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
John Kobayashi, Seattle WA
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.
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March 10, 1995/Vol. 44/No. 9
* 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:
Go to: "Publications and Scientific Data," then "Morbidity and
Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)" to find the MMWR.
And follow the instructions that appear on the screen.
Via anonymous FTP:
ftp.cdc.gov in directory pub/mmwr/mmwr_wk/mm4409.pdf
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
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:
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
does not have uudecode, contact your e-mail administrator.
Uudecode software is available free of charge at many FTP sites on the
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
the message should read:
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