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Epidemiological AlertsInfluenza activity in the United States of America and Canada has continued in intensity during the second and third epidemiological weeks (EW) of 2013. Outpatient visits for influenza like illness (ILI) has in both countries been above the expected average, likely due the co-circulation of other respiratory viruses. In the United States of America hospitalizations associated to influenza and deaths caused by pneumonia and influenza have continued to increase.

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) reiterates the series of recommendations to Member States preparing for an upcoming influenza season in order to face the possible increased circulation of the influenza virus.

 

 Read the full document: 25 January 2013 Epidemiological Update: Increase of influenza activity in North Americaicon
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:32


PAHO promotes training in epidemiology to health officials in the Region

The Johns Hopkins University Certificate Program in Epidemiology for Health Managers begins. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) support the training of specialists appointed by the Ministries of Health of the Americas in the Certificate Program in Epidemiology for Health Managers in Internet 2015. (In Spanish only) Click here to read the full note in Spanish.

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