News & Perspective

Jan 03, 2014

Jan 03, 2014
coughing patient and examining provider

US flu rise expands across country

Nearly half of US states are reporting widespread flu activity, up from 10 last week.

Jan 06, 2014

Jan 06, 2014
Goose in cage

Four more H7N9 cases reported in China

The recent cases are in three areas of eastern China, including the first Shanghai case in 9 months.

Jan 06, 2014

News Scan for Jan 06, 2014

More Caribbean chikungunya cases
Cashew cheese Salmonella outbreak

Jan 07, 2014

Jan 07, 2014

News Scan for Jan 07, 2014

NDM-producing E coli outbreak
Meningitis vaccine IND
Drop in MRSA rates

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.

Jan 09, 2014

News Scan for Jan 09, 2014

WHO confirms MERS death
Resistant H1N1 in Japan
Roaches at Foster Farms
Recreational water outbreaks
BioWatch detector technology

Jan 10, 2014

Jan 10, 2014
H1N1 virus

US flu season rolls on at brisk pace

With peak likely still to come, concern heightens over H1N1 sickening middle-aged patients this season.

Jan 14, 2014

Jan 14, 2014

Report details brain complications in Canada's H5N1 case

Fatal Alberta case reported last week involved unusual complications, including brain inflammation.

Jan 14, 2014

Flu Scan for Jan 14, 2014

Adult flu vaccine coverage
Flu predictions on the Web
Flu-shot texts

Jan 15, 2014

Jan 15, 2014

News Scan for Jan 15, 2014

Salmonella chicken outbreak
Fungal eye infections
Sublingual flu vaccine tested
New paramyxovirus


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