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Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:42:00 GMT

Washington Post

With Olympics set to begin, South Korea is still working to eradicate the avian flu
Washington Post
In response to the resulting egg shortage, the government began importing them from the United States, Australia and New Zealand. A different influenza strain is prevalent in North Korea, which will send athletes across the border to compete in ...

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Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:16:34 GMT

CNN

Hong Kong shuts schools in response to flu outbreak
CNN
A total of 745 flu-related deaths were reported in Australia last year, well above the annual average of 176, according to health authorities. H3N2 accounted for an estimated 55% of cases, officials said, with this year seeing some of the "highest ...

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Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:05:45 GMT

NEWS.com.au

Deadly outbreak: Hong Kong schools shut down amid flu outbreak
NEWS.com.au
About 400 outbreaks of flu have been registered across the city, mainly at kindergartens and primary schools, in the last four weeks. Some 203 adults and 12 children developed severe complications after becoming infected, The South China Morning Post ...

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:00:24 GMT

USA TODAY

Flu vaccines just 25% effective against worst strain this year, CDC says
USA TODAY
... be 2014-2015, when the CDC reported a 19% flu prevention rate and blamed a mismatch between the strains in the vaccine and the ones causing illness. Totally preventing flu is not the only goal of vaccination: It also can reduce the severity of flu ...
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC
Interim Estimates of 2017–18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2018 | MMWR - CDCCDC

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Fri, 02 Feb 2018 19:18:13 GMT

Washington Post

This flu season's hospitalizations are highest in nearly a decade
Washington Post
So far this season, influenza has caused the deaths of at least 53 children, rivaling the death toll of the especially severe 2014-2015 flu season. Eighty percent of the children had not had a flu shot. The unrelenting pace of infection is unusual ...
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:23:01 GMT

Business Recorder

China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu
Times of India
First case of swine flu was detected in piggiland. Sreenivas Reddy. Authorities in China and Hong Kong did not provide further details on the H7N4 strain found in the woman, such as its virulence. An outbreak of this type of bird flu hit chickens in ...
CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A (H7N4) in Mainland - GovHKGovHK

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Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:39:59 GMT

SouthCoastToday.com

Flu season still getting worse; now as bad as 2009 swine flu
SouthCoastToday.com
A government report out Friday shows 1 of every 13 visits to the doctor last week was for fever, cough and other symptoms of the flu. That ties the highest level seen in the U.S. during swine flu in 2009. And it surpasses every winter flu season since ...
Minnesota's flu season is worse than expected, and it's not done yet; Winona Health has 80 confirmed casesWinona Daily News
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC

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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 04:04:58 GMT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

This flu season's hospitalizations are now the highest in nearly a decade
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
So far this season, influenza has caused the deaths of at least 53 children, rivaling that of the especially severe 2014-2015 flu season. Eighty percent of them had not had a flu shot. The unrelenting pace of infection is unusual, officials said. High ...

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:00:40 GMT

WalesOnline

Twelve people die of flu in two weeks in Welsh health board area
WalesOnline
Experts fear the dreaded Aussie flu is more severe than the Swine flu pandemic of 2009 which killed nearly 300,000 people across the world. The rocketing number of flu cases has been put down to a surge in two aggressive subtypes attacking the ...

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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 19:31:42 GMT

Smithsonian

The Pandemic Everyone Fears Is Flu In the Wrong Place At the Wrong Time
Smithsonian
“In terms of pandemic potential, an avian influenza virus is thought to be a likely candidate, based on prior pandemics,” says Adalja, senior scholar, Center for Health Security at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. “And since flu is ...

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