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May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016

News Scan for May 19, 2016

MERS spread, control
Severe chikungunya
Hemorrhagic fever outbreaks
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Tetanus milestone in SE Asia

Jan 04, 2016

Jan 04, 2016

News Scan for Jan 04, 2016

H5N6, H7N9 cases in China
US flu indicators rise
Yellow fever alert

Jan 18, 2013

Jan 18, 2013

Flu sending many elderly to hospitals, CDC says

(CIDRAP News) – This year's edition of influenza is hitting the elderly hard, putting many in hospitals, even as overall flu activity is showing signs of slowing down, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today.

Jul 20, 2012

Jul 20, 2012

WHO: Flu picking up steam in Southern Hemisphere

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity has taken a notable upswing in some Southern Hemisphere countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Bolivia, and Brazil, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today in its regular update.

Oct 07, 2011

Oct 07, 2011

Cuba, Southeast Asia among active spots for flu

(CIDRAP News) – Though influenza activity is low in most nations, some are seeing active transmission, including Cuba, Bolivia, Cameroon, and parts of Southeast Asia, the World Health Organization said today in an update.

Cuba and El Salvador have reported increasing circulation of influenza A (H3N2), a strain that peaked in Honduras in the middle of August.

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