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CDC Flu Update: Outpatient Flu-Like Illness Peaked in February

March 25, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, while levels of outpatient flu-like illness peaked in February, overall influenza activity remains elevated, at similar levels to last week, with A(H3) viruses causing an increasing amount of the activity.

Every Hour, 30 People are Diagnosed With TB in the European Region

March 20, 2019

The latest European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)/World Health Organization (WHO) report, Tuberculosis Surveillance and Monitoring in Europe 2019 (2017 data) shows that despite an overall decline in numbers of people suffering from TB, the disease remains a major public health

CDC Flu Report: Influenza A(H3) Reported More Frequently

March 11, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, overall influenza activity remains elevated and is similar to activity reported last week. 48 states and Puerto Rico continue to report widespread flu activity and 32 states are experiencing high influenza-like-illness (ILI) activity levels.

Study Finds Ebola Survivors in Liberia Face Ongoing Health Issues

March 8, 2019

Survivors of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Liberia had a higher prevalence of certain health issues — including uveitis (eye redness and pain), abdominal, chest, neurologic, and musculoskeletal abnormalities upon physical exam — when compared to a control group of household and community members w

CDC Flu Update: Activity Remains Elevated

March 4, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated and is similar to overall activity last week. Nationally, influenza-like illness (ILI) activity remains at 5.0%, and influenza activity is widespread in 49 states and Puerto Rico.

2015-2016 El Niño Triggered Disease Outbreaks Across Globe

March 2, 2019

The 2015-2016 El Niño event brought weather conditions that triggered regional disease outbreaks throughout the world, according to a new NASA study that is the first to comprehensively assess the public health impacts of the major climate event on a global scale.