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Giving employees paid time off when they're sick is the best way to keep influenza, or the flu, from spreading throughout the office, new research shows.
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The House of Representatives is scheduled Tuesday to consider a bipartisan bill to add new seasonal flu vaccines to the IRS definition of taxable vaccines.
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If official statistics are correct, and an average of 36,000 patients per year die in U.S. hospitals from complications of influenza, that would mean one death every 3 years in her hospital from this cause.
Thailand and Laos have stepped up bilateral cooperation on practical response to any possible outbreak of the new deadly H7N9 bird flu along their common border.
The environment in airplane cabins becomes a public concern whenever a new or re-emerging pathogen, such as the MERS coronavirus or the Influenza A virus, is in the news.
PHARMACISTS have called for the ability to administer immunisations, but the Australian Medical Association Queensland has continued to resist the move, saying it would take a complete practice overhaul.
The flu-or influenza, as it is commonly referred to-is a viral infection which affects millions of people every year.
The Ohio Department of Health say that the number of flu cases have been the highest since they started keeping track.
Patent Number 2173886, titled "Influenza virus-like particles comprising hemagglutinin produced within a plant", will provide patent coverage for Medicago in "The coverage offered by this patent strengthens Medicago's position as we expand the development of our influenza vaccine programs," said Frederic Ors, Medicago's Vice President of Business ... (more)
KOTA BAHARU, June 16 -- The Kelantan Health Department urged the public to report unusually high numbers of death among chicken, ducks and birds to the nearest Veterinary Office to determine the type of virus contracted by the fowls.
The number of Ohioans hospitalized with the flu since last September jumped dramatically over the previous year, but health officials say there isn't an easy explanation for the increase.
Stats show that 5,200 Ohioans were hospitalized with the flu from September last year through mid-May 18. That's even up from 2009-2010 when the swine flu pandemic when there were 3,200 flu-related hospitalizations in the state.
Avian influenza virus is an important public health issue because pandemic influenza viruses in people have contained genes from viruses that infect birds.
We all know that every day, people in Mexico come across the border in pursuit of something they can't find in their country.
Novant Health, the Winston-Salem-based system that owns four hospitals in Charlotte, Matthews and Huntersville, recently announced that all employees, physicians, volunteers and vendors must get vaccinated against the seasonal influenza unless they get an exemption for medical or religious reasons.
Spit. Drool. Dribble. Saliva is not normally a topic of polite conversation, but it may be the key to explaining the age and sex bias exhibited by influenza and other diseases, according to a new study.