News & Perspective

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Critically ill patient

US flu still elevated but dropping; deaths as high as 57,000

Flu has sickened an estimated 36 million to 41 million people and hospitalized up to 610,000.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019

News Scan for Apr 16, 2019

Needle-free flu vaccine boost
Promise for chikungunya vaccine
Global flu mostly dropping

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019
Young girl sick in bed

US flu still elevated; study finds higher impact on young kids

Canadian data show that kids under 10 years may be especially vulnerable to the H1N1 strain.

Apr 12, 2019

News Scan for Apr 12, 2019

Flu deaths in remote Laos
Avian flu outbreaks in 2 countries

Apr 05, 2019

Apr 05, 2019
Sick Asian boy in hospital

US flu winding down, but 5 new deaths reported in kids

The flu season has now extended for 19 weeks, and pediatric flu deaths hit 82.

Apr 05, 2019

Stewardship / Resistance Scan for Apr 05, 2019

Animal antibiotics legislation
Panning prophylactic azithromycin
Staphylococcus breakpoints
Antibiotics for flu in young kids
Pediatric C diff risk factors

Apr 02, 2019

Apr 02, 2019

Flu Scan for Apr 02, 2019

Flu ebb in Northern Hemisphere
Flu vaccine and heart failure
High-path avian flu outbreaks

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019
Sick woman with mug of tea

Long US flu season extends but shows signs of decline

The CDC, in an alert to clinicians, says flu season is likely to last several more weeks.

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Senior female hospital patient

CDC: Flu season stretches on with late H3N2 push

The CDC says the surging H3N2 strain is especially tough on older adults.

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019

Flu Scan for Mar 19, 2019

Presenteeism in hospitals
Global flu developments

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