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Aug 23, 2022

Aug 23, 2022

News Scan for Aug 23, 2022

Long COVID uncommon in kids
Olympic COVID-19 wastewater detection
Southeast Asia flu uptick
Avian flu in US poultry

Mar 18, 2022

Mar 18, 2022

News Scan for Mar 18, 2022

US flu uptick continues
More waterfowl avian flu
Reduced antimicrobial use in Japan

Feb 05, 2021

Feb 05, 2021

News Scan for Feb 05, 2021

Emergency department antibiotic stewardship
Poll on leftover antibiotics
Sporadic global flu activity
Polio in 4 countries

Nov 24, 2020

Nov 24, 2020

News Scan for Nov 24, 2020

CWD in Montana, Virginia
More E coli outbreak cases
Baloxavir for flu prevention
H5N8 avian flu in 6 nations

Aug 25, 2020

Aug 25, 2020

News Scan for Aug 25, 2020

Asymptomatic COVID-19 spread
Sex-specific COVID immune response
Heart attacks and flu
Africa free of wild poliovirus
Yellow fever in Senegal

Jul 09, 2020

Jul 09, 2020
Sick man with thermometer

Study: Baloxavir prevents spread of flu to household members

In household contacts, 14% who got a placebo developed flu, compared with 2% in the baloxavir group.

Sep 03, 2019

Sep 03, 2019

News Scan for Sep 03, 2019

Baloxavir pediatric trial
Smallpox vaccine stockpile contract
Liberia Lassa emergency
H5N1 in Nepalese poultry

Jan 18, 2019

Jan 18, 2019
H1N1 influenza

Experts on watch for resistance to new flu drug

Japanese researchers describe two H3N2 flu viruses with mutations that may increase antiviral resistance.

Oct 24, 2018

Oct 24, 2018

Flu Scan for Oct 24, 2018

FDA approves new flu drug
Paid sick leave and flu

Sep 05, 2018

Sep 05, 2018
Woman wearing surgical mask

New single-dose antiviral cuts flu symptoms, viral loads

Baloxavir reduced flu symptoms by 1 day and reduced viral shedding.


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