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Danish researchers followed children born over a ten year period and found no link between autism and the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine.
Flu season is in full swing, and according to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity remains elevated in the United States as the flu is widespread in most of the country.
May 14, 2018 Bill Gates revealed a scary simulation that shows how a deadly flu could kill more than 30 million people within 6 monthsSource: Business Insider
As a percentage of the world's population, 33 million deaths is much smaller than the impact of the 1918 epidemic. But during his lecture, Gates showed a simulation that illustrates how devastating the effects of a flu pandemic...
June 19, 2017 HHS unveils updated pandemic flu planSource: CIDRAP
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) yesterday released a major update to its pandemic influenza plan, designed to guide preparedness activities over the next decade.
One in 10 pregnant U.S. women with confirmed Zika infection in 2016 had a baby with virus-related birth defects, federal health officials reported Tuesday.
June 30, 2016 Timeline: Zika’s origin and global spreadSource: Reuters
The following timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery nearly 70 years ago:
Bills Insider - The city's count comes as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that it is monitoring 279 pregnant women with likely Zika virus infections in USA states and territories. Doctors are monitoring...
April 28, 2016 Zika Virus Was In Haiti Before It Was in Brazil, Study FindsSource: NBC News
The Zika virus was circulating in Haiti in 2014, long before it became obvious that it was spreading fast in Brazil, a new study finds.
February 18, 2016 Zika virus: Study supports link to microcephalySource: BBC News
Scientists say a study involving pregnant women in Brazil "strengthens" the theory that Zika is linked to microcephaly birth defects in babies.
January 14, 2016 Stinging Report On Pandemics Makes Louis Pasteur Look Like A ProphetSource: NPR
But the report itself has a stinging message: We're not prepared for the next coming plague or pandemic — or HIV 2.0.
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