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2 hrs ago | SFGate
A sign telling customers that they can get a flu shot in a Walgreen store is seen Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Indianapolis.
2 hrs ago | Daily Herald
Arlington Heights Health Services will be offering flu shots for seasonal influenza on Tuesday, September 30 from 5-7 p.m. and Wednesday, October 1 from 9 -11 a.m. These clinics will be held at the Arlington. Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road.
4 hrs ago | This is The West Country
YOUNG children and the elderly are being urged to get the seasonal flu jab to avoid an epidemic this winter. A simple flu vaccine could help combat the illness or at least lessen the symptoms to its much more minor, according to East Quay Medical Centre.
4 hrs ago | Worcester News
SCHOOLCHILDREN across Worcestershire will be offered a free nasal spray vaccine against the common cold as part of NHS England's pilot immunisation scheme. In preparation for the winter months, NHS England in Worcestershire is launching the nasal spray immunisation programme available for children in years seven and eight from the end of September.
6 hrs ago | MLive.com
Meijer Inc. is expecting to give out 30 percent more flu shots this year over last year when the Midwest retailer provided 103,000 flu shots to customers. That anticipated growth is a sign that more adults are seeing the value in getting inoculated against a sickness that kills 50,000 people in the United States annually.
7 hrs ago | Patch.com
Convenience is everything these days. This fall, Orland Township is making flu shot vaccinations easier to get than ever with its first ever drive-thru flu shot clinic, happening from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 4 at the Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park.
Autumn officially begins September 23rd, but we've already begun to see the changes in temperatures. So, before you get the sniffles, get proactive.
It's getting chilly, the leaves are starting to change and football is in season, that means it's time to get your flu shot. What you need to know about the 2014-2015 flu season CLEVELAND -- It's getting chilly, the leaves are starting to change and football is in season, that means it's time to get your flu shot.
"I do get the flu shot. I get the flu shot every year and, as a matter of fact, mine is scheduled for September 30th.
A local hospital is once again this year, hosting their flu shot clinic. On Thursday, October 16th, and Friday, October 17th, in the parking lot of Arthur W. Perdue Stadium at the intersection of Route 50 and Hobbs Road in Salisbury, Peninsula Regional Medical Center will hold its "Drive-Thru" Flu Clinic.
Eternity Healthcare Inc. , a medical device and diagnostic company with advanced technologies using the Needle-Free Injection system announced today that its competitor company, PharmaJet Inc., has received FDA clearance to use a Needle-Free Injection device to administer the influenza vaccine to the public. " PharmaJet Inc ., the developer of a needle-free injection technology to administer medications and vaccines to patients, and bioCSL Inc. , the maker of AFLURIA today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the PharmaJet Stratis 0.5mL Needle-Free Jet Injector for delivery of AFLURIA in individuals aged 18 to 64 years.
ContraFect Corporation , a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of protein therapeutics and antibody products for life-threatening, drug-resistant infectious diseases, announced that CF-404, its universal influenza treatment, received a $3.3 million, 3.5 year Advanced Technology Fast Track Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to fund its pre-clinical development. Trellis Bioscience, LLC, with which ContraFect collaborated to create and then in-licensed the universal influenza treatment, obtained the grant and Larry Kauvar, PhD, Trellis VP and Chief Scientific Officer, is the Principal Investigator on these studies.
Flu and cold season is already here! With this sudden respiratory flu already on the march, here are some tips to keep you and your kids safe and healthy. Nobody likes the flu -- especially not little ones to whom the illness can be much more serious than in the average adult.
With flu season around the corner, keep in mind some common sense tips that will help you stay healthy. A new weight-loss medication for the overweight and obese has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration.
The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed more than 2000 lives, has highlighted the need for a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of the virus that could be critical in the development of vaccines or antiviral drugs to treat or prevent Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Now, a team at the University of Virginia , USA - under the leadership of Dr Dan Engel, a virologist, and Dr Zygmunt Derewenda, a structural biologist - has obtained the crystal structure of a key protein involved in Ebola virus replication, the C-terminal domain of the Zaire Ebola virus nucleoprotein [Dziubanska et al. .
Knox Co. Health Department offers flu vaccinations for schools The Knox County Health Department kicked off its School Influenza Flu Mist Program on Monday.
It's that time of year again -- cold and flu season. Get a refresher on how to avoid getting sick.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 11:08 am
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