News & Perspective

Sep 27, 2018

Sep 27, 2018
Child receiving flu shot

CDC notes flu vaccine uptake down a bit in young kids

Coverage in kids 4 and younger was 67.8% last season, down 2.2 percentage points.

Sep 26, 2018

Sep 26, 2018

News Scan for Sep 26, 2018

Expanded retail info in food recalls
Flu transmission and humidity
Novel pertussis vaccine
Global TB commitment

Sep 19, 2018

Sep 19, 2018

News Scan for Sep 19, 2018

DRC Ebola vaccination
Smallpox vaccine sent to UK
Childhood deaths worldwide
Low global flu levels

Sep 07, 2018

Sep 07, 2018

News Scan for Sep 07, 2018

More flulike illness in fliers
MERS in Saudi Arabia
More polio in Papua NG
WHO on dengue vaccination
Congo yellow fever threat

Sep 06, 2018

Sep 06, 2018

Flu Scan for Sep 06, 2018

Flu, colds implicated in NYC fliers
CDC peramivir stockpile contract
Topical cream vaccine boost trial
WHO on 6th H7N9 wave

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Woman wearing surgical mask

New single-dose antiviral cuts flu symptoms, viral loads

Baloxavir reduced flu symptoms by 1 day and reduced viral shedding.

Aug 08, 2018

Aug 08, 2018

Flu Scan for Aug 08, 2018

Southern Hemisphere flu activity
Flu vaccine strain mismatch

Aug 06, 2018

Aug 06, 2018

News Scan for Aug 06, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Echovirus in Europe
Variant flu in California
H5 avian flu in Asia

Aug 02, 2018

Aug 02, 2018
Bare feet stepping onto scale

Study suggests obesity may increase flu spread

Data from 3 flu seasons show obese adults shed the virus about 1.5 times longer than non-obese adults.

Jul 25, 2018

Jul 25, 2018

News Scan for Jul 25, 2018

Mixed Southern Hemisphere flu picture
Avian flu in Saudi Arabia, Russia
Thrombocytopenia syndrome

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