(CIDRAP News) – China's health ministry has confirmed H5N1 avian influenza infections in two residents of Guizhou province, a 21-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said yesterday.
(CIDRAP News) – A 60-year-old British man is under intensive care in a UK hospital for both a novel coronavirus (CoV) infection and influenza, marking the 10th known illness caused by the novel virus, European and British authorities reported today.
(CIDRAP News) – US flu indicators continued their decline last week, though many states are still reporting brisk levels of flu activity, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.
(CIDRAP News) – Researchers in other countries have found evidence that circulating strains of Bordetella pertussis have adapted to the acellular vaccine, and researchers today reported similar findings for the first time in US kids, based on genetic analysis of isolates from hospitalized children.
(CIDRAP News) – An annual report released by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week shows that antibiotic resistance in bacteria found in retail meat and poultry samples is continuing to increase, though not uniformly.
(CIDRAP News) – A detailed inventory of antibodies in the blood of people before and after flu vaccination found that the number of antibody types shrink with age, suggesting that vaccines may work differently in older people, a research team reported today.