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A WHO official said the hospital cluster involves 17 illnesses, 9 of them fatal, and specimens from 6 people who died tested negative for Ebola.
Combination antibiotics may be necessary only for the most severely ill patients.
New study estimates about 2,100 travelers return with the disease each year and almost 1,500 need hospitalization.
Officials plan to vaccinate the entire city of Rio this year, but current coverage is spotty.
Two new studies show fatal spinal damage and cognitive impairment associated with Zika infection.
Within 2 months of admission, 29% of C diff patients died, compared with 14% of the control group.
Recommendations replace 2007 guidance and aim to improve planning and decision-making for use of nondrug mitigation strategies.
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