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3 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

The world is flat, and deadly

Becker College recently brought Thomas Friedman, a thought-provoking author and speaker, to Worcester to engage in discussion, reflect on some of the books and columns he has written and offer insights on our changing world.

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Related Topix: Becker College, Health, West Nile Virus, Bird Flu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agriculture, Science

12 hrs 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 April 19, 2014 Figure I Selected notifiable disease reports, United States, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending April 19, 2014, with historical data Table II Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ... (more)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis

16 hrs ago | BioSpace

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Notification Of China Government Grant For EV71 Vaccine Project

Ministry of Finance, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and National Health and Family Planning Commission for construction of the Company's dedicated production facility for its Enterovirus 71 vaccine against hand foot and mouth disease .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Infectious Diseases, Bird Flu

20 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory virus

Washington, Apr 22 : A new study has found that ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus , a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages.

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Related Topix: Ginseng, Supplement, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Nutrition, Herbalism, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Yesterday | The Nation

Trang confirms 50 cases of H1N1 flu

Trang Hospital on Thursday reported 50 confirmed cases of seasonal H1N1 flu infection in Trang province, and offered a list of recommendations on how to protect oneself.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Small Molecule Inhibitors of...

The influenza A viral genome is composed of 8 segments or chromosomes which encode 11 proteins.sup.1. During infection, the virus-encoded RNA-dependent RNA polymerase converts the -stranded RNAs to strand messenger RNAs and a set of full length complementary genomic RNAs which serve as templates for genomic replication.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Inventions, Science / Technology, Bird Flu, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

Kootenay Advertiser

1.4 million flu shots a B.C. record

It wasn't as many as in the global H1N1 pandemic of 2009, but this year's influenza vaccine program delivered a record 1.4 million seasonal doses to B.C. residents.

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Related Topix: Health, Vaccinations, Medicine, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Huffington Post

Taking Action for Health Equity Through Preparedness and Response

April is National Minority Health Month , and a time to remind ourselves that we still have a long way to go in addressing the health disparities that impact our nation.

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The Washington Post

The flu is back, even though ita s spring

Here's a tip for those who managed to duck the flu's first punch: Watch out for the next one.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

KMBC-TV

Late-season flu spike causes concerns

Doctors said they're concerned about a recent spike in flu cases, especially since it's happening at a time of year when flu usually fades.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Vaccinations

KMBC-TV

Doctors concerned by late-season flu spike

An unusual spike in flu cases that shut down a Parkville child care center is also making its rounds across the country.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Vaccinations

The Nation

35 cases of H1N1 reported Udon Thani; 4 fatalities

A total of 35 people - four of whom later died - were diagnosed with seasonal H1N1 flu in Udon Thani province between January 1 and April 21. This prompted the provincial health authorities to host a workshop to brush-up the H1N1 flu knowledge of 150 health volunteers at the Udon Thani City Municipality office yesterday.

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Related Topix: Thailand, Health, World News

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Too much codeine still prescribed to U.S. kids

Emergency room physicians still hand out hundreds of thousands of codeine prescriptions for children every year, despite warnings that kids' responses to codeine vary wildly.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Infection Control Today

Healthcare Workers' Knowledge About Influenza Transmission is Lacking

Albano, et al. sought to assess the knowledge, the attitudes, and the behavior toward influenza A/H1N1 and the vaccination among healthcare workers .

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Related Topix: Health, Influenza

CBS News

Spring fever? Second wave of flu season hits Northeast

Just when most people thought they'd made it through this year's nasty flu season - a second, milder wave of flu is hitting the Northeast.

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EurekAlert!

Ginseng can treat and prevent influenza and RSV, researcher finds

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus , a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in Georgia State University's new Institute for Biomedical Sciences.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Age

Man flu? When is 'the flu' really just a cold

Most people who think they have the flu, don't. And some people who think they have a cold, really have the flu.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Headache, Health, Influenza, Sore Throat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Examiner.com

Top news: Israeli gag order on New York Times, France bans GMO maize, more

Below are key excerpts of important news articles on a gag order imposed by Israel on the New York Times , the massive waste of money wasted on Tamiflu to protect against the swine flu, the suicide of investigative journalist and 9/11 truth activist Michael Ruppert, and more.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Health, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic), Medicine, Journalism, Influenza

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Londonderry Today

9k doses of flu vaccine issued at Altnagelvin

Over nine thousand doses of flu vaccine - varying between three different brand names - were distributed at Altnagelvin over the past three years, the Sentinel can reveal.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

US Pharmacist

NAIs Lower Risk of Death From H1N1 by 25%

According to a large meta-analysis, adults hospitalized with H1N1 influenza during the 2009-2010 pandemic were 25% less likely to die from the disease if they were given antiviral drugs called neuraminidase inhibitors , such as Tamiflu.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

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