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Dec 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013
Marigot, St. Martin

Caribbean chikungunya outbreak grows, poses threat to US

Cases have grown to 66 on the French side of St. Martin, which may elevate the US risk.

Dec 20, 2013

Dec 20, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 20, 2013

ECDC weighs H7N9 threat
Firm seeks peramivir approval

Dec 13, 2013

Dec 13, 2013
Mom taking kid's temp

US flu activity heating up

US flu activity showed a modest jump last week, with the clinic visits for flu-like illness rising above baseline for the first time this season.

Dec 06, 2013

Dec 06, 2013
2009 H1N1 influenza virus

US flu activity still low, but creeping up

Influenza activity in the United States edged slightly higher during Thanksgiving week.

Dec 03, 2013

Dec 03, 2013
Coughing patient with doctor

Flu season gains momentum, especially in South

The US flu season is picking up, and 2009 H1N1 is the dominant strain so far.

Nov 22, 2013

Nov 22, 2013
'Flu season ahead' sign

Flu activity picks up slightly in southern US

US flu activity stays steady overall, but reports of flulike illness in the South grow.

Nov 18, 2013

Nov 18, 2013
Pile of pills and capsules

Guidance curbs antibiotic use for kids' respiratory infections

Updated guidelines for the judicious use of antibiotics in treating common infections in children were released today.

Nov 15, 2013

Nov 15, 2013
Acinetobacter

EU reports show rise in carbapenem-resistant infections

Worrisome findings on resistance to some last-line antibiotics for healthcare-related infections.

Nov 08, 2013

Nov 08, 2013
Map of Syria

Syria's polio outbreak prompts huge Mideast immunization drive

The outbreak has spurred plans to vaccinate 20 million children in seven countries.

Nov 08, 2013

Flu Scan for Nov 08, 2013

Flu activity up slightly
H5N1 in Cambodia

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