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4 hrs ago | AlertNet

U.S. lawmakers expand probe of federal biolab mishaps

U.S. lawmakers on Monday said they were expanding their investigation of federal biosecurity lapses including problems at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that led to the mishandling of anthrax and bird flu pathogens.

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

11 hrs ago | Dallas Blog

Avian Flu Strikes S Korean Ducks

The JoongAng Daily reports that, "Avian influenza was confirmed yesterday at a duck farm in Korea, local officials said, just days after the government detected another instance of the potentially deadly foot-and-mouth disease."

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Crofs Blogs

South Korea: New outbreak of H5N8 in poultry

We have confirmation of a new case of bird flu in southern Korea signaling that efforts to contain an earlier outbreak have not been effective.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Western Producer

B.C. family farm goes big for niche meat market

President Ken Falk rattles off the jobs of each of his relatives, from his sister Carol Dick, who serves as office manager and bookkeeper, to her husband, Paul Dick, who is vice-president of sales, to his grand-nephew, Jordan Dick, who works in web design and marketing, and Jordan's wife, Katie Dick, who supervises the farm's latest enterprise, an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Web Design, Arts, Marketing, Canada, Agriculture, Science, Health

BioSpace

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. To Host Conference Call To Report Second Quarter ...

A live audio webcast of the call will also be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.sinovac.com .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Sinovac Biotech, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston.com

CDC says tuberculosis lab shut under moratorium can reopen

Operations can resume at a government tuberculosis laboratory in Atlanta that was shut down this month as part of a moratorium on handling dangerous microbes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday.

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

Hispanic Business

Fitch: China Food Scare Threatens US Restaurant Sales Recovery

Chains that were negatively impacted by consumer fears surrounding excessive use of antibiotics by chicken suppliers and an outbreak of the H7N9 strain of avian influenza in 2013 recently reported a recovery in sales trends.

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Related Topix: Health

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

CDC announces the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup

CDC announced today the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup of the Advisory Committee to the Director of CDC.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Stanford University, Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

RedOrbit

CDC Director Warns Of Antibiotic-Resistant...

Antibiotic resistance could bring about the "next pandemic," turning run-of-the-mill disease-causing bacteria into nearly untreatable illnesses, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health

Insider Monkey

Will Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) & McDonald's Corporation (MCD) Regain...

MCD ) has become a distant thought for the food lovers in China post the fresh uncovering of a food safety scandal there.

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Related Topix: Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Health

CiteULike

Molecular epidemiology of H9N2 influenza viruses in Northern Europe.

Low pathogenic avian influenza viruses are maintained in wild bird populations throughout the world.

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Related Topix: Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Reuters

S.Korea confirms foot-and-mouth outbreak at hog farm

South Korea has confirmed a case of foot-and-mouth disease at a hog farm, the country's first outbreak in more than three years, a provincial government said on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Health, South Korea, World News

Voice of America

South Korea Confirms Foot-and-Mouth Case at Hog Farm

In 2010, South Korean health officials wearing protective gears prepare to slaughter pigs at a farm where the foot-and-mouth disease was found in Ganghwa Island, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Health,

BioSpace

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Tender To Supply Seasonal Flu Vaccine Anflu

Each manufacturer has agreed to supply no less than 300,000 doses. If required by the government, Sinovac may deliver additional vaccines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

The China Post

Taiwan lifts yellow travel alert for Guangdong

Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council withdrew a yellow travel advisory for Guangdong Province in southern China Wednesday, after health authorities lowered an H7N9 epidemic alert for that area.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Information Technology

NanoViricides President Dr. Diwan was an Invited Participant at the Prestigious CEO Roundtable

NanoViricides, Inc. reports that its President, Dr. Anil Diwan, was invited to participate in the 29th Annual Chief Executive of the Year Gala Reception & Dinner held at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

12NewsNow.Com

Antibiotic resistance could be 'next pandemic,' CDC says

Courtesy USA Today Antibiotic resistance that turns ordinary disease-causing bacteria into illnesses that can't be controlled could bring about the "next pandemic," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden warned at a National Press Club event Tuesday.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hill

CDC reviewing lab access to health hazards

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reviewing all of its laboratories to determine if too many facilities have access to dangerous pathogens, the agency's director said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Sys-Con Media

InDevR Awarded $2.9 M to Advance Titer on Chip(R) for Pandemic Flu Vaccines

InDevR, a Boulder-based life science company, announced today that it has received an SBIR Phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to expand application of its new vaccine potency assay to pandemic influenza vaccines.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Boulder, CO, Vaccinations, Infectious Diseases

Medical News Today

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

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