News & Perspective

Dec 10, 2013

Dec 10, 2013
H7N9 Influenza Virus

WHO confirms H7N9 cases as labs track risks

The WHO confirms four cases as scientists assess risks based on genetic monitoring and lab tests.

Dec 10, 2013

News Scan for Dec 10, 2013

Pneumonia in kids
Caribbean chikungunya update
Pakistani polio vaccine support
Hepatitis E in Tanzania

Dec 09, 2013

Dec 09, 2013
Market poultry

Hong Kong, China offer more details on H7N9 cases

Officials detail poultry exposures for recent cases and reveal a family connection in two of them.

Dec 09, 2013

News Scan for Dec 09, 2013

Mideast polio vaccination
Chikungunya on St. Martin
Meningitis B vaccine
Quadrivalent flu vaccine
Leafy-greens standards
Saudi MERS patients

Dec 06, 2013

Dec 06, 2013
Hong Kong aerial view

Hong Kong and China report new H7N9 cases

Hong Kong detects a second imported H7N9 case, while mainland China reports another.

Dec 06, 2013
2009 H1N1 influenza virus

US flu activity still low, but creeping up

Influenza activity in the United States edged slightly higher during Thanksgiving week.

Dec 06, 2013

News Scan for Dec 06, 2013

Ways to trick mosquitoes
Cholera plan for Hispaniola

Dec 05, 2013

Dec 05, 2013
Emergency department sign

New health preparedness index gives US overall good marks

An exhaustive 2-year effort gives the US an overall score of 7.2 out of 10.

Dec 05, 2013
Flight arrival board

US measles status unchanged, but vaccination gaps exist

Recent cases don't change the nation's status but can threaten health security, the CDC said.

Dec 05, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 05, 2013

Flu vaccine uptake and asthma
Flu vaccine effectiveness


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