Late-winter influenza cases impact hospitals; AP investigation finds American company made costly mistakes with Ebola;

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> Illinois, Indiana and North Carolina are seeing an upswing in late-winter influenza cases and several hospitals have implemented stricter visitor regulations, according to Tech Times. Article

> Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic will discuss details about the first uterus transplant performed in the United States, according to a hospital announcement. Statement

> An Associated Press investigation reveals that an American company that markets itself as a pioneer in tracking emerging epidemics made a series of costly mistakes during the 2014 Ebola outbreak that swept across West Africa. Article

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> One of the nation's largest oncology care providers has agreed to pay $35 million to settle claims it billed for unnecessary radiation testing, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

> In recognition of the public health crisis in Flint, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approved Michigan's 1115 waiver demonstration, which will extend Medicaid coverage and services to Flint residents who were recently exposed to lead in their water supply. Article

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