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Jmk0303 jmk0303 at aol.com
Mon Mar 13 18:59:27 EST 1995


The incident is described in the article "Serogroup B Meningococcal
Disease --- Oregon, 1994," in the Feb 24 issue of the Morbidity and
Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) produced by the Centers for Disease Control
(vol 44 no 7). I think you should be able to obtain the current and
previous copies of MMWRs using the following info, which I obtained by
subscribing to a CDC mailing list. I have also seen some other webs which
have MMWRs.

John Kobayashi, Seattle WA

From: owner-mmwr-toc
Subject: 
Date:  3/10/95    Time:  1:11p

The March 10, 1995 edition of the Morbidity and Mortality 
Weekly Report is now available in Adobe Acrobat format on the Internet. 
Sender: owner-mmwr-toc at list.cdc.gov
Precedence: bulk
Reply-To: mmwr-request at list.cdc.gov

March 10, 1995/Vol. 44/No. 9

Articles included:

*   Escherichia coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Commercially Distributed
    Dry-Cured Salami --- Washington and California, 1994
*   Emergency Department Surveillance for Weapon-Related Injuries ---
    Massachusetts, November 1993--April 1994
*   HIV Counseling and Testing --- United States, 1993
*   Clarification, Addendum, Errata

To access the MMWR via the MMWR web page:
http://www.cdc.gov/
Go to:  "Publications and Scientific Data," then "Morbidity and
Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)" to find the MMWR.
or
http://www.crawford.com/cdc/mmwr/mmwr.html
And follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

-OR-

Via anonymous FTP: 
ftp.cdc.gov in directory pub/mmwr/mmwr_wk/mm4409.pdf
or
ftp.crawford.com in directory pub/cdc/mmwr_wk/mm4409.pdf

If you do not have access to either FTP or the WWW, you may retrieve the 
MMWR via e-mail from the FTP mail server. This process is much slower and
more 
complex than either anonymous FTP or the World Wide Web.

Copy the following script, and paste it into an e-mail message addressed 
to ftpmail at crawford.com:

open
force uuencode
cd pub/cdc/mmwr_wk
get mm4409.pdf
quit

FTP mail will send the file uuencoded.  Depending on your e-mail system, 
some sites may have to process the received mail with a uudecode utility 
to create an acceptable binary file readable by Acrobat.  If the e-mail
system 
does not have uudecode, contact your e-mail administrator.  
Uudecode software is available free of charge at many FTP sites on the 
Internet.

If you need further instructions about FTP mail send an e-mail message to 
ftpmail at crawford.com.  The subject line should remain blank, and the body
of 
the message should read:

help

The FTP mail server will send you a detailed help file with further 
instructions and commands.


If you have other problems or questions, send e-mail to 
mmwr-questions at list.cdc.gov





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