2 hrs ago
Red Deer Advocate
Pork industry hurting: report
A dwindling herd and an exodus of producers are among the pork industry trends that Statistics Canada highlights in an analytical paper it issued on Tuesday.
6 hrs ago
Ebola Virus Gene Replikin Count Increased Sixteen-fold in 2013 in Advance of Current Outbreaks
Before the current outbreaks, the mean Ebola Reston gene Replikin Count between 1995 and 2002 was 1.1; the mean Replikin Count increased twofold in 2010, threefold in 2012, and sixteen-fold in 2013, thus predicting the current outbreaks in humans.
6 hrs ago
researchers retract study examining link between narcolepsy, H1N1
Stanford researchers have retracted a 2013 study that described a possible immunological connection between narcolepsy and the H1N1 influenza virus.
10 hrs ago
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.
14 hrs ago
State Has New Emergency Response Tool
Tuesday the Indiana State Department of Health hosted the last of three trainings statewide to prepare emergency responders on how to set up and utilize the State's most recently acquired resource for responding to disasters and other emergencies--a mobile hospital unit.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Meat processing business affected by ASF cases
Polish meat producers had to trim their exports by some 20% or by EUR 80 million in H1 due to the African swine flu cases among wild boars in eastern Poland and the declines might become even deeper after cases of the disease among pigs have been recorded in the same region.
WPTV Local News
Physicians debunk claims of disease at border
A Texas epidemiologist said Central American children crossing the southwest border pose little if any threat when it comes to spreading disease.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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)
ALERT: Delivered By Airplane: Ebola Now Threatens 21 Million People In Major Metro Area
Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Doctor: There is, "No Question," Obama administration is...
Reporting indicates that some in the medical community are growing increasingly concerned over the health threat posed by the wave of humanity coming into the country illegally on the southern border.
Oklahoma health officials prepare for flu season
Becky Coffman, an epidemiologist in the acute disease service division of the Oklahoma State Department of Health, said getting a flu shot is key to at least reducing the severity of the virus.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
New York Post
Border-kid bashing: Stop the fear-mongering
The good news at the US border with Mexico is that the flood of children from Central America crossing illegally, now totaling nearly 60,000, has slowed.
Restrictionists Spread Unfounded Rumors About Migrant Children and Disease
More often than not, anti-immigrant groups use their hateful rhetoric to blame immigrants for all of our nation's ills.
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. To Host Conference Call To Report Second Quarter ...
A live audio webcast of the call will also be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.sinovac.com .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Nurses up in arms against BMC's new recruitment policy
The civic body is in trouble for giving stepmotherly treatment to nurses who served during a spurt of infectious diseases two years ago.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables
Table I Summary of provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, cumulative, week ending July 19, 2014 Figure I Selected notifiable disease reports, United States, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending July 19, 2014, with historical data Table II Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ... (more)
Allegations of Health Epidemic Among Unaccompanied Children Rebuffed
From NPR: Close to 60,000 children have crossed illegally into the U.S. since last October.
NanoViricides President Dr. Diwan Presented FluCide Data at the 3rd...
Influenza A H1N1 infected animals treated with FluCide survived the full 21-day observation period, whereas animals treated with 40mg/kg/d oseltamivir phosphate survived only 8 days in this highly lethal study.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Tender To Supply Seasonal Flu Vaccine Anflu
Each manufacturer has agreed to supply no less than 300,000 doses. If required by the government, Sinovac may deliver additional vaccines.