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2 hrs ago | 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

ImmigrationProf Blog

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.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids

Hispanic Business

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.

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Related Topix: Influenza, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BioSpace

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bird Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

LongIsland.com

Schumer: At Least 3 Long Islanders Have Confirmed Cases of...

As Schumer Previously Warned, Chik-V Has Continued to Spread from Caribbean & S. America to the United States, Including 3 Travel-Related Cases on LI.

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Related Topix: Long Island, VA, us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, Health

The Otago Daily Times

Worst of this flu season yet to come

Abbotsford School pupils Harry Bond and Layla Barton wash their hands in a bid to keep winter bugs at bay.

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

Information Technology

NanoViricides President Dr. Diwan was an Invited Participant at the Prestigious CEO Roundtable

NanoViricides, Inc. reports that its President, Dr. Anil Diwan, was invited to participate in the 29th Annual Chief Executive of the Year Gala Reception & Dinner held at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Bird Flu, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Copenhagen Post

Norway supermarket considering ban on Danish pork

Norway's biggest grocery group NorgesGruppen is thinking of removing Danish pork from supermarket shelves due to concerns that it might contain dangerous bacteria, Ekstra Bladet reports.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Hospitals struggle with flu surge

An Auckland hospital has started putting off elective surgery after it was swamped with acutely unwell patients causing a shortage of beds.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Auckland, New Zealand Travel, Medicine, Influenza, Health, Vaccinations

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