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Dec 18, 2013

Dec 18, 2013

News Scan for Dec 18, 2013

CDC on chikungunya
Meningitis, rotavirus grants
Polio in Pakistan

Nov 21, 2013

Nov 21, 2013

News Scan for Nov 21, 2013

Saudi MERS death
Dengue in New York
H7N9 clusters
Rotavirus vaccine and seizures
Polio in China
Metapneumovirus in nursing homes

May 14, 2013

May 14, 2013

Study pinpoints pathogens causing biggest diarrhea burden in kids

(CIDRAP News) – While many pathogens cause serious diarrhea in children in developing countries, four stand out as culprits in most of the infections, a finding that could drive new prevention strategies, an international research team reported today.

Mar 21, 2013

Mar 21, 2013

Norovirus overtakes rotavirus as leading GI illness in US kids

(CIDRAP News) – Norovirus has eclipsed rotavirus as the leading cause of gastroenteritis in US children and carries substantial infection and treatment costs, according to a new study led by a research team at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Mar 20, 2013

Mar 20, 2013

Experts: Weaknesses persist in Africa's immunization systems

(CIDRAP News) – Immunization systems in Africa still have supply, financing, and sustainability issues and need urgent attention from country leaders to reach the region's health goals, African experts said yesterday.

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