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Feral Cats Urban Coyotes Turf Division
2013-11-13 15:42:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Chicago-based study has found feral cats and urban coyotes typically have separate ranges, with the cats sticking closer to residential areas and the coyotes preferring urban parks and green spaces. The study’s lead author Stan Gehrt, an associate professor of environment and natural resources at The Ohio State University, said feral cats probably avoid urban green spaces because of the urban coyote population. “(The...

2013-11-13 12:23:10

New, Educational Resource Provides Busy Parents with Tips to Help Keep Families Flu-Free as the 2013-2014 Flu Season Picks Up GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, MedImmune Specialty Care division of AstraZeneca (MedImmune Specialty Care) announced its partnership with Elizabeth Pantley, author of the best-selling No-Cry Solution parenting book series, to publish "A Parent's Guide to Flu Season." This guide aims to educate parents on the importance of flu...

Camel Owned By A MERS Patient Tests Positive For Coronavirus
2013-11-12 05:31:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Middle East respiratory coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which has sickened more than 150 people since first being detected in September 2012, has now been positively identified in the first camel, according to the BBC. The animal had been owned by a person previously diagnosed with the SARS-like virus. This confirmation follows an earlier study that linked camels to the virus. Researchers with the National Institute for Public Health...

2013-11-08 23:05:00

The global market for influenza vaccines, antivirals, and diagnostic products was valued at nearly $3.8 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $4 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, The Global Influenza Market from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

Two New Cases Of Bird Flu In China
2013-11-08 13:05:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this week, Chinese health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two new infections of H7N9 – a strain of the virus responsible for causing the bird flu. The Asian nation's Xinhua news agency reported on one of the cases Tuesday - that of a three-year-old boy living in south China's Guangdong Province. The boy tested positive for the virus by the provincial disease prevention and control center and is in...

2013-11-07 08:31:29

BEIJING, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading China-based vaccine manufacturer, announced today that it has been selected by the Jiangsu Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Jiangsu CDC) to supply the Company's inactivated hepatitis A vaccine, Healive, under the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) in 2014 to the pediatric population in Jiangsu Province. The total volume of the tender is up to 1.8 million doses. As one of the two selected...

2013-11-06 23:32:03

A study published in the October 28, 2013 Pediatrics Journal entitled, “Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2004–2012” found 11% of the deaths were made up of infants under 6 months considered too young for flu shots. Photo-oxidation protection provided by UV-Aid kills bacteria and viruses helping to prevent colds, flu, and infections. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A nearly decade long study documenting flu related fatalities in adolescents aged 18...

2013-11-06 12:29:04

New line features an updated equine influenza strain to provide most relevant respiratory protection to horses. ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI), introduces the new Vetera(®) XP line of vaccines, the only vaccine line that contains the most relevant strains of equine influenza virus (EIV) that affect horses today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/CG80722LOGO) By protecting horses against Richmond/07,...

2013-11-05 23:18:43

A study published in the October 28, 2013 Pediatrics Journal entitled, “Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2004–2012” found 11% of the deaths were made up of infants under 6 months considered too young for flu shots. Photo-oxidation protection provided by UV-Aid kills bacteria and viruses helping to prevent colds, flu, and infections. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A nearly decade long study documenting flu related fatalities in adolescents aged 18...

2013-11-04 08:25:43

BEIJING, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013, after market closes on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 EST. The Company will host a conference call prior to the market opening on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. EST (November 13, 2013 at 9:00 p.m. China Standard Time) to review...


Latest Animal virology Reference Libraries

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

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...

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2011-02-23 21:21:50

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...

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2011-02-23 20:52:43

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...

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2011-02-23 20:38:02

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...

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2011-02-23 17:56:27

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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