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2009-08-05 13:27:00

Similarities Between 2 Pandemics Can Aid in Preparedness and Response BALTIMORE, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. prepares for a resurgence of H1N1 influenza this fall, much can be learned from looking at a previous pandemic that had similar patterns.

2009-05-03 15:12:00

Smithfield, Va., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE: SFD) today reaffirmed that there is no evidence of the presence of A(H1N1) influenza in any of the company's swine herds or in its employees at any of its worldwide operations, including those in the United States.

2009-04-29 10:39:50

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2009-03-31 14:30:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the nation's leading independent research institutes is expanding in Kansas as the region's scientific assets align to support the critical mission of protecting the American food supply and to develop urgently needed bioenergy solutions. Officials at Midwest Research Institute (MRI) announced today that they are expanding MRI's existing operations by establishing a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute that will be named...

2009-03-18 09:42:00

WASHINGTON, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David P.

2009-01-26 22:16:31

An overwhelming majority of postal workers elected not to be vaccinated when anthrax was sent through the U.S.

2009-01-22 14:28:24

When anthrax was sent through the US Postal Service in 2001, an overwhelming majority of postal workers elected not to be inoculated with the available vaccine because of confusion and distrust, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study.

2009-01-07 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ryan Burnette, Director of Alliance Biosciences will lead a trade mission to Singapore January 19, 2009 through January 23, 2009. Dr.

2008-11-13 03:00:16

A U.S. expert on bioethics says the question of who is 'essential' during a flu pandemic must be considered by emergency planners.

2008-10-12 09:15:00

Calling it the "nuttiest thing" he’d ever heard, Defense Secretary Robert Gates laughed off claims by Indonesia’s health minister that shipments of bird flu virus to a US research laboratory had been halted for fear Washington might use them to make biological weapons.

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