Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus

Human infections with a new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus continue to be reported in China. The virus has been detected in poultry in China as well. While mild illness in human cases has been seen, most patients have had severe respiratory illness and some people have died. No cases of H7N9 outside of China […] Continue Reading »

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June is National Safety Month

National Safety Council calls on Americans to help prevent injuries and deaths   Unintentional injuries and deaths in the United States are at unacceptable levels, demonstrating the need for a national observance such as National Safety Month. Unintentional deaths reached an estimated 128,200 in 2009. The 2009 estimate – the highest on record – is […] Continue Reading »

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