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Ten great public health achievements first published in: MMWR
In Volume 48 of CDC's premier journal, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The 10 public health achievements were published in 10 different articles of MMWR, over the course of a year, in 1999.
CDC has a round-up of the original 10 articles at their own page:
Ten Great Public Health Achievements in the 20th Century