According to this week’s FluView report, overall flu activity remains low nationally although small increases in flu activity were reported.
Serious geopolitical and social forces are converging to create the conditions, on a scale unique in history, for a major respiratory pandemic. Prioritizing the protection of healthcare workers will be key to containing such a pandemic.
According to this week’s FluView report, overall flu activity remains low nationally. While four states (Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Oregon) are now reporting local flu activity; 42 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.
According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity is low overall across the United States. Forty states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported sporadic influenza activity and only Guam and two states reported local activity.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to receive reports of children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a rare but serious condition. This condition is not new, but the increase in cases the CDC saw starting in 2014 is new.
Delineating the broad range of public health contributions provided by physicians specializing in infectious diseases, an article published today in Clinical Infectious Diseases sets forth concrete recommendations to ensure continued training and practice in the field meet increasing demand.
According to the first FluView report for the 2018-2019 flu season, seasonal influenza activity is low overall across the United States. Two states reported local influenza activity and 35 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands reported sporadic influenza activity.
When 100 passengers on a flight from Dubai to New York in September 2018 fell ill with respiratory symptoms, health officials were concerned that they might be carrying a serious respiratory illness called MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) and quarantined the plane until fur
Urban farmers growing vegetables to feed millions of people in Africa's ever-growing cities could unwittingly be helping to spread disease by irrigating crops with wastewater, a new study reveals.
By Kelly M. Pyrek