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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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Mon Jul 21, 2014
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)
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
Summit is needed on troubling research
A sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,in Atlanta.
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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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.
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.
Yum's China Restaurant Sales Jump
KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Wednesday said second-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its No.
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.
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.
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)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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)