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9 hrs ago | Scoop

Over a quarter of all Kiwis protected against flu

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has welcomed the news that over 1.2 million doses of flu vaccines have now been distributed to New Zealanders.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza

13 hrs ago | Science

[In Depth] Key narcolepsy-influenza vaccine findings retracted

Following the 2009 swine flu pandemic, roughly one out of 15,000 children in Europe who received the H1N1 vaccine called Pandemrix developed narcolepsy, a disorder that causes irresistible sleepiness.

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

Yesterday | Cambridge Evening News

As Cobra committee discusses Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we ask...

Cynthia Goldsmith..This colorized transmission electron micrograph revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Wed Jul 30, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Agriculture, Science, Mathematics, Health

Sys-Con Media

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Bird Flu

Stanford

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.

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Related Topix: Narcolepsy, Medicine, Health

CiteULike

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.

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

WBIW-AM Bedford

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.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Ripley County, IN, Health

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.

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Related Topix: Influenza, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Warsaw Voice

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Poland, World News

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.

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Related Topix: Texas, Baylor College of Medicine, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Health, Vaccinations

Sun Jul 27, 2014

BioMed Central

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)

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

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Nigeria, World News, HIV/AIDS, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

TheBlaze.com

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.

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Related Topix: Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

Merced Sun-Star

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.

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Related Topix: Influenza, Health, Tulsa County, OK

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Hispanically Speaking

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.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

BioSpace

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 .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Sinovac Biotech, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Bird Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Jul 24, 2014

DNA India

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Infectious Diseases, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, Malaria

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)

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis

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