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1 min ago | The Washington Post

Bird Flu Found on California Quail Farm Spurs Export Bans

The disease known as bird flu has been found on a quail farm in California, prompting countries including Russia to ban poultry shipments from the state.


Related Topix: California, Bird Flu, Health, Medicine, Stanislaus County, CA, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

4 hrs ago |

B.C. health care worker fired for refusing vaccination, mask

Health Minister Terry Lake says one health care worker was fired during the flu season for failing to follow new protocols that require staff to either get vaccinated or wear a mask when treating patients.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

4 hrs ago | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

Chance the Rapper Hospitalized Due to Flu & Tonsillitis; Cancels More Tour Dates

On Sunday, Chance the Rapper cancelled his scheduled appearance at the Coachella music festival in Indio, California, after he was hospitalized with an unspecified illness.


Related Topix: Indio, CA, Twitter, Medicine, Health

5 hrs ago | CBC News

B.C. health worker fired for not getting flu vaccine

A B.C. provincial government policy requires health care workers in the province to get a flu shot or wear a mask while caring for patients during flu season.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Canada

9 hrs ago | KCEN

New Flu-Vaccination Program Targets School Attendance

A new study out Wednesday shows there were 2.4 million absences from school last year in Central Texas, costing local districts a total of $91 million in lost revenue from the state.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Medicine, Manor, TX, Pflugerville, TX

11 hrs ago | CiteULike

Akt inhibitor MK2206 prevents influenza pH1N1 virus infection in vitro.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Bird Flu

14 hrs ago | KCTV5

Flu shuts down local daycare

Those thinking flu season is over should think again. The flu bug hit one metro daycare so hard that they had to shut down for a couple days.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Doctors concerned by late-season flu spike

An unusual spike in flu cases that shut down a Parkville child care center is also making its rounds across the country.


Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Medicine, Vaccinations

The Telegraph

Pharma trio prescribe rejig pill

Zurich/London, April 22 : Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis has announced an overhaul of its operations on Tuesday that included an agreement to buy the cancer drug business of its British rival GlaxoSmithKline for up to $16 billion.


Related Topix: Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Health

USA Today

Deals bubble up in big pharma

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Related Topix: Health, Publishing, Media, Morningstar

Market Wire

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Lyra(TM) Molecular PCR Assay...

This new molecular test detects and differentiates between pyogenic Group A and pyogenic C or G Streptococcal throat infections.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, Health

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Too much codeine still prescribed to U.S. kids

Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to codeine vary wildly.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Global Policy On Vaccine Mercury Called Discriminatory

CoMeD - In a scientific paper published in the peer-reviewed Indian Journal of Medical Ethics , researchers with the Coalition for Mercury-free Drugs call for the establishment of one global standard of vaccine safety.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Global human vaccine market: CNY 19 billion industry in 2012

Vaccine I is offered for free, and its priced and purchased uniformly by the government, covering the major epidemic diseases of Hepatitis B, epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, Tetanus, etc.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Chickenpox, Health, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Bird Flu

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Gazette

Colorado Springs-area flu season will go down as 'worst in years'

El Paso County's flu season will go down as one of the worst in years - in particular, hitting an adult demographic that typically fares best against the virus, county health officials say.


Related Topix: El Paso County, CO, Health, Colorado Springs, CO

Spring flu gripping New York

Researchers in England analyzed past data and realized a large portion of people with the flu don't show symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Infection Control Today

Healthcare Workers' Knowledge About Influenza Transmission is Lacking

Albano, et al. sought to assess the knowledge, the attitudes, and the behavior toward influenza A/H1N1 and the vaccination among healthcare workers .


Related Topix: Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Science Daily

Ginseng can treat, prevent influenza, RSV, researcher finds

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings.


Related Topix: Ginseng, Supplement, Medicine, Health, Nutrition, Herbalism, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

The Age

Man flu? When is 'the flu' really just a cold

Most people who think they have the flu, don't. And some people who think they have a cold, really have the flu.


Related Topix: Medicine, Headache, Health, Sore Throat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Chosun Ilbo

Wikipedia Proves Useful for Tracking Flu

Scientists may have figured out the best way yet to track the spread of flu: Watch how many people visit Wikipedia articles about the flu and its symptoms.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health