News & Perspective

Jan 07, 2019

Jan 07, 2019
Child receiving flu shot

Review shows flu shot bests FluMist against H1N1 in kids

For the flu shot, effectiveness was 67%, and for FluMist it was a not-significant 20%.

Jan 07, 2019

News Scan for Jan 07, 2019

New Saudi MERS case
Acute flaccid myelitis in US
Lyme burden, legislation
Sick HCWs and flu spread
Avian flu in India, Iran

Jan 04, 2019

Jan 04, 2019
Sick boy in bed

Flu activity ramps up across US as 2 more kids' deaths noted

Nineteen states report high flu-like illness activity, and pediatric deaths rose to 13.

Jan 03, 2019

Jan 03, 2019

News Scan for Jan 03, 2019

Federal shutdown impact
Flaccid myelitis in Argentina
New Trump science adviser
Surprises about Yemen cholera

Jan 02, 2019

Jan 02, 2019

News Scan for Jan 02, 2019

Saudi MERS case
More acute flaccid myelitis
H9N2 infection in China
MRSA pneumonia screening
Gastroenteritis in elderly

Dec 31, 2018

Dec 31, 2018
Group of college students

Study highlights higher risk of meningitis B in college students

Students have more than triple the risk of contracting serogroup B meningococcal disease.

Dec 28, 2018

Dec 28, 2018
boy with fever

US flu levels continue rise as more child deaths reported

The 2009 H1N1 strain is dominant, except in the Southeast, where H3N2 is more common.

Dec 26, 2018

Dec 26, 2018

News Scan for Dec 26, 2018

More AFM cases
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Turkey-linked Salmonella developments

Dec 21, 2018

Dec 21, 2018
Influenza virus

US flu levels on the rise before year-end holidays

Eight of 10 regions report flulike illness at or above baseline, and 1 more child has died of flu, bringing the total to 7.

Dec 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018

News Scan for Dec 20, 2018

MERS in Saudi Arabia
Tainted stem-cell injections
Nigeria yellow fever vaccination
Sharing pathogen data in outbreaks
H5 avian flu in India, Bulgaria

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