The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), an affiliate of City of Hope, has identified a polio-like virus as a potential cause of an outbreak of a disease known as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), a crippling condition that causes muscle weakness and paralysis usually among children.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated in the United States and flu is widespread in most of the country. CDC also reported another three flu-associated pediatric deaths. H1N1 viruses have been the most commonly identified flu viruses nationally.
The recent release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s 2018 Antibiotic Resistance Investment Map highlights a vital link in protecting the health and safety of people throughout the U.S.
By the time Kambale Kombi Vianey arrived at the Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) in Beni in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in late November, he was at death’s door.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated in the United States. The number of states reporting widespread geographic flu activity went from 24 states during the last reporting week to 30 states.
According to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), so far during the 2018-2019 season between about 6 million and 7 million people have been sick with flu, up to half of those people have sought medical care for their illness, and between 69,000 and 84,000 peo
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) called for a renewed commitment for a coordinated multi-country response to the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo amid reports of the first U.S.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity continues to increase.
From the opioid overdose epidemic to foodborne disease outbreaks and antimicrobial resistance to the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), CDC worked around the clock – and around the globe – to protect Americans from health threats in 2018.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity is elevated nationally and continues to increase. The number of states experiencing high influenza activity went from two during the last reporting week to nine plus New York City.