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The Contagion® Influenza specialty page provides influenza-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
US Flu Season Hits Its Peak
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held a recent briefing on flu season as 49 states report widespread flu activity.
FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine
GlaxoSmithKline has announced that the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research has approved expanding the indication for their influenza vaccine to include use in those 6 months of age and older.
The 1918 Influenza Pandemic: Looking Back 100 Years
Said to have killed more people in a single year than the infamous 14th century European Black Death, the pandemic infected a full third of the world’s population.
Oscillococcinum: Can It Really Cure Flu Symptoms?
A pharmacist cuts through the noise surrounding Oscillococcinum and its alleged role in flu management.
Flu Claims More Lives As the Virus Continues to Hit the US
Most of the United States is now seeing widespread flu activity, as health officials urge flu sufferers to receive antiviral treatment as soon as possible.
Did Infections Caused by World War I Contribute to Causing World War II?
How many of those who recovered from WWI-associated infections had residual neurological impairments that increased their risk for violence?
Widespread Flu Activity Has Tripled in Two Weeks
With 13 more states reporting widespread flu activity in week 51, flu season continued to ramp up in the final weeks of 2017.
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