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As the outbreak grows to 59 cases, officials puzzle over why romaine and not other lettuce was tainted.
The CDC has now confirmed 134 cases this year, compared with 149 in 2016.
So far 32 illnesses have been confirmed in 11 states, as well as 18 cases in Canada.
Flu vaccination during pregnancy may cut a woman's chance of hospitalization by 40%.
Healthcare-related CDI fell from 5.9 to 4.3 per 10,000 patient-days, a 27% reduction.
Influenza illnesses can trigger asthmatic episodes that don't respond to treatment.
The report calls on PHAC to speed up development of a plan to address antimicrobial resistance.
The partnership will fund innovative solutions to reduce antimicrobial use.
Protection against the H3N2 strain was 17%—and not statistically significant.
The risk of heart attack increases sixfold in the first 7 days after lab-confirmed flu in adults 35 and older.
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