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2 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing

Baxter to Sell Commercial Vaccines Business to Pfizer

Baxter International has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its two commercially marketed vaccines and related production facilities to Pfizer Inc. for a total cash consideration of $635 million, subject to certain adjustments.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Baxter International, E.Factor, Medical Equipment, Health, Lyme Disease

6 hrs ago | CiteULike

Human Responses to Influenza Vaccination Show Seroconversion...

Cell Host & Microbe , Vol. 16, No. 1. , pp. 105-114, doi:10.1016/j.chom.2014.05.013 B cells produce a diverse antibody repertoire by undergoing gene rearrangements.


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

8 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Next-generation sequencing used to rapidly identify pathogens

He calls himself the bug hunter, but the target of his work consists of viruses that can only be found and identified with special methods and instruments.


Related Topix: Kansas State University, Medicine, Health, Worthington, MN

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Flu Shots Already Available In Eastern Carolina

Mart in Greenville is among the locations we saw currently offering the vaccination, but is it too early to get your shot? Health care professionals in our area say as long as you have had your influenza vaccine within the last year you should be protected against any current strands of flu that are on the rise.


Related Topix: Greenville, NC, Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Pitt County, NC

The New Zealand Herald

Brian Rudman: Taking a broad jab at the flu not to be sniffed at

'It would seem obvious that, as a community, we should take on this scourge with all guns blazing,' says Brian Rudman.


Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Opinion

The New Zealand Herald

WWl: Fighting the war against disease

It records 271 deaths - more than half from influenza. Staff Sergeant-Major Bertram Boock of the NZ Medical Corps was the camp's quartermaster.


Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Fox Point

Health and Wellness Fair at Alexian Village

Alexian Village will be hosting a Health and Wellness Fair on Thursday, October 6 from 10:00 a.m. 1:00 their Pavilion located at 9225 N. 76th Street.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Milwaukee, WI

PhysOrg Weblog

U.S. suffers from lifespan inequality, says researcher

The United States has done worse than other wealthy countries at improving health for working-age adults while it has performed about the same in reducing mortality at ages over 65, according to new Stanford research.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News

Doctors remind parents about importance of immunizing children

Doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center want to remind parents about the importance of immunizing their children when preparing to send the children back to school.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Vaccinations, Health, Pediatrics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Child Flu Vaccine Pilots Announced For Second Year

More than 700,000 healthy school-aged children across England are to be offered a free flu vaccination for the winter, as the successful child flu vaccine pilot programme launched in 2013 by Public Health England in selected secondary schools around the country.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Human Infection with Influenza Virus A(H10N8) from Live Poultry Markets, China, 2014

Tao Zhang, Yuhai Bi, Huaiyu Tian, Xiaowen Li, Di Liu, Ying Wu, Tao Jin, Yong Wang, Quanjiao Chen, Ze Chen, Jianyu Chang, George F. Gao, and Bing Xu Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Earth System Modelling, Center for Earth System Science and School of Environment, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Human infection with avian influenza virus ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, World News, China, Asia, Health, Bird Flu, Carlsbad, CA

Sheffield Star

Flu vaccine pilot comes to South Yorkshire secondary schools

School pupils in South Yorkshire will be among 700,000 youngsters across the country to receive a free flu vaccine this winter.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, South Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,


Want to avoid a pandemic? Here's a good way to start.

Over the past two months, a series of mishaps at the CDC and NIH - involving mishandled anthrax, mislabeled influenza and misplaced smallpox - has alarmed the scientific community.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Health, Bird Flu

Blood Horse

Catalano's Daughter Reports Progress

In a July 28 Facebook posting, Hill noted that family members have been reading numerous get-well messages to her father at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Ill.


Related Topix: St Alexius Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Hoffman Estates, IL, Health


Researcher Using Next-Generation Sequencing, Other New Methods to Rapidly Identify Pathogens

MANHATTAN, Kansas - He calls himself the bug hunter, but the target of his work consists of viruses that can only be found and identified with special methods and instruments.


Related Topix: Manhattan, KS, Kansas State University, Medicine, Health

Sys-Con Media

NewLink Genetics to Present at the XVIth International Congress of Virology

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. EDT Title: Highly efficacious influenza vaccination using aGal carbohydrate modification Presenter: Brian K. Martin Session: Vaccines Workshop Session Session Code: VIR-WK209.06 "We are excited to see the progress Dr. Martin's team has made on the enhancement of pandemic influenza vaccines using ... (more)


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, NewLink Genetics, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Oncology, Infectious Diseases

Dallas Blog

Avian Flu Strikes S Korean Ducks

The JoongAng Daily reports that, "Avian influenza was confirmed yesterday at a duck farm in Korea, local officials said, just days after the government detected another instance of the potentially deadly foot-and-mouth disease."


Related Topix: Bird Flu, Health, Medicine

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Province puts forced flu shot plan on hold

Nova Scotia Health Minister Leo Glavine says the province will not require health-care workers to get flu shots for this coming flu season.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Long Term Care

BioMed Central

Rate of decline of antibody titers to pandemic influenza A...

Rate of decline of antibody titers to pandemic influenza A by hemagglutination inhibition and virus microneutralization assays in a cohort of seroconverting adults in Singapore Jung Pu Hsu , Xiahong Zhao , Mark I-Cheng , Alex R Cook , Vernon Lee , Wei Yen Lim , Linda Tan , Ian G Barr , Lili Jiang , Chyi Lin Tan , Meng Chee Phoon , Lin Cui , Raymond ... (more)


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


Douglas Co. Public Health no longer has off-site flu shots

Public health officials declined to comment on the resolution, however they did recommend the community instead seek vaccines through a private provider, employer or pharmacy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health