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Sinovac Biotech Ltd. , a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that it has been selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be a supplier of the seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of Beijing for 2014.
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A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.
InDevR, a Boulder-based life science company, announced today that it has received an SBIR Phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to expand application of its new vaccine potency assay to pandemic influenza vaccines.
An Auckland hospital has started putting off elective surgery after it was swamped with acutely unwell patients causing a shortage of beds.
Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that the first lots of Fluzone for the 2014-2015 influenza season have been released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for distribution.
The severity of a viral infection is partly due to the virus and partly due to the immune system's response.
With flu season months away, preparations are underway to get the right influenza vaccine into the hands of medical workers.
Late last week, Brazil's Indian affairs department publicly announced an event that many anthropologists and medical researchers had feared.
Immunization offers the best protection from influenza infection. Little evidence describes disparities in immunization uptake among low-income individuals.
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Opioid abuse more or less results in more than half a million years of life lost per year, a report by PsychCentral said.
This was 17,000 doses less than at the same time last year, Canterbury medical officer of health Dr Alistair Humphrey said.
Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier's book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think opens with a fascinating example of how Google-with Google Flu Trends-created a way to track the progress of the flu in 2009.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 05:57 am
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