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Nov 16, 2017

Nov 16, 2017

News Scan for Nov 16, 2017

Marburg outbreak winds down
Flu vax text alerts
Diphtheria in Latin America
Yemen health crisis
Avian flu in Brazil

Nov 08, 2017

Nov 08, 2017

News Scan for Nov 08, 2017

H3N2 vaccine strain mutation
Marburg risk
Saudi MERS patterns
TB research funds

Oct 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017

News Scan for Oct 30, 2017

Kenya Marburg tracing
Madagascar plague
Yellow fever in South America
Oral flu vaccine trial
Antibiotics in nursing homes

May 24, 2016

May 24, 2016

News Scan for May 24, 2016

Yellow fever immunization
Chikungunya cases top 100,000
4-strain cell-based flu vaccine

Jan 15, 2014

Jan 15, 2014

News Scan for Jan 15, 2014

Salmonella chicken outbreak
Fungal eye infections
Sublingual flu vaccine tested
New paramyxovirus

Jan 23, 2008

Jan 23, 2008

GAO cites barriers to antiviral, vaccine roles in pandemic

(CIDRAP News) – Antiviral medications and vaccines are two tools that many government and health officials hope will stall the spread of an influenza pandemic, but each strategy has daunting challenges, according to a new report from Congress's Government Accountability Office (GAO).

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