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Feb 03, 2012

Feb 03, 2012

Flu continues late-season Northern Hemisphere push

(CIDRAP News) – Flu activity in many Northern Hemisphere countries continued its late-season rise last week, with areas such as the United States, Canada, and Europe reporting steady increases.

Though flu activity overall is low, notable increases are occurring in North America, western Europe, and northern China, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

Mar 18, 2020

Mar 18, 2020
IV drips

Global COVID-19 total tops 200,000; WHO unveils massive treatment study

The WHO announces a large international clinical trial to test 5 treatments.

Mar 21, 2020

Mar 21, 2020
Drive-through testing in New Jersey

Global COVID-19 total tops 300,000; FDA OKs rapid test

The FDA authorizes an emergency use authorization for the first point-of-care rapid test.

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