2 hrs ago | Russia Taday
UK's Department of Health threw away A 74m worth of Tamiflu, the antiviral drug, before its expiry date, due to unsafe storage procedures.
5 hrs ago | Science Daily
The findings have implications for planning the public health response to this pandemic threat.
9 hrs ago | BBC News
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.
Officials of the Commonwealth Healthcare Corp. disclosed yesterday that the public hospital has had three confirmed cases of adult respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, of which one patient has died.
Ten years ago, the World Health Assembly met under a cloud of anxiety. SARS, the first severe new disease of the 21st century, was spreading explosively along the routes of international air travel, placing any city with an international airport at risk of imported cases.
A novel vaccine study from South Dakota State University will headline the groundbreaking research that will be unveiled at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' National Biotechnology Conference .
A new computer model could help scientists predict when a particular strain of avian influenza might become infectious from bird to human, according to a report to be published in the International Journal Data Mining and Bioinformatics .
A poultry sample in south China has tested positive for H7N9 virus, the country's agriculture authority said on Monday.
The sacking of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation 's managing director was due to political interference, health advocates and the Rural Doctors Society said yesterday.
McDonald's reported its April same-store sales results a couple of weeks ago, noting same-store sales deterioration in 2 of 3 major market segments and just 0.7% growth in the U.S. The company's international expansion was supposed to add growth to the McDonald's story, but it was sorely missing in April.
Dr Pipat Yingseri, chairman of the board, said it had met to discuss irregularities in the purchasing and procurement of raw materials to make paracetamol, and delays in the construction of an influenza-vaccine plant and an HIV/Aids drug plant.
McHENRY – More than 50 years after the last person was buried at Ostend Cemetery, its caretakers are hoping McHenry Township will take over the maintenance of the one-acre plot off Route 120 west of McHenry.
Highland Council plans to pilot an annual flu vaccination for schoolchildren before rolling it out for all P1 to S5 pupils.
Main Category: Bird Flu / Avian Flu Also Included In: Flu / Cold / SARS ; Respiratory / Asthma Article Date: 17 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT A novel avian-origin reassortant influenza A virus emerged in China in February 2013, and is associated with severe lower respiratory tract diseases.
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