News & Perspective

Jan 12, 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Flu activity still rising, but CDC warns many weeks of activity ahead

Hospitalizations nearly doubled compared with the previous week, with seniors the hardest-hit group.

Jan 19, 2018

Jan 19, 2018

News Scan for Jan 19, 2018

HHS government shutdown plan
Saudi MERS
Mutated flu virus for vaccine
Yellow fever in Brazil
Polio in Afghanistan

Jan 23, 2018

Jan 23, 2018

News Scan for Jan 23, 2018

Saudi MERS death
Flu antibodies and immunity
Suspected RVF in South Sudan, Senegal

Jan 24, 2018

Jan 24, 2018

Flu Scan for Jan 24, 2018

Flu vaccination and TB
Nanoparticle universal flu vaccine

Jan 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018
Defibrillation in operating room

Study bolsters link between flu and heart attack

The risk of heart attack increases sixfold in the first 7 days after lab-confirmed flu in adults 35 and older.

Feb 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018
Baby boy on oxygen

Study shows youngest kids most at risk of flu death

A probe of child flu deaths over 6 seasons found vaccination gaps and a somber reminder that even healthy kids can succumb.

Feb 15, 2018

Feb 15, 2018

Flu Scan for Feb 15, 2018

High-dose flu vaccine in elderly
US seasonal flu burden

Feb 19, 2018

Feb 19, 2018
Drawing vaccine from a vial

Senate bill would jump-start universal flu vaccine efforts

The proposed law would direct $200 million a year for 5 years to research.

Feb 20, 2018

Feb 20, 2018

News Scan for Feb 20, 2018

Earlier H3N2 VE problems
Kratom Salmonella outbreak
More Lassa fever in Nigeria
H1N1 flu surge globally
H5N6 avian flu in Sweden
Gauging airborne flu spread

Apr 02, 2018

Apr 02, 2018

News Scan for Apr 02, 2018

Saudi MERS cases
Flu prevention steps

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