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2013-10-24 23:25:32

If you have done everything you can to avoid the flu, but still it has caught up with you, Boys Town pediatricians offer some home remedies. Boys Town, NE (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Influenza, also known as the flu, is one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season. A viral infection of the respiratory tract, including the nose, throat, trachea, and bronchi, the flu affects nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population each year. Symptoms of the flu vary from child to child and may...

2013-10-21 12:27:44

Bioradar UK Ltd. Cautions Against Relaxing Public Health Measures Given Four-Month Lag in Available Data, Lessons from SARS LILLE, France, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioradar UK Ltd. announced today at the Vaccine Congress Europe in Lille that quantitative real-time Replikins Analysis of the virus genome of lethal Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) shows that the percent of the virus' genomic Replikins Counts greater than 4.0 per 100 amino acids has dropped...

2013-10-21 08:27:52

Comprehensive Cold, Flu and Cough Health Center Offers Resources to Aid in Prevention and Care NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced the availability of the WebMD Cold and Flu Symptoms Across the Nation map and companion health center to help consumers stay ahead of cold and flu symptoms this season. WebMD's Cold and Flu map uses a combination of geo-location data and information compiled from over...

China Reports New H7N9 Case, US Vaccine Trial May Have An Answer
2013-10-18 06:43:18

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China’s National Health and Family Planning Center (NHFPC) has notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of a new laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza A. This is the first new case to be identified since August 11, 2013. The patient is a 35-year-old man from Zhejiang Province who was admitted to a hospital on October 8 and is in critical condition. The man, with the surname Liu, tested...

2013-10-17 23:29:56

Says TANCS®-Equipped Tekno 2350 Steam Vapor System is Scientifically Proven to Wipe Out Canine Parvovirus Disease Vernon Hills, IL (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 LadybugSteamCleaners.com, a Chicago-area company that markets Ladybug vapor steam cleaners online to consumers and businesses across the globe, and to walk-in customers who visit their Vernon Hills showroom, today announced that it intends to actively market the Ladybug Tekno 2350 steam cleaner to canine rescue shelters....

2013-10-17 10:43:20

New research from the Monell Chemical Senses Center and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reveals how diseases can modify animal odors in subtle ways. In a recent study published in the public access journal PLOS ONE, scientists examined how infection with avian influenza (AIV) alters fecal odors in mallards. Using both behavioral and chemical methods, the findings reveal that AIV can be detected based on odor changes in infected birds. "The fact that a distinctive fecal odor is...

2013-10-16 08:28:03

Survey finds 11 million vacations impacted and 91 million school days missed during last flu season, triple the number during typical season DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012-13 flu season was one of the most severe in the U.S. in more than a decade and according to a new study, had two to three times the impact over a more typical flu season on the workplace, school, family and other segments of people's everyday lives. A new report from Walgreens (NYSE:WAG)...

2013-10-14 12:24:45

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With flu season upon us, there are several simple actions Ohioans can take to avoid influenza and keep families healthy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130927/CL88116LOGO ) "One of the best methods of influenza protection for almost every family member is to get a flu shot as soon as possible," Ronald Charles, M.D., vice president of medical affairs, Buckeye Community Health Plan, said. Dr. Charles recommends that every family member...

2013-10-10 23:29:45

Sterlitech Corporation Announces the Release of Nobuto Blood Filter Strips (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Nobuto Blood Filter Strips are the latest addition to Sterlitech’s growing line of microbiology and life science products. Made from high-purity cellulose fibers, which gives them a structure ideal for uniform sampling, each strip holds approximately 0.1 mL of blood or 0.04 mL of serum. Once the blood strip has dried, researchers can analyze, store, or mail the samples without...

2013-10-09 23:25:00

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds latest report on “Research Report On China Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) Vaccine Industry, 2013-2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Foot-and-mouth disease is prevalent in many countries. Since 1980s, animal husbandry has been developing rapidly in China. Because the breeding methods of Chinese farmers are rather laggard, the prevention and control system of animal epidemic diseases is not complete and FMD is popular in the...


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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