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May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
international flight

Measles surges in Europe and Tunisia; study identifies at-risk US locations

The WHO is stepping up its response in Europe, as cases surge in Tunisa and researchers plot at-risk US sites.

Nov 06, 2015

Nov 06, 2015
Flu shot

US flu levels still low, with few global hot spots

More states are reporting their first cases and even deaths, but at the national level, flu levels remained low last week. 

May 19, 2014

May 19, 2014
N95 respirators

COMMENTARY: Protecting health workers from airborne MERS-CoV—learning from SARS

Compelling evidence and prudence dictate higher levels of respiratory protection for health workers.

Feb 26, 2014

Feb 26, 2014
poultry market

Two new H7N9 cases as experts suggest H9N2 control

China reported two more H7N9 cases, as scientists said targeting H9N2 might prevent other novel avian flu viruses.

Feb 07, 2014

Feb 07, 2014
China river scene at dusk

H7N9 sickens 7 more in China, leaving one dead

Four provinces report new cases as global health groups highlight the risk from poultry contact.

Jan 28, 2014

Jan 28, 2014
Chinese street scene

Analysis of new H7N9 wave warns of coinfection threat

Upcoming Chinese New Year gatherings will put humans in the crosshairs of both H7N9 and seasonal flu strains.

Jan 24, 2014

Jan 24, 2014
Beijing's skyline

Eleven new H7N9 cases include one in Beijing

China reported 11 new H7N9 flu cases today, including the first one in Beijing since last spring.

Jan 09, 2014

Jan 09, 2014
Beijing skyline

Exposure source in Canadian H5N1 case a mystery

The visit to China in December did not involve areas of high risk or contact with ill people.

Oct 25, 2013

Oct 25, 2013
Northern Hemisphere

Flu activity stays low in most Northern Hemisphere regions

Some Northern Hemisphere indicators show slight upticks in influenza activity.

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