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FDA Issues Statement on Shutdown of Large Contract Sterilization Facility

March 27, 2019

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, has issued the following statement on steps the agency is taking to prevent potential medical device shortages and ensure safe and effective sterilization amid shutdown of a large contract sterilization facility:

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.

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