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Part of the weekly rise in measles infections is related to further cases in ongoing outbreaks.
Canadian data show that kids under 10 years may be especially vulnerable to the H1N1 strain.
The strategy is geared toward using newer data tools and focusing on higher-risk foods.
As the outbreak grows to 59 cases, officials puzzle over why romaine and not other lettuce was tainted.
The CDC has now confirmed 134 cases this year, compared with 149 in 2016.
So far 32 illnesses have been confirmed in 11 states, as well as 18 cases in Canada.
Flu vaccination during pregnancy may cut a woman's chance of hospitalization by 40%.
A 20-study meta-analysis finds good evidence of an association between the virus and acute flaccid myelitis.
The findings add more weight to calls for more broadly protective flu vaccines.
Few resources address when contact precautions can be stepped back, and hospital approaches vary.
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