1 hr ago | EurekAlert!
Approximately 13 million illnesses and over 110,00 hospitalizations may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last 6 years in the U.S, according to calculations published June 19 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Deliana Kostova and colleagues from the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
5 hrs ago | Drugs.com
Flu shots likely prevented 13 million illnesses and more than 110,000 hospitalizations in the United States between 2005 and 2011, according to a new study.
9 hrs ago | BioSpace
Staying up-to-date has never been simpler. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today! SAN FRANCISCO-- --Vaxart, a privately held company developing recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than injection, today announced positive safety and immunogenicity data from phase I clinical studies with its oral H1N1 seasonal ... (more)
13 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Researchers with the Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute have revealed new information about the latest strain of type A influenza, known as H7N9, in a report in the journal PLOS Currents: Outbreaks .
14 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
An area hospital system is taking a big step in the fight against the flu. All Novant Health workers, including volunteers and vendors, are now required to get a flu vaccine starting this fall.
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The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission received confirmation Tuesday evening that a chicken in a Scott County, Arkansas, chicken house has tested positive for H7N7 Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza.
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.
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.
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)