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Putnam County Health Department still offering vaccines
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Despite the financial problems the Putnam County Health Department is facing, clinical services are still being offered, said the department's medical director.
Sun May 19, 2013
Political interference behind the sacking of GPO chief: rural doctors
The sacking of the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation 's managing director was due to political interference, health advocates and the Rural Doctors Society said yesterday.
Purpose The Pirbright Institute carries out research on a number of important viral diseases of swine such as those inducing classical swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease, African swine fever and influenza.The Porcine immunologist post is aimed at strengthening fundamental research capability in the field of pig immunology and analysis of immune ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
McDonald's: Where's The Beef Behind This Valuation?
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.
GPO agrees to fire managing director for negligence
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.
Swine Flu Found in Elephant Seals
The H1N1 virus strain that caused a 2009 swine flu outbreak in humans was detected in northern elephant seals off the coast of central California.
Fri May 17, 2013
McHenry Township could take over care of historical cemetery
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.
New school flu vaccine pilot mooted
Highland Council plans to pilot an annual flu vaccination for schoolchildren before rolling it out for all P1 to S5 pupils.
Medical News Today
Evidence Of Host Adaptation Of Avian-Origin Influenza A Virus
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.
American Academy of Family Physicians
H7N9 Case Numbers Stalled, But Pandemic Potential Remains
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Sacramento Bee Newspaper
UC Davis researchers find swine flu virus in elephant seals
UC Davis researchers have discovered swine flu in California elephant seals, but the marine mammals don't exhibit any large runny noses.
Thu May 16, 2013
Cantabrians keen to tackle flu this winter
New Zealand's District Health Boards have ordered over a million doses, more than ever before.
Expert questions US public health agency advice on influenza vaccines
Promotion of influenza vaccines is one of the most visible and aggressive public health policies today, writes Doshi.
Swine flu found in elephant seals off California
File-This Sept. 2001 file photo shows Elephant seals cavorting on a beach along California's central coast in San Simeon Calif.
Globe and Mail
Flu carries higher risk of paralytic disease than flu shot
There are long-standing concerns that a small number of people develop a paralytic illness after getting a flu shot.
Flu While Pregnant May Quadruple a Child's Risk of Bipolar
A new study funded by the National Institutes of Health discovers a pregnant mothers' exposure to the flu may have extreme mental health consequences for the child.
South China Morning Post
Warmer weather may be curbing spread of bird flu in China
A 31-year-old woman waves as she leaves a hospital in Nanchang, Jiangxi province, after making a full recovery from the H7N9 bird flu virus.
Wed May 15, 2013
Criminal Report Daily
Pandemic Swine Flu Virus Found in Seals
The swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic has been found in elephant seals off the central California coast, according to new research.
[Research Articles] Synthetic Generation of Influenza Vaccine Viruses for Rapid Response to Pandemics
Present address: Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.
Measures Necessary To Prevent Possible Bird Flu Pandemic
On 31 March 2013, the Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission announced human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections.