News & Perspective

Dec 07, 2018

Dec 07, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 07, 2018

Steady US flu activity
Pandemic preparedness bill

May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017

News Scan for May 17, 2017

Saudi MERS cases
Health providers work through ILI
N95 protection for nurses
Support for NIH funding

Dec 28, 2015

Dec 28, 2015
Patients in waiting room

Slowly growing US flu activity rises above key baseline

The percentage of clinic visits for flu rose to 2.2%, above the national baseline of 2.1%.

Dec 11, 2015

Dec 11, 2015

Flu Scan for Dec 11, 2015

US flu up only a bit
Funds for fast N95 production

Jul 30, 2015

Jul 30, 2015

Flu Scan for Jul 30, 2015

Flu vaccine gaps probed
H5N2, H5N8 human risk
More avian flu in Ghana

Mar 10, 2015

Mar 10, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 10, 2015

More queries on flu vaccine mismatch
Global flu activity

Feb 04, 2014

Feb 04, 2014

Flu Scan for Feb 04, 2014

H5N1 case in Cambodia
Flu and pregnancy warning

Oct 01, 2013

Oct 01, 2013
US Capitol building

Fed shutdown affects disease detection, food safety

Response to seasonal flu, H7N9, MERS, and other threats could be markedly diminished.

Apr 10, 2013

Apr 10, 2013

CDC preparedness funds take hit in proposed 2014 budget

(CIDRAP News) – The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) takes a hit of about $270 million in the Obama administration's proposed fiscal year 2014 budget, including significant cuts to biodefense and emergency preparedness programs, officials revealed today.

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