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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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Report Finds Many Adults 65 & Over Are Unvaccinated Against Several Infectious Diseases
A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics has found that too many adults aged 65 and older are missing out on important vaccinations.
Pandemic Bonds: Future Funding for Outbreak Response? Public Health Watch Report
The World Bank recently announced plans to issue “pandemic bonds and derivatives” to help fund its Pandemic Emergency Finance Facility, which will “channel surge funding” to at-risk countries in the developing world.
Three Mutations Could Help Bird Flu Spread Among Humans
Scientists have identified 3 mutations that could allow the avian influenza strain H7N9 to spread among humans.
New Flu Vaccine Patch Proving as Effective as Standard Injection
Researchers have developed an adhesive patch delivery method for the influenza vaccine and new study shows it is as effective as the flu shot.
The Health of the Nation: Special Public Health Watch Report
The latest report from the Department of Health and Human Services reveals both good news and bad news on the health of our nation.
HHS Releases Updates to Pandemic Influenza Plan to Guide Prevention and Response
Building on lessons learned from the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic, the United States Department of Health and Human Services has released its updated Pandemic Influenza Plan for 2017-2027.
Gilead Submits NDA for HIV Combo Therapy & More New Antibiotics Show Positive Results in Trials: Business Watch Report
This week’s report includes the latest from Gilead, Janssen, Spero Therapeutics, Clorox, and TECHLAB.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of May 28, 2017
In case you missed them, here are our top 5 articles for the week of May 28, 2017.
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