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The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology on Monday released its second list of overused tests and procedures that allergists, primary care physicians, and patients should question before they occur.
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The H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus, clade 184.108.40.206C, which has been prevalent in Vietnam's northern regions, was discovered for the first time in a number of dead ducks in southern Dong Nai province, about 1,120 km from capital Hanoi, local media reported Friday.
James Blaha, who became the city's first full-time public health officer in 1979 and then took over as head of the Manitowoc County Health Department in 1995, is retiring today.
Eighty people have died of flu-related illnesses between the start of the influenza season in October and Friday, raising concerns about the prevalence of the virulent H1N1 strain in Greece this year.
Preschool-aged children are at increased risk for severe influenza-related illness and complications.
On 4 March 2014, the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, Hong Kong SAR, China, notified WHO of an additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with avian influenza A virus.
Victoria Williams says her daughter, Alexus, has experienced a range of physical symptoms since receiving a flu vaccine more than four months ago.
A Connecticut law requiring flu shots for children entering preschool or daycare has reduced flu-related hospitalizations of young children by 12 percent, according to a new study.
Flu symptoms are sending fewer people to KELOLAND doctors' offices lately, but that doesn't mean you should let down your guard against the virus just yet.
The Oklahoma Department of Health says two more people have died from the flu during the past week, adding to the record number of influenza-related deaths in the state.
Imagine checking into a hospital with severe flu symptoms, including non-stop vomiting that makes it impossible to hold down even water.
The molecular diagnostic infectious disease testing application remains the largest segment of the molecular diagnostics market.
Two people died of influenza-related causes in San Diego County last week, bringing the number of seasonal flu fatalities to 48, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported Wednesday.
The flu season hit hard and early. Traditionally flu season is not expected to get going until January, February, or even March, this year it was December.
Fifty-three per cent of the trust's frontline staff have been vaccinated against influenza this flu season as part of a national campaign - up 18 per cent on last year.
Generex Biotechnology Corporation today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. has received Notices of Allowance from the United States Patent Office relating to applications for the use of therapeutic vaccines targeting human papilloma virus caused cancers as well as to potentially pandemic strains of influenza virus.