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GlaxoSmithKline Plc's H1N1 pandemic flu shot may put adults at higher risk of developing narcolepsy, not only children as previous studies found, Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare said on Thursday.
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For people with diabetes, taking a multivitamin every day can mean much more than a little protection against the common cold.
Deaths from flu pandemics tend to skew younger than those from seasonal flu because of "antigenic recycling," or the fact that some parts of flu viruses have already made the rounds.
We report an immunocompetent patient who had fatal encephalopathy after mild influenza.
Veterinary diagnostic laboratories identify and characterize influenza A viruses primarily through passive surveillance.
In Argentina, annual winter school breaks occur during the influenza season, providing an opportunity to study this intervention.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA During the past century, 4 influenza pandemics occurred.
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! Basel, Switzerland, 22 May 2013 - As human infections with a new avian influenza A virus continue to be reported in China, Lonza is making information available about infection control.
Age has its privileges, and a new study suggests that one of them may be immunity to some flu pandemics.
When ferritin is fused with the influenza protein hemagglutinin , it self-assembles into a sphere with eight protruding spikes from its surface.
A woman wears a face mask as she walks past a poster showing how to avoid the H7N9 avian influenza virus, by a road in Beijing, April 24, 2013.
Randomized study of the efficacy and safety of oral elderberry extract in the treatment of influenza A and B virus infections.
UK's Department of Health threw away A 74m worth of Tamiflu, the antiviral drug, before its expiry date, due to unsafe storage procedures.
The findings have implications for planning the public health response to this pandemic threat.
The government spent A 424m stockpiling a drug to treat flu despite there being question marks over the effectiveness of the medicine called Tamiflu, a public spending watchdog has found.