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Winter is coming…. So is flu

Winter is coming…. So is flu

This week’s blog post reviews the severity of last year’s influenza season, the lack of seasonal flu vaccine uptake, and the potential role technologies could have in improving flu awareness and vaccination rates.

US CDC to Cut Back Overseas Programs

US CDC to Cut Back Overseas Programs

Unless the United States commits additional funding to support the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), the US CDC will be forced to eliminate public health preparedness and response support programs in nearly 40 countries. Not only do these cutbacks affect local outbreak prevention, detection, and response capabilities, they could also hamstring domestic outbreak readiness and response.