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2006-07-26 04:20:00

A bird flu vaccine for humans that uses only a very low dose of active ingredient has proved effective in clinical tests and could be mass produced in 2007, its maker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Wednesday.

2006-07-26 02:45:00

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - A bird flu vaccine for humans that uses only a very low dose of active ingredient has proved effective in clinical tests and could be available in 2007, its maker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Wednesday.

2006-07-26 02:50:00

By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - A bird flu vaccine for humans that uses only a very low dose of active ingredient has proved effective in clinical tests and could be available in 2007, its maker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Wednesday.

2006-07-21 17:04:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Agriculture Department's failure to develop a "comprehensive" program to monitor for bird flu could leave the country unprepared if an outbreak happens, a bipartisan group of senators said on Friday.

2006-07-11 16:49:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Health and Human Services Department released another $225 million to states and cities on Tuesday to use in preparing for a pandemic of bird flu or other disease.

2006-07-11 15:25:00

The U.S. Health and Human Services Department released another $225 million to states and cities on Tuesday to use in preparing for a pandemic of bird flu or other disease.

2006-06-30 13:06:32

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The risk of bird flu mutating into a form more easily spread between people is still high and there could be an increase in human infections at the end of the year, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Friday.

2006-06-21 13:29:33

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent W

2006-06-20 14:55:00

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on Tuesday, it has only negative results for all bird flu samples taken from a backyard flock in Eastern Canada.

2006-06-15 04:45:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lab-engineered bird flu vaccine protected ferrets against several strains of H5N1 avian influenza, offering the possibility of making a vaccine ahead of any pandemic, U.S.-based scientists said on Wednesday.


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