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53 min ago | Patch.com

Flu Makes Easter Resurgence In New Jersey: Has It Affected You?

Influenza, which had begun to wane last month, has made a springtime resurgence in New Jersey, according to NJ.com .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

Flu season is turning deadly in healthy population

Many doctors are alarmed at what they are seeing this flu season. The flu is striking Mississippians and it's striking hard, in a demographic that typically tolerates flu well.

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

9 hrs ago | WSOCTV

Flu-related deaths hit 100 in NC

As the end of flu season nears, North Carolina is seeing nearly double the flu deaths from last year.

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10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

School bans on chocolate milk may backfire

Bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously known, a new study finds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Sleep, Medicine, Health, Cancer, Breast Cancer, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Serologic Evidence of Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Virus Infection in Northern Sea Otters

To the Editor: Sporadic epizootics of pneumonia among marine mammals have been associated with multiple animal-origin influenza A virus subtypes ; seals are the only known nonhuman host for influenza B viruses .

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

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Influenza A(H5N2) Virus Antibodies in Humans after Contact with Infected Poultry, Taiwan, 2012

Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan Six persons in Taiwan who had contact with poultry infected with influenza A showed seroconversion for the virus by hemagglutinin inhibition or microneutralization testing.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World News, Taiwan, Vaccinations, Bird Flu

LiveScience

Big Data and the Flu: How Wikipedia Can Track Influenza

By monitoring the number of times people look for flu information on Wikipedia, researchers may be better able to estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Influenza-associated Hospitalizations and Deaths, Costa Rica, 2009 - "2012

Guiselle Guzman SaborA o, Alexey Clara, Antonio Garcia, Fabio Quesada, Rakhee Palekar, Percy Minaya, Marvin Cervantes, Mariel Lopez, Jenny Lara, Jorge Jara, Natalia Blanco, Joseph Bresee, Marc-Alain Widdowson, and Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner Data needed to guide influenza vaccine policies are lacking in tropical countries.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Costa Rica, World News, 9, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fox 23

3 additional deaths due to flu reported in Okla.

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports three more deaths due to influenza to raise the total number this flu season to 61. The deaths reported Thursday are the first in the state since early March and adds to the record number reported during the flu season that began in September.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Three Additional Deaths Due To Flu Reported In Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health reports three deaths due to influenza in the past week has raised the total number this flu season to 61. The deaths reported Thursday are the first in the state since the middle of March and adds to the record number reported during the flu season that began in September.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Medicine, Health, Tulsa County, OK, Comanche County, OK, Oklahoma County, OK, Cleveland County, OK

Sunherald.com

Rhode Island health official: Flu widespread again

The dominant strains in the late-season wave include H3N2, which has a significant impact on the elderly, and influenza B. Officials say that of the 13 flu-related deaths this season, most were people in their 80s and 90s.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

New Flu Shows Up in NJ [AUDIO]

The calendar says mid-April, everything is turning green, the birds are singing, and yet in many parts of New Jersey there are reports of increased influenza -like illness.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for High Growth Reassortant Influenza a Virus

Currently, influenza A strains can be prepared by classic reassortment of the recommended strain and a laboratory strain or by reverse genetics technology wherein the gene segments coding for the surface proteins are derived from the recommended strain and other gene segments are derived from high growth virus strains.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Now Toronto

Hard pill to swallow

Canada's minister of health said last week that the government did review drug trials for Tamiflu, an influenza prophylaxis recently found to be ineffective.

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Related Topix: Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Health, Relenza, Zanamivir (generic), Pharmacology, Food and Drug Administration

E! Online

Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Update: Hospitalization Not Related to...

After an "absolutely horrible reaction" to medication sent the pop star to the hospital Tuesday, forcing her to cancel her Bangerz show in both Kansas City and St. Louis, we now have an update on the singer's condition.

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CBC News

N.S. 'limping along' without electronic vaccine registry

The Nova Scotia government says it wants a vaccine registry, but it won't be ready to even issue a tender for one for at least another year.

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BioMed Central

School closures during the 2009 influenza pandemic: national and local experiences

School closure is a non-pharmaceutical intervention that was considered in many national pandemic plans developed prior to the start of the influenza A pdm09 pandemic, and received considerable attention during the event.

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NEWS.com.au

Conflict claims on chemist flu jabs

DO you always feel anxious? Stressed? Sick? It could be because you're worrying too much.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicare, Medicine, Sanofi Pasteur, Nursing

Examiner.com

New nasal spray could fight flu without vaccine

Researchers in Scotland have developed proteins that could change the way flu viruses are treated.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

TheIndyChannel

Sick Sky Ferreira scraps gig Sky Ferreira called off a charity show...

SKY FERREIRA called off a charity show on Sunday after she fell sick with a nasty bout of influenza.

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