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On World Malaria Day, global health leaders aired concerns about stalled progress in some regions and recommitted to the battle against the disease.
H5N8 has now been confirmed in 40 countries, and South Korean scientists shared genetic findings from a recent H5N6 isolate.
Active surveillance put in place after H7N9 emerged in neighboring China helped Myanmar identify H5N6 for the first time in poultry.
About 80% of Americans are aware of Zika, but only 40% understand how the virus is transmitted.
In France, where Guinea fowl were infected, Tarn becomes the 9th department affected since December.
Also, a trial in infants of a high-dose type 2 inactivated vaccine candidate shows promise.
The WHO notes signs that flu strains, especially avian ones, are co-circulating at unprecedented levels.
China reports nine new H7N9 cases, as detections near Vietnam prompt an alert.
Group discusses the narrow window now open for tackling artemisinin resistance.
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