(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity in the Northern Hemisphere continued to climb last week, led by a vigorous pace of infections in the United States and Canada in the lead-up to the Christmas holiday season, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.
(CIDRAP News) – An annual report released yesterday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) profiles a wide range of CDC influenza-related projects around the world, from flu surveillance in Indonesia to vaccine effectiveness studies in El Salvador and epidemiology training in Ghana.
(CIDRAP News) – A large, eight-nation study today reported worrisome levels of tuberculosis (TB) resistant to first- and second-line drugs, along with higher-than-expected levels of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) TB.
(CIDRAP News) – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) late yesterday identified the Indiana farm linked to a multistate Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that has grown to 178 people in 21 states, and the cantaloupe grower followed with a recall.
The grower, Chamberlain Farms, based in Owensville, released its recall notice yesterday as well.