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  1. Dutch to destroy 8,000 ducks to prevent bird flu outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading poultry and egg exporter. A government statement said ducks were being culled in the central town of Barneveld as a precaution because authorities want to eliminate all risks after the H5N8 virus spread to three out of 12 provinces since last Sunday.

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  2. Dutch Heath Authorities To Kill 8,000 Ducks To Prevent Bird FluRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Switched

    Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading poultry and egg exporter. A government statement said ducks were being culled in the central town of Barneveld as a precaution because authorities want to eliminate all risks after the H5N8 virus spread to three out of 12 provinces since last Sunday.

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  3. Dutch to destroy 8,000 ducks to prevent bird flu outbreakRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Reuters

    Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading poultry and egg exporter. A government statement said ducks were being culled in the central town of Barneveld as a precaution because authorities want to eliminate all risks after the H5N8 virus spread to three out of 12 provinces since last Sunday.

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  4. Epidemic spreading and neurodegenerative progressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Science Daily

    Researchers have used a model inspired by patterns of epidemic disease spreading to map how misfolded proteins propagate within the brain. The human brain's structural connectome modulates the propagation of toxic Amyloid-beta proteins, from non-binding to advanced deposition patterns associated with healthy and diseased brain states respectively.

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  5. Viruses' Advantage of Surprise is LostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | PR Newswire

    Gene Replikin Count Shown to Increase 1-2 Years in Advance of Outbreaks of Influenza , SARS, Mers-CoV, Foot and Mouth Disease, Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, Ebola, Dengue Fever and Chikungunya /PRNewswire/ -- The element of surprise has been a major advantage of viruses in emerging diseases, i.e., they strike without warning. Until now, epidemiologists had nothing to measure that might provide advance warning of a viral outbreak, resulting in suboptimal responses to both the H1N1 pandemic of 2009 and to Ebola currently.

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  6. Intensive Dutch animal farms seen vulnerable to diseaseRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    Agriculture has helped make the Netherlands rich, but experts warn that the density of farms and the increasing number of animals in one of the most intensive agricultural sectors in the world make it vulnerable to diseases. The discovery last Sunday of a highly infectious strain of bird flu at a Dutch farm forced officials to impose a three-day lockdown on the transport of all poultry and related products.

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  7. Technology against a flu outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Science Daily

    Contrary to what one might think, influenza epidemics are a natural occurrence, as they are produced by the constant mutation of the viruses leading to the appearance of new subtypes formed from recombination of whole areas of genes. Scientists have now designed a platform that assesses the knowledge that people have about the disease and provides the necessary tools to prevent contagion.

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  8. Get out your hankies to fight flu bugRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Oxford Mail

    Has your house been infiltrated by the sneezes, coughs, shivers and fevers? It is that time of year again where we all brace ourselves for the coming of the flu. It isn't bad enough to get you a day off, just makes you feel a bit miserable and snotty.

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  9. WCCT Global Announced as Finalist for Contract Research Organization of 2014Read the original story

    Friday | Freshnews

    WCCT Global , a full service CRO head quartered in Southern California announced today that they have been added to the SCRIPT shortlist for possible award of Best Contract Research Organization of 2014 . This is a tremendous accomplishment because only 4 finalists were chosen.

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  10. Editorial: Preparedness pays off in the long runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Reporter

    Hospitals and emergency responders holding a training drill may seem routine, but the drill that took place in Solano County on Thursday was designed to be anything but routine. The countywide drill involved local hospitals, emergency responders and Solano County Health and Social Services' Emergency Services Bureau and focused on a communicable disease scenario.

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  11. Five ways Big Pharma and Biotech are engineering diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsTarget.com

    The "War" on Drugs: First off, there never really was or is a war on drugs. Politicians only care about loss of revenue when it comes to drugs and drug dealers, because they don't pay taxes.

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  12. ConstanceWEIGHING in on FatRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2010 | American Reporter

    One of my responsibilities as regional director is to make sure that taxpayer money is used responsibly. This week, we put a number to our collective good use of federal dollars: The Census Bureau will return not less than $1.6 billion of our budgeted funds for 2010.

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  13. EMA: New pathways and Ebola vaccines can help expedite approvalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    The EMA is "caught between a rock and a hard place" in expediting drug development, but an agency Executive says change can come through its new adaptive licensing pathway. In March this year the European Medicines Agency invited companies to participate in a pilot project on a new adaptive approval approach aimed to speed up the licensing times of certain drugs and improve patient access.

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  14. McHenry County Health Department offering flu vaccine in Wonder LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Northwest Herald

    WONDER LAKE – McHenry County Department of Health will host a flu clinic on from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce, 7602 Hancock Drive. Staff will administer the trivalent flu vaccine, which will protect residents against three strains of the flu – two A's and influenza B. Appointments for adults and children 9 years and older can be made at 815-334-4510 or online at www.mcdh.info .

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  15. Home Flu Test Kit Available SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | International Business Times

    People can do medical tests at home or anywhere else by using their biofluid sample on this health tracker. It can be used to monitor five lifestyle indicators: fertility, vitamin D, testosterone levels, inflammation and influenza.

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  16. NanoViricides Says Injectable FluCidea Selected in Top Ten Project to ...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | Information Technology

    NanoViricides, Inc. , announced today that its "Injectable FluCide" drug candidate for severe influenza has been chosen as one of thei 1 2"Top Ten Infectious Diseases Projects to Watch" by a panel of industry experts assembled by and the publishers of In Vivo, Startup and The Pink Sheet.

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  17. DARPA's Synthetic Biology Work Targets Diseases, New MaterialsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Soldiers, military scientists and Defense Department civilians are on the ground in West Africa to help stop history's largest Ebola outbreak, and now innovators at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are turning their job of changing what's possible to the fight against infectious diseases. During an interview at the Defense One Summit here yesterday, DARPA Director Dr. Arati Prabhakar spoke with Defense One technology editor Patrick Tucker about the potential of synthetic biology to contribute to national security.

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  18. Watch out, ita s influenza seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Alaska Star

    Barb Pennington checks Tanner Sticka's temperature in her school nurse office at Gruening Middle School. Sticka, a seventh grade student, was out sick from school for three days due to influenza.

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  19. With Ebola, the most important step is prevention: senior doctorRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Newkerala.com

    Sir Ganga Ram Hospital emeritus consultant in medicine Dr. SP Byotra on Wednesday stated that as far as the Ebola virus is concerned, the most important step is the prevention of its spread. Dr Byotra's remarks came in light of the quarantine of an Indian national suspected to be carrying the virus.

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  20. Free flu shots this weekend in Downtown Brooklyn, Cobble HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Borough President Eric Adams says it's time to get your flu shot - and you can get it for free at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Friday, November 21 from 11 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in the community room, while supplies last. The shots are offered in partnership with Walgreens.

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