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SKY FERREIRA called off a charity show on Sunday after she fell sick with a nasty bout of influenza.
A second wave of the flu has struck this spring and has put more New Yorkers in the hospital than in January, according to health officials.
Pfizer has helped Petrovax to install a production line at a plant just outside Moscow for the Prevenar 13 vaccine, which is intended to prevent such diseases as pneumonia and meningitis.
A drop in the number of young women infected with the two strains of human papillomavirus most likely to cause cervical cancer occurred in England after the 2008 launch of a national vaccination program.
The H1N1 flu was the predominant influenza strain in the United States this year, but it packed a lot less punch than in 2009 when it caused a worldwide pandemic, health officials report.
When Kathleen Sebelius took the helm of one of the largest civilian departments in the federal government, the first thorny issue on her desk was responding to the H1N1 flu virus, a new pandemic flu strain that seemed to target otherwise healthy young people.
Health officials say a second wave of influenza has struck this spring and is putting more New Yorkers in the hospital now than in January.
A preventative compound, which could be administered via a nasal spray, has the potential to guard against current and future strains of the virus, its creators said.
Get ready to grit your teeth and roll up your sleeve. Flu vaccinations are now available at all county health departments.
Thirteen people, most of them in their 80s and 90s, have died from influenza this season, many since the arrival of the H3N2 strain of flu in late March according to RI Department of Health .
When discussing the challenges of manufacturing flu vaccines, the conversation often shifts toward how manufacturers can meet the global demand each year.
On 11 April 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of 4 additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A virus.
The highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus, which is now widespread in Southeast Asia and which diffused recently in some areas of the Balkans region and Western Europe, has raised a public alert toward the potential occurrence of a new severe influenza pandemic.
A Chatham author is getting ready to release her latest book next month. Yvonne Ventresca's new book, "Pandemic," a "contemporary, realistic young adult novel about an emotionally traumatized teenager struggling to survive a devastating bird flu pandemic," will be released in May. "With friends and neighbors dying around her, Lil does everything ... (more)
Influenza can be a serious disease resulting in hospital admission, severe complications and even death, MidCentral Medical Officer of Health Dr Rob Weir says.