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Mar 06, 2014

Mar 06, 2014
cruise ship

ECDC reports measles outbreak on cruise ship

An outbreak on a cruise ship docked in Italy has so far affected only crew members.

Feb 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014
Infant vaccination

Studies yield varied findings on pneumococcal vaccines

The 13-valent vaccine for young kids was shown more effective than the 23-valent version for older adults.

Feb 14, 2014

Feb 14, 2014

Spanish study finds current flu vaccine gives limited protection

Spanish researchers estimate this season's flu vaccine is only 24% effective so far, much lower than a Canadian estimate last week.

Jan 24, 2014

Jan 24, 2014
Mother taking temperature of child

Some US flu markers turning downward

Numbers hint that season may have peaked, and obesity is being reported in many hospitalized flu patients.

Jan 21, 2014

Jan 21, 2014
Mecca mosque

WHO: 2 probable MERS cases in Spain never confirmed

The notice means no confirmed MERS cases have been linked to the 2013 Hajj.

Nov 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013
Camel and goats

WHO: Humans, animals both likely fueling MERS spread

The WHO says MERS is likely sustained by both human-to-human spread and infection from animals.

Nov 18, 2013

Nov 18, 2013
Kuwait Towers with Kuwaiti flag

WHO confirms Kuwait's MERS cases; Spain cites new case

The WHO today confirmed the first two MERS cases in Kuwait, and Spain may have a new case.

Nov 07, 2013

Nov 07, 2013
Airplane landing

Spanish MERS case triggers flight contact tracing

Officials give new details and outline efforts to identify fellow Jeddah-to-Madrid passengers.

Nov 06, 2013

Nov 06, 2013
Spain map

Spain reports MERS-CoV in returning Hajj traveler

Spain's first MERS case was confirmed in a woman who spent October in Saudi Arabia.

Sep 23, 2013

Sep 23, 2013

News Scan for Sep 23, 2013

Ebbing flu vaccine effectiveness
MRSA increase in kids
Group decries poultry inspection program

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