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CDC Urges Vaccination, Treatment ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe.
Redundant targets extend coverage for detection of seasonal and emerging novel viruses SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov.
Gene Replikin Count Shown to Increase 1-2 Years in Advance of Outbreaks of Influenza (H1N1, H5N1, H7N9, and H3N2), SARS, Mers-CoV, Foot and Mouth Disease, Hand Foot and Mouth Disease, Ebola, Dengue
HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Health Physician General Dr.
Survey results demonstrate education and action are critical to help prevent the spread of this potentially deadly infectious disease ARLINGTON, Va., Nov.
Cases of bird flu were confirmed at a UK duck breeding farm and a chicken farm in the Netherlands over the weekend, though public health officials are assuring people that the disease poses little risk to humans.
- Conference call scheduled for Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. ET - BEIJING, Nov. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Nov.
Along with the pressures of habitat loss, poaching and depletion of prey species, a new threat to tiger populations in the wild has surfaced in the form of disease, specifically, canine distemper virus (CDV).
BEIJING, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus is a mosquito-borne viral pathogen that causes Venezuelan equine encephalitis or encephalomyelitis (VEE). It can affect all equine species, such as horses, donkeys, and zebras. Equines may suddenly die or show progressive central nervous system disorders after infection. It is contractible by humans and will usually experience flu-like symptoms when infected. People with a weak immune system can become seriously ill or die. It is transmitted primarily...
The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...
Rinderpest (also cattle plague) is an infectious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and some species of wildlife. It is characterized by fever, oral erosions, diarrhea, lymphoid necrosis, and high mortality. The last confirmed case was in 2001. In 2011 it should be announced that a global eradication of rinderpest was complete. The term comes from the German language meaning cattle-plague. The rinderpest virus is closely related to measles and canine distemper viruses. It is a...
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes respiratory tract infections and is a major cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospital visits during infancy and childhood. For premature infants and infants with congenital heart disease there is a prophylactic medication. During winter months in temperate climates there is an annual epidemic. Infection in tropical climates is most common during the rainy season. 60% of infants, in the United States, are infected during their first...
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