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Dec 17, 2013

Dec 17, 2013
Chicken in cage

China reports first human case of H10N8 avian flu

A 73-year-old woman in China has died from H10N8 avian flu, the first instance in people.

Nov 18, 2013

Nov 18, 2013

News Scan for Nov 18, 2013

Indonesian H5N1 death
Mild flu season in New Zealand
Princeton meningitis response

Oct 07, 2013

Oct 07, 2013

News Scan for Oct 07, 2013

H5N1 death in Indonesia
Bomb attack on polio workers
Hand sanitizer benefits in schools
Resistance monitoring in India
Health disparities in Europe

Jun 21, 2013

Jun 21, 2013

Flu Scan for Jun 21, 2013

H5N1 in Indonesia
H7N9 reassortment
US vaccine donation program

Apr 02, 2013

Apr 02, 2013

H5N1 cases dropped in 2012, but fatality rate rose

(CIDRAP News) – The world registered fewer human infections with H5N1 avian influenza in 2012, but the fatality rate was a little higher than in previous years, the World Health Organization (WHO) noted in a recent review of the year's data.

Jan 16, 2013

Jan 16, 2013

WHO sees major progress in battling neglected tropical diseases

(CIDRAP News) – The world has made "unprecedented" progress in the last few years in the battle against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), with two maladies targeted for eradication within the next 7 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report released today.

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