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As Flu Season Winds Down, New Study Highlights Inflight Transmission Risks
The National Center for Health Statistics has released new data on flu vaccination rates in the United States, as 1 new study shows which airline passengers may be at greatest risk of catching the flu inflight.
Fake Hepatitis B Vaccines Found on the Market in Uganda
Falsified hepatitis B vaccines were discovered at 8 health facilities in Uganda.
Yellow Fever Vaccine Needed Before Traveling to Brazil, CDC Warns “Don't Chance It”
In the wake of news of 10 travelers being infected with yellow fever, 4 of whom have died, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging anyone considering travel to yellow fever endemic regions of Brazil to be vaccinated prior to travel.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—March 11, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top five infectious disease articles from this past week.
Measles Rears Its Ugly Head Once Again at Newark International Airport
The New Jersey Department of Health has issued a public health alert warning of another potential measles exposure at Newark International Airport.
WHO Calls Meeting to Discuss HIV Vaccine Strategies: Public Health Watch
At present, multiple vaccine candidates are in various stages of research and development, including cabotegravir, which is currently in phase 3 trials, and vaccines based on broadly-neutralizing antibodies.
New Study Finds No Link Between Tamiflu and Teen Suicide
As flu activity continues to decline in the United States, some states are still reporting a record number of flu illnesses, as a new study debunks concerns that the use of Tamiflu may lead to increased suicide risk in teens.
Europe Responds to Recent Measles Outbreaks with Tougher Vaccination Laws
In the wake of Europe’s recent 4-fold increase in measles cases, countries such as Italy, Germany, and Romania are passing tougher laws requiring vaccinations for children being enrolled in school.
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