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"Relying on the current tests is too late," one expert says, as dead deer might already be shedding infectious prions.
Almost 500 cases are tied to backyard poultry, and nearly 100 infections are linked to dog treats.
Activity resurges in Beni, the outbreak's former epicenter.
Researchers found C difficile spores quickly contaminate surgical gowns, cannot be killed by standard disinfectant.
CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.
The agency says prompt reporting is key to help figure out the cause of the mysterious limb-weakening condition.
The drug was active against flu A, B, C, and D, as well as avian and swine strains.
Data from Pakistan and South Africa highlight advantages of vaccination early in life.
Vaccine effectiveness was 44% for the H1N1 strain but essentially zero for H3N2.
Data on 60 million people indicate the vaccine has slashed infections and pre-cancer lesions.
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