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Tackling immune response could be promising new direction for flu drugs

The severity of a viral infection is partly due to the virus and partly due to the immune system's response.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Infectious Diseases, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Hill

Lab mishaps spark warning over 'lethalized' pathogens

A series of mishaps at federal laboratories in recent weeks highlights unsafe practices that unnecessarily put people at risk, a public health group said Monday The discovery of decades-old vials containing the deadly smallpox virus at the National Institutes of Health campus, the potential exposure of 75 scientists at the Centers for Disease ... (more)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

BioSpace

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Tender To Supply Inactivated Hepatitis...

The vaccines purchased by the Beijing Health Bureau will be used for the period from 2014 to 2016.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Influenza, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Novel Reassortant Influenza A(H5N8) Viruses in Domestic Ducks, Eastern China

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China Collaborative Innovation Center for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Hangzhou Domestic ducks are natural reservoirs of avian influenza viruses and serve as reassortant hosts for new virus subtypes.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Infectious Diseases, Health

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Science

Elsewhere in Science, 18 July 2014

Each week , Science publishes a number of articles that are likely to be of interest to career-minded readers.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Agriculture, Science, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

Star Tribune

Summit is needed on troubling research

A sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health, University of Minnesota, Opinion

Mydigitalfc.com

India-US solar issue: WTO sets up dispute panel

The WTO has set up a dispute settlement panel to examine a complaint by the US against India's domestic content requirements under the country's solar power programme, Parliament was informed today.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Reporter

Time for CDC to get serious about security protocols

We do not claim to be medical research experts, nonetheless we offer this humble safety tip to those who are: When conducting research on deadly pathogens, safety protocols must be extremely restrictive and strictly followed - always.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Opinion

Drugs.com

Health Highlights: July 17, 2014

A new drug to treat a rare but potentially life-threatening genetic disease called hereditary angioedema has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, US Politics, Fred Upton, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

KDWN

Yum Brands 2Q profit climbs 19 percent

Yum Brands Inc. reported a 19 percent increase in second-quarter profits, boosted by rebounding business at KFC in China where worries about food safety have eased.

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Louisville, KY, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Is Chipotle Mexican Grill Still Worth Its Premium Valuation?

With Chipotle slated to report earnings later this month, it may be time for investors to consider whether the company's growth fundamentals still merit its premium valuation.

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Related Topix: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Restaurant Management, Health

GPB.org

CDC Director Calls Safety Lapses 'Unacceptable'

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention went to Capitol Hill Wednesday to testify about what he called an "unacceptable" series of safety breaches.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Influenza, Health

Fox News

Yum's China Restaurant Sales Jump

KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Wednesday said second-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its No.

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Health, Business News

Newswise

Texas Tech Expert Available to Discuss CDC-Anthrax Exposure Investigation

Pitch An internal investigation released by the Centers for Disease Control recently revealed the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu containers at the agency's laboratory in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Malaysian National News Agency

Asia Better Prepared Through Coordinated Efforts To Fight Trans-boundary Animal Diseases

By Minggu Simon Lhasa BANGKOK, July 16 -- Asia-Pacific is making good progress in the fight against trans-boundary animal diseases, according to Food and Agricultute Organisation Wednesday.

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USA Today

Reports reveal safety violations at many bioterror labs

Recent glaring safety lapses involving anthrax, smallpox and a dangerous strain of bird flu are the latest to come after government audits have found a history of violations at a half dozen laboratories run by Reports reveal safety violations at many bioterror labs Recent glaring safety lapses involving anthrax, smallpox and a dangerous strain of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, USA Today, Publishing, Media, Healthcare Law, Law, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

CDC may shut down labs plagued by security breaches

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reassigned the director of the bioterror lab behind the potential anthrax exposure of dozens of scientists and staff, sources told Reuters, as the anthrax controversy intensified.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

ABC News

CDC Mishaps Could Have Been Deadly, Experts Say

The government agency tasked with protecting the public from dangerous diseases has some explaining to do after an anthrax scare, a bird flu mix-up and an unprecedented smallpox discovery.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Anthrax, Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Business Wire

Research and Markets: H5N1 Infection (Avian Influenza) - Pipeline Review, H1 2014

This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for H5N1 Infection , complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action , route of administration and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.

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Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Fitch expects to rate the tran... )--FUND A db x-trackers StoxxA Europe 600 Industrial Goods Short Daily UCITS ETF DEALING DATE A 14-Jul-14 NAV PER SHARE A EUR22.8570 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE A 589,017 CODE A )--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'AA-' rating on the following bonds issued by the Anaheim Public Financing Authority, CA on behalf of ... (more)

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Related Topix: MSCI, Health, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Financial Markets

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