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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.
In other developments, a few more cases were reported in the Americas and mosquito trials showed a risk of spread in major Kenyan cities.
Ecuador reports its first yellow fever case since 2012, and, based on the latest Brazil developments, the WHO updates its travel recommendations.
Also, Mexican scientists have detected Zika virus in Aedes albopictus mosquitoes for the first time in the Americas, and US officials posted guidance for protecting workers.
The WHO said though Zika virus has circulated in Africa before, the effect of an importation from the Americas is unclear.
(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity in the United States last week continued its slow retreat, with more areas of the country returning to regional baselines and fewer respiratory samples testing positive for the virus.
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