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Jun 21, 2018

Jun 21, 2018

News Scan for Jun 21, 2018

More suspected DRC Ebola
ACIP on flu, anthrax vaccines
US food outbreak review

Aug 04, 2014

Aug 04, 2014

News Scan for Aug 04, 2014

Panel extends polio emergency
End of E coli sproutbreak
Flu vaccine effectiveness

Dec 05, 2013

Dec 05, 2013

News Scan for Dec 05, 2013

Two Saudi MERS cases
Vaccinations for immunocompromised
E coli from raw ground beef
Polio cases up in Pakistan

Feb 16, 2009

Feb 16, 2009

NEWS SCAN: Human and avian H5N1, fever screening and pan flu, flu vaccine, E coli source

 

Vietnam reports new H5N1 caseA Vietnamese man has tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, according to an Associated Press (AP) story today. The 35-year-old man from Ninh Binh province in the north developed a fever Feb. 5 after slaughtering and eating several ducks that his family had raised, said a provincial health official. If confirmed by the World Health Organization, his case would be the country's 109th overall and second this year.

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