News & Perspective

Oct 30, 2013

Oct 30, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 30, 2013

Revamped Google Flu Trends
CDC on H7N9 flu
Pandemic flu vaccine contract

Oct 28, 2013

Oct 28, 2013
Sick child in hospital

Profile of children's flu deaths details risks to healthy kids

More than 40% of deaths involved no at-risk conditions, CDC researchers find.

Oct 25, 2013

Oct 25, 2013
Northern Hemisphere

Flu activity stays low in most Northern Hemisphere regions

Some Northern Hemisphere indicators show slight upticks in influenza activity.

Oct 18, 2013

Oct 18, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 18, 2013

Google Flu Trends flaws
CDC sees little flu activity

Oct 16, 2013

Oct 16, 2013
Child coughing into sleeve

Spotty data suggest slow start to US flu season

Non-CDC US flu indicators show little sign of rising flu activity.

Oct 14, 2013

Oct 14, 2013

Flu Scan for Oct 14, 2013

Global flu activity
H7N9 vaccine in Taiwan

Oct 11, 2013

Oct 11, 2013
Hospital waiting room

Suspension of CDC flu tracking raises concern

The lack of national flu data is starting to cause worry, especially over novel or resistant strains.

Oct 11, 2013

News Scan for Oct 11, 2013

Feds: Poultry plants can stay open
New flu strain in bats
Cell-based flu vaccine availability

Oct 01, 2013

Oct 01, 2013
US Capitol building

Fed shutdown affects disease detection, food safety

Response to seasonal flu, H7N9, MERS, and other threats could be markedly diminished.

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