April 2, 2020

Covid-19 Testing

CDC is responding to a pandemic of respiratory disease spreading from person-to-person caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. The disease has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” […]
March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Coronavirus Disease 2019 or COVID-19 (formerly known as 2019-nCoV) is the name for the respiratory syndrome caused by infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 […]
February 23, 2018

CDC Health Advisory

NextGen Laboratories Weekly Influenza Update Synopsis: During week 7 (February 11-17, 2018), influenza activity remained elevated in the United States. Viral Surveillance: The most frequently identified […]
February 5, 2018

CDC Bulletin, Antiviral Treatment Updates and Emergency Preparedness

The CDC has outlined several Emergency Preparedness recommendations and background on dealing with this intense influenza season. In the United States (U.S.), influenza activity has increased […]
January 30, 2018

FDA Bans Some of Biggest Manufacturers’ Rapid Flu Tests, Deeming Them Inaccurate

Doctors are begging for rapid flu tests due to the FDA ban on some of the biggest manufacturers’ rapid bedside flu tests in the middle of […]
January 25, 2018

Weekly Update: CDC Health Advisory States Flu Season At Epidemic Levels

NextGen Laboratories Weekly Influenza Update A Special Health Advisory from the CDC regarding this year’s dominant strain (H3N2) and guidance to clinicians on the selection of […]