News & Perspective

Jan 24, 2014

Jan 24, 2014
Mother taking temperature of child

Some US flu markers turning downward

Numbers hint that season may have peaked, and obesity is being reported in many hospitalized flu patients.

Jan 24, 2014

Flu Scan for Jan 24, 2014

H7N9 transmission in songbirds
Possible 1918 pandemic origin

Jan 21, 2014

Jan 21, 2014

Flu Scan for Jan 21, 2014

H5N1 death in Vietnam
Flu vaccine effectiveness
H5N8 outbreak in South Korea

Jan 17, 2014

Jan 17, 2014
Boy sick in bed

US flu activity shows confusing pattern

Some influenza markers are down, others up, and regions are seeing widely varying case levels.

Jan 16, 2014

Jan 16, 2014

News Scan for Jan 16, 2014

H5N1 strain in Canada
Meningitis and stroke
Drug combo for hepatitis C
Dengue in South Pacific

Jan 14, 2014

Jan 14, 2014

Report details brain complications in Canada's H5N1 case

Fatal Alberta case reported last week involved unusual complications, including brain inflammation.

Jan 10, 2014

Jan 10, 2014
H1N1 virus

US flu season rolls on at brisk pace

With peak likely still to come, concern heightens over H1N1 sickening middle-aged patients this season.

Jan 10, 2014

News Scan for Jan 10, 2014

H5N1 patient was young woman
US preparedness funding
Jump in chikungunya cases
Anthrax in republic of Georgia

Jan 09, 2014

Jan 09, 2014
Beijing skyline

Exposure source in Canadian H5N1 case a mystery

The visit to China in December did not involve areas of high risk or contact with ill people.

Jan 08, 2014

Jan 08, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Jan 08, 2014

Canada's meat inspections
Non-O157 E coli outbreaks

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