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  1. I had My Shots, but Now I Guess I have to Depend on the Vitamin D:...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

    I HAD MY SHOTS, BUT NOW I GUESS I HAVE TO DEPEND ON THE VITAMIN D: Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S. "Health experts say part of the problem is that this year's vaccine doesn't provide protection for H3N2, the strain of the influenza that's currently making the rounds.

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  2. Iowa flu hospitalization doubles in recent weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KCRG

    Diana Cira, a registered nurse, fills one of several syringes with the H1N1 vaccine to be administered to those who came for a free flu shot clinic hosted by St. Luke's in Cedar Rapids on Monday, December 28, 2009. Employees from St. Luke's Hospital administered both the flu mist and flu shots in a walk-in clinic which was open to all ages.

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  3. WebMD's Top Stories of 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Dec. 16, 2014 -- 2014 brought us the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, legal marijuana in two states, and the first view of people actually getting covered by the Affordable Care Act . But in the age of social media, there are a lot of ways to define the "most popular" stories of the year -- most searched, most read, most shared, most retweeted.

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  4. Flu season concerns over mutated H3N2 virus and flu shot effectivenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials believe H3N2 will be the most common flu bug this winter. A recent CDC Health Advisory notes that decreased vaccine effectiveness has been observed due to mutated H3N2 viruses.

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  5. Market MoverINSIDE the Health Care NightmareRead the original story

    Saturday | American Reporter

    One of the joys of Hallowe'en is to dress in scary costumes and pretend to frighten others, who pretend to be frightened. But with less than two weeks until an evening of trick-or-treating, it's possible there won't be anything scarier than what's already happened in the country.

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  6. Spy drones expose factory farming's disgusting environmental...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsTarget.com

    We've known the horrific conditions animals endure when raised in factory farms. One could only hope we have all seen some footage that shows chickens, cows, or pigs crammed into tiny spaces so filled that the animals cannot turn around or lay down.

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  7. Inferring Epidemiological Dynamics with Bayesian Coalescent...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Genetics current issue

    Estimation of epidemiological and population parameters from molecular sequence data has become central to the understanding of infectious disease dynamics. Various models have been proposed to infer details of the dynamics that describe epidemic progression.

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  8. H1N1 drug shortage feared, one more tests +veRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Times of India

    With 14 deaths in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, authorities in Hyderabad have sounded an alert and thousands of prophylactic tablets have been consumed by health workers in hospitals. HYDERABAD: A Kukatpally resident tested positive for swine flu on Friday even as a mad scramble ensued among the city health workers to get anti-viral drugs.

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  9. Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S. Flu season is picking up steam just in time to ruin a lot of people's holidays. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/16AJ1fk Flu season is picking up steam just in time to ruin a lot of people's holidays.

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  10. Flu makes way through countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Grayson News Gazette

    With the holiday season in full swing, the environment in Grayson County has become ideal for the sharing of the flu virus, which has made its way through the county in recent weeks. For the period of Dec. 1 through 16, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center had roughly 460 flu tests with over 100 of those coming back positive - a positive rate of 20 percent, according to TLRMC Director of Quality Michele Vincent.

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  11. Oseltamivir-Resistant Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Viruses, United States, 2013 - "14Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Margaret Okomo-Adhiambo, Alicia M. Fry, Su Su, Ha T. Nguyen, Anwar Abd Elal, Elizabeth Negron, Julie Hand, Rebecca J. Garten, John Barnes, Xu Xiyan, Julie M. Villanueva, Larisa V. Gubareva Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA We report characteristics of oseltamivir-resistant influenza A pdm09 viruses and patients infected with these viruses in the United States. During 2013-14, fifty-nine of 4,968 analyzed US influenza A pdm09 viruses had the H275Y oseltamivir resistance-conferring neuraminidase substitution.

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  12. Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Identifying Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus in Clinical SamplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Yu Chen 1 , Dayan Wang 1 , Shufa Zheng, Yuelong Shu, Wenxiang Chen, Dawei Cui, Jinming Li, Hongjie Yu, Yu Wang, Lanjuan Li 2 , and Hong Shang 2 National Institute for Viral Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China To determine sensitivity of rapid diagnostic tests for detecting influenza A virus, we compared rapid tests with PCR results and tested different types of clinical samples. Usefulness of seasonal influenza rapid tests for A virus infections is limited because of their low sensitivity for detecting virus in upper respiratory tract specimens.

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  13. Global Influenza Market 2014-2018 - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | PR-inside.com

    These viruses infect the nose, throat, and lungs causing mild to severe illness. The disease can be fatal in some cases.

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  14. Influenza Activity - United States, September 28-December 6, 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    CDC collects, compiles, and analyzes data on influenza activity year-round in the United States . The influenza season generally begins in the fall and continues through the winter and spring months; however, the timing and severity of circulating influenza viruses can vary by geographic location and season.

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  15. Notifiable Diseases and Mortality TablesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Table I Summary of provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, cumulative, week ending December 13, 2014 Figure I Selected notifiable disease reports, United States, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending December 13, 2014, with historical data Table II Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ending December 13, 2014 and December 14, 2013 TABLE I. Provisional cases of infrequently reported notifiable diseases and/or the original MMWR paper copy for printable versions of official text, figures, and tables. An original paper copy of this issue can be obtained from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office , Washington, DC 20402-9371; telephone: 512-1800.

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  16. Report: Ohio among worst-prepared states for handling infectious diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Ohio is among the worst-prepared states for tackling infectious diseases ranging from flu to Ebola, according to a national report released this morning. Two nonprofit groups - Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - judged states' abilities to prevent, detect and respond to outbreaks based on 10 measures.

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  17. Third patient succumbs to swine flu in Hyderabad; Telangana toll up to 8Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Hyderabad: One more person has succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease this year in Telangana to eight. Two persons infected with the H1N1 virus died late on Tuesday while the third patient passed away yesterday, said Dr K Subhakar, the nodal officer for swine flu and other infectious diseases.

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  18. First PersonMY Battle with TechnologyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | American Reporter

    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. Residents can go anywhere in Ziketan within the quarantined area, but the roads in and out are blocked and no one can leave, the New York Times reported today .

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  19. My HorizonsHEALTH Insurers are Failing 2 Million Children of Our MilitaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | American Reporter

    About 2,100 persons have died. As much as one-fourth of America's workforce an 2 billion of the world's population may be infected by the new swine flu when it peaks in Winter, according to studies conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, respectively.

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  20. 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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