9 min ago
Flu drug bill 'shocking waste'
The government spent A 424m stockpiling a drug to treat flu despite there being question marks over the effectiveness of the medicine called Tamiflu, a public spending watchdog has found.
7 hrs ago
Impact of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) in a...
High rates of bacterial coinfection in autopsy data from the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic suggest synergies between flu and pneumococcal disease during pandemic conditions, and highlight the importance of interventions like the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine that may mitigate the impact of a pandemic.
Mon May 20, 2013
Germ-fighting vaccine system makes great strides in delivery
A novel vaccine study from South Dakota State University will headline the groundbreaking research that will be unveiled at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' National Biotechnology Conference .
Sun May 19, 2013
Wisconsin bill would eliminate workplace flu-shot requirement
Wisconsin employers, including hospitals, nursing homes and other health care agencies, could no longer require workers to get flu shots under a bill pending in the Legislature.
Purpose The Pirbright Institute carries out research on a number of important viral diseases of swine such as those inducing classical swine fever, foot-and-mouth disease, African swine fever and influenza.The Porcine immunologist post is aimed at strengthening fundamental research capability in the field of pig immunology and analysis of immune ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Swine Flu Found in Elephant Seals
The H1N1 virus strain that caused a 2009 swine flu outbreak in humans was detected in northern elephant seals off the coast of central California.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
UC Davis researchers find swine flu virus in elephant seals
UC Davis researchers have discovered swine flu in California elephant seals, but the marine mammals don't exhibit any large runny noses.
Thu May 16, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Swine flu found in elephant seals off Calif.
The Contra Costa Times cites a University of California, Davis study that finds the seals contracted the H1N1 virus back in 2010, just as the pandemic caused by the virus was winding down in humans.
Wed May 15, 2013
Criminal Report Daily
Pandemic Swine Flu Virus Found in Seals
The swine flu virus that caused a 2009 pandemic has been found in elephant seals off the central California coast, according to new research.
H1N1 virus found in marine mammals for first time
U.S. researchers said Wednesday they have detected for the first time the H1N1 virus in elephant seals off the coast of central California.
[Research Articles] Synthetic Generation of Influenza Vaccine Viruses for Rapid Response to Pandemics
Present address: Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.
not Without My Gallbladder Set for the 5th Annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity
The show chronicles Kettle Moraine Central High School's production of The Most Dangerous Woman in America.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sinovac Presents at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference in May 2013
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. , a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that management is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York City.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Siberian researchers start studying H7N9 flu strain
Researchers at the Vektor state virology and bioengineering research center, based in Novosibirsk, plan to study a strain of the H7N9 flu virus, brought from China, Vektor's research and international cooperation director, Raisa Martynyuk, told Interfax.
Montclair Times Bookshelf: The doctor is in, so ask away
"Own your own health," said Besser, the chief health and medical editor for ABC News and a Montclair resident, in a recent interview with The Montclair Times.
Drug Store News
Almost half of all adults expect to get a flu shot next year
A Harris Interactive poll released Tuesday found that 44% of all adults reported getting their flu shot this past season , the second time flu shot penetration has reached that high in four years, and even more are expected to get a flu shot next season.
What to know about the new bird flu virus
The infoA graphic demonA strates the curA rent state of the impact of H7N9 on global health.
Mon May 13, 2013
National Institutes of Health
Flu in pregnancy may quadruple child's risk for bipolar disorder
Pregnant mothers' exposure to the flu was associated with a nearly fourfold increased risk that their child would develop bipolar disorder in adulthood, in a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.
NanoViricides, Inc. Brings in Experienced Executive as Interim CFO
NanoViricides, Inc. announced today that it has retained Ms. Meeta Vyas, a successful former CEO of a public company with significant experience advising senior executives in strategy and operations, as interim CFO.
Challenges in Making a Vaccine for H7N9 Influenza
U.S. researchers have pointed out some of the potential challenges in developing a vaccine if the H7N9 influenza reaches pandemic levels.