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An avian-like H1N1 virus that showed pandemic potential turned up often in Chinese swine.
Evidence didn't support routine use for seasonal flu, and the group said research is needed during epidemics.
The plan aims at providing clearer guidance on the timing of key actions like vaccinations.
UW calls a recent UK newspaper story biased and largely wrong.
Vaccine strains overstimulated some kids' immune systems, and CSL said it has taken steps to reduce the risk.
Readiness is better now, Fineberg said, "but it's not adequate."
Adults who were hospitalized were 25% less likely to die if they were given the drug.
Data from 5 flu seasons showed that 18% of people likely contracted flu, but only 23% got sick.
For a second straight week, most key indicators are down, and some have dropped 3 weeks in a row.
News of a severe ILI cluster in Texas parallels a dramatic flu rise—mostly from H1N1—in the region and nation.
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