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Jun 11, 2013

Jun 11, 2013
Lab worker with H7N9 virus

Federal officials weigh H7N9 vaccine options

Intensive federal deliberations are under way on whether to stockpile a vaccine against the H7N9 flu virus that emerged this spring in China.

Jun 10, 2013

Jun 10, 2013
h7n9 electron microscope image

CDC: Reserve H7N9 testing for severely ill patients

The CDC's recently modified advice suggests that clinicians test only suspected H7N9 influenza patients who require hospitalization.