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2 min ago | Daily Mail
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In 2012, Chinese human vaccine market valued and Chinese EPI vaccine market is almost monopolized by state-run enterprises represented by CNBG Tiantan Biological, Biological Products Institutes in , and Institute of Medical Biology of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in Kunming.
Peak flu season is still about a month or more away - January into February - and already 52 people have been hospitalized Last year the total for the season, which ran from September 2012 to May, was just over 1,500 with five deaths under the age of 18. The department of health doesn't track adult deaths.
A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens points out that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are no longer affected by certain flu viruses.
Dr. Ifeoma Achebe, one of the medical officers of health for AHS Central Zone, said the cases were all influenza A and were confirmed as of Saturday.
Tonight, in a remote and rural part of west-central China's Qinghai Province, a town of 10,000 mostly Tibetan people is entirely quarantined as officials try to contain an outbreak of pneumonic plague.
The death is the first reported for the 2013-14 flu season. Authorities said the patient, who died in the hospital, had a rapidly deteriorating condition, but no other symptoms.
Weld County- A young adult hospitalized in Weld County has died of the H1N1 flu strain, the same strain as the 2009 flu pandemic.
Weld County is reporting the first death of the Colorado flu season - a young adult who died of the H1N1 strain.
Flu cases are on the rise across Okaloosa County as peak season gets under way. Local influenza activity has shifted from "mild to moderate" levels recently, said Dr. Karen Chapman, director of the Okaloosa County Health Department.
In the Midwest, temperatures are now dropping and can leave a person vulnerable.
Stay home if you're sick until you have been symptom-free without taking fever-reducing medicine for 24 hours.
NanoViricides, Inc. reports that it has received results of detailed lab analysis studies from the initial non-GLP toxicology studies of intravenously administered FluCide.