CDC influenza surveillance report no. 50, January 5, 1960
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CDC influenza surveillance report no. 50, January 5, 1960

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      "CDC, from three separate states: Texas, Ohio, and Tennessee. One of these outbreaks has been confirmed as being due to A2 influenza virus. Responsible public health officers are urged to be alert for outbreaks of febrile respiratory disease, and the possibility that influenza may appear in epidemic form on a broader scale. All laboratories collaborating with the International Influenza Center are urged to report any isolations of influenza virus and to submit strains to Dr. Roslyn Q. Robinson, CDC Virus and Rickettsia Section, P.O. Box 61, Montgomery, Alabama for strain characterization." - p. 2
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      January 5, 1960.

      This report was prepared by Theodore C. Eickhoff, M. D., Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer, Surveillance Section, Epidemiology Branch, CDC.

      "For administrative use." - cover

      "Information contained in this report is a summary of data reported to CDC by State Health Departments, Epidemic Intelligence Service Officers, collaborating influenza diagnostic laboratories, and other pertinent sources. Much if it is preliminary in nature and is primarily in nature and is primarily intended for those involved in influenza control activities. It is understood that the contents of these report will not be released to the press, except by the Office of the Surgeon General, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. State Health Officers, of course, will judge the advisability of releasing any information from their own state." - cover

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