News & Perspective

Feb 24, 2017

Feb 24, 2017

News Scan for Feb 24, 2017

Zika vaccine targets
Yellow fever in Brazil
Canada beef irradiation
Candidate E coli vaccine

Nov 09, 2016

Nov 09, 2016

News Scan for Nov 09, 2016

Plasmid-mediated resistance
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Ebola lab incident
Cholera vaccine drive in Haiti
Polio vaccine in Afghanistan

Feb 02, 2015

Feb 02, 2015

News Scan for Feb 02, 2015

US, Canadian measles
MERS in Saudi Arabia, Qatar
More chikungunya cases
H7N9 in China
Caribbean cholera trends
MMR vaccine in adults

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013

Flu Scan for Nov 08, 2013

Flu activity up slightly
H5N1 in Cambodia

Mar 15, 2013

Mar 15, 2013

US flu markers show further signs of decline

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity in the United States last week continued its slow retreat, with more areas of the country returning to regional baselines and fewer respiratory samples testing positive for the virus.

Feb 15, 2013

Feb 15, 2013

CDC: Flu activity continues to slow

(CIDRAP News) – The nation's flu markers show that the flu has probably peaked, though many states are still reporting plenty of infections and hospitalizations, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said today.

Though the percentage of doctors' visits for influenza-like illness (ILI) is still above baselines in all regions of the country, the overall national level fell from 3.6% to 3.2% last week, according to the CDC.

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