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Flu hospitalizations are also on the rise, with the highest levels in seniors, a pattern often seen in H3N2-dominant seasons.
Also, the CDC's travel notice said local officials are scaling up flea control and have cancelled mass gatherings.
The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca begins on Wednesday.
In other developments, a few more cases were reported in the Americas and mosquito trials showed a risk of spread in major Kenyan cities.
The review didn't find any new evidence to drive policy changes, but said more research and new antivirals are needed.
TB cases among people of foreign origin pose problems for disease elimination, officials say.
Ecuador reports its first yellow fever case since 2012, and, based on the latest Brazil developments, the WHO updates its travel recommendations.
Agency officials say new antibiotics for the identified bacteria are urgently needed.
The H3N2 strain continues to dominate, especially affecting the elderly.
Flu markers rose to their highest points yet, as influenza B detections rose slightly, typical for the later months of the flu season.
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