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Flu vaccine makers plan to increase production as they brace for unprecedented winter season

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Even though flu season doesn’t begin until the fall, major flu vaccine manufacturers say they plan to boost production by ...
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Why the US is ‘not nearly as prepared as we need to be’ to deal with China’s coronavirus

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Now, with word of the first U.S. patient to contract the new virus that has killed 17 people in China comes the ...
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Two new drug-resistant superbugs added to CDC’s list of ‘most urgent threats’

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Drug-resistant germs and related infections sicken about 3 million people and kill about 48,000 every year in the United States, ...
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Infographic: No country is prepared for a pandemic, report says

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After an Ebola epidemic devastated West Africa in 2014, many countries took steps to boost their preparedness. But even as the risk ...

CDC forms Zika response teams but expects only scattering of cases

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. U.S. health officials plan ...

Postpone the Olympics, urge 150 experts on Zika

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. More than 100 prominent physicians, ...
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Bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotic discovered in US

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. For the first time, ...