US national public health agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this week rolled out a new influenza A wastewater surveillance dashboard to better ascertain where H5N1 (a subtype of influenza A) might be spreading. As at 4th May, influenza A virus was detected in higher-than-average levels in Alaska, California, Florida, Illinois and Kansas, amongst other states.




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Deborah Ritchie speaks to Chief Inspector Tracy Mortimer of the Specialist Operations Planning Unit in Greater Manchester Police's Civil Contingencies and Resilience Unit; Inspector Darren Spurgeon, AtHoc lead at Greater Manchester Police; and Chris Ullah, Solutions Expert at BlackBerry AtHoc, and himself a former Police Superintendent. For more information click here

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CIR's editor, Deborah Ritchie speaks with Giorgio Baldasarri, global head of the Analytical Innovation & Development Group at S&P Global Market Intelligence; and James McMahon, CEO of The Climate Service, a S&P Global company. April 2023