemiologic resource for the U.S. Armed Forces, AFHSD conducts medical surveillance to protect all those who serve our nation in uniform and allies who are critical to our national security interests.

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Jan 4, 2024

Leveraging Emerging Technology to Detect Biothreats Subject of Recent Summit

Leveraging Emerging Technology to Detect Biothreats Subject of Recent Summit

The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division’s Global Emerging Infections Surveillance branch hosted its first Next-Generation Sequencing Summit in Silver Spring, Maryland. Attendees included representatives from the GEIS network of global partner laboratories and other U.S. government agencies. AFHSD is a division of Defense Health Agency Public Health.

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Jan 1, 2024

Brief Report: The Four Most Frequently Diagnosed Vector-borne Diseases Among Service Member and Non-Service Member Beneficiaries in the Geographic Combatant Commands, 2010–2022

This report provides linear trends of selected vector-borne diseases, over a 13-year surveillance period, among Armed Forces service and non-service member beneficiaries diagnosed at installations within the Northern Command (NORTHCOM), Africa Command (AFRICOM), Central Command (CENTCOM), European Command (EUCOM), Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), or ...

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Jan 1, 2024

Reportable Medical Events at Military Health System Facilities Through Week 48, Ending November 30, 2023

Each month the MSMR publishes an update of reportable medical events documented in the Disease Reporting System internet by health care providers and public health officials throughout the Military Health System, for monitoring, controlling, and preventing the occurrence and spread of diseases of public health interest or readiness importance.

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Jan 1, 2024

Ivermectin Prescription Fill Rates Among U.S. Military Members During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

This report describes ivermectin prescription fill rates among U.S. active component service members over time during the early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ivermectin prescription fill rates increased among active component service members early in the COVID-19 pandemic when misinformation about the effectiveness of ivermectin for prevention and ...

Last Updated: August 24, 2023
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