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1 hr ago |

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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


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

8 hrs ago | 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.


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

12 hrs ago | 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.


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.


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

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues - But Not The Ones You'd Think

Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Nogales, AZ, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Control Group, Vaccinations

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Tender To Supply Inactivated Hepatitis...

The vaccines purchased by the Beijing Health Bureau will be used for the period from 2014 to 2016.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Influenza, Bird Flu

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Clarity Innovations, Inc.

Big Data: What Can Be Learned from How We Learn?

Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier's book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think opens with a fascinating example of how Google-with Google Flu Trends-created a way to track the progress of the flu in 2009.


Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Health, Epidemic, Medicine, Influenza, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Progress Times

County Health Department denies immigrants bringing many diseases

Current Conditions: Mostly Cloudy, 82 F Forecast: Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 101 Low: 79 Sat - Partly Cloudy.


Related Topix: Olivarez, TX, Hidalgo County, TX, Health, Immigration Reform, Chickenpox, McAllen, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pneumonia, swine flu outbreak barely contained at U.S. naval base...

Governments have a tendency to use a crisis or a series of escalations as an opportunity to expand control and pass sweeping new laws.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Healthcare Law, Law

Southland Times

Families hit by flu outbreak

The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has reported that doctors have seen whole families struck down by the viral illness.


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

Buenos Aires Herald

Gov't closely monitoring H1N1 cases in Misiones

The government is closely monitoring the situation in the northern Misiones province, after the confirmation of 20 cases of the H1N1 virus yesterday, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said in his daily press briefing at Government House.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

ABC News

Exclusive: Feds Struggling to Cope With Medical 'Breakdown' at the Border

The federal government is so overwhelmed by the current tide of migrants crossing the border it can't provide basic medical screening to all of the children before transporting them - often by air - to longer-term holding facilities across the country, ABC News has learned.


Related Topix: Nogales, AZ, Department of Defense, US News, Health, Chickenpox, Medicine, Influenza, Infectious Diseases

Wed Jul 16, 2014


A Metagenomic Analysis of Pandemic Influenza A (2009 H1N1) Infection in Patients from North America

Although metagenomics has been previously employed for pathogen discovery, its cost and complexity have prevented its use as a practical front-line diagnostic for unknown infectious diseases.


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


Free winter flu vaccine programme extended

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has announced that the seasonal influenza immunisation programme will be extended to the end of August.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, Influenza

Crofs Blogs

US: Ebola and measles coming across the border with illegal immigrant children?

Via The Guardian : Illegals and gangsters and Ebola, oh my! 5 conservative immigration myths of the moment, made sane .


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

Silicon Alley Insider

Here Are 5 Times Infectious Diseases Escaped From Laboratory Containment

It's an ironic global security threat, but facilities meant to prevent and cure disease have sometimes inadvertently aided in its spread.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Report: Swine Flu, Pneumonia Among Illegals in Ventura

Officials at the Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme are working to contain the spread of swine flue and pneumonia among unaccompanied alien children brought there in recent days, according to a report in the Washington Free Beacon.


Related Topix: Health, Ventura, CA, Ventura County, CA, Port Hueneme, CA

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Walgreens offering seasonal flu shots

Walgreens announced it will begin offering seasonal flu shots on Sept. 1 at more than 7,000 points of care nationwide, including nearly all of its stores in 50 states and almost 350 in-store Take Care Clinics.


Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Medicine, Influenza, Opinion

The Nation

Free flu shots 3 million Thais this month

Health authorities are ready to deliver free flu shots to three million people at risk by the end of this month, after up to 41,000 people fell sick with the disease in the first half of this year.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Influenza