The emerging H7N9 strain of bird flu that has sickened at least 24 people and killed 7 persons in China is not a threat at this point. The mutations at the sequence of the virus might have increased its ability to replicate in humans, but for now the cases of human-to-human transmission have not been reported. H7N9 is treatable with currently available antiviral medications and the CDC has started work on a vaccine. What resources do you use to keep up-to-date with diseases that could become epidemic?
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