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A probe of child flu deaths over 6 seasons found vaccination gaps and a somber reminder that even healthy kids can succumb.
The newly identified molecules, called malacidins, are linked to a family of antibiotics that require calcium for antibacterial activity.
Iraq is battling another H5N8 detection, and in South Korea, H5N6 was found on another commercial farm.
The ECDC reports 14,451 cases in 2017, up from 4,643 in 2016. Also, vaccination in Ghana is tied to higher childhood survival rates.
"This year is not a pandemic, but the high ILI is a sign of the severity," CDC Director Anne Schuchat says.
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