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Sep 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014

News Scan for Sep 22, 2014

EV-D68 in 22 states
2 more MERS cases, 1 death
FAO concerned about H5N6
University meningitis B death
Peanut company convictions

Aug 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014

Flu Scan for Aug 29, 2014

Ohio reports H3N2v case
H7N9 case in China

Apr 04, 2014

Apr 04, 2014

Flu Scan for Apr 04, 2014

Uptick in flu activity
More H7N9 cases

Apr 03, 2014

Apr 03, 2014
Incense sticks at Chinese graveside

More H7N9 cases reported in China as holiday prompts warning

The slow but steady trickle of cases in China could mount with increased travel and poultry sales during the upcoming Qingming Festival.

Feb 19, 2014

Feb 19, 2014
Boy feeding chickens

China reports one H7N9 case, FAO says human illnesses aren't a threat to poultry

As human H7N9 cases slow, the FAO says the risk of human-to-bird transmission is low.

Feb 05, 2014

Feb 05, 2014
Guangxi province

No H7N9 letup as Guangxi detections prompt warning

China reports nine new H7N9 cases, as detections near Vietnam prompt an alert.

Sep 18, 2013

Sep 18, 2013

News Scan for Sep 18, 2013

H7N9 surveillance
Test for viral, bacterial infections
Plague cases, deaths
Malaria prevention in pregnancy
MRSA pneumonia

Jul 08, 2013

Jul 08, 2013

News Scan for Jul 08, 2013

Chinese H7N9 public response
New Codex produce safety standards
Cyclospora outbreak in Iowa, Nebraska
Tick-borne virus in South Korea

May 21, 2013

May 21, 2013

Medical conferences spotlight H7N9 threat

(CIDRAP News) – Science and preparedness discussions in the wake of China's H7N9 avian flu outbreak took the stage at two medical meetings today, with experts uneasy about how the virus has behaved so far and questioning its source and if the threat to humans can be contained.

May 20, 2013

May 20, 2013

Global health groups weigh in on H7N9 threat

(CIDRAP News) – China's H7N9 influenza outbreak was one of the high-profile disease topics in the opening address today for the annual World Health Assembly (WHA), as two global health groups issued new assessments of the risk to humans and the poultry trade.

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