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TONBRIDGE, England, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacists have branded government swine flu vaccination plans "unacceptable," Chemist+Druggist has revealed.
US regulators are sending a message to employers this fall: discourage employees with flu-like symptoms from coming into work and vaccinate those who are at higher risk of infection.
So far, northern hemisphere countries have ordered more than one billion doses of swine flu vaccine, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases (HTDS.PK) www.htdsmedical.com Mellow Hope, an operating subsidiary of HTDS, is pleased to report that its clinical trial is currently being processed.
On Monday, the US, Mexico and Canada agreed to take a new vigilance against an expected resurgence of the H1N1 swine flu virus in coming months.
The United States and other Northern Hemisphere countries are racing to get ready for a second wave of H1N1 flu virus that could be weeks away, officials said. The pandemic that has spread in the Southern Hemisphere, which is currently in mid-winter, has struck especially harshly in the poorest parts of the world, international health officials told The Washington Post. A second wave of the first influenza pandemic in 41 years could reach the Northern Hemisphere within weeks, U.S.
Children who have parental approval will be vaccinated for swine flu at their schools, U.S.
If H1N1 flu returns in the fall, schools are being directed to isolate ill children, but to remain open, several U.S. government agencies advised Friday.
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.
According to health authorities, thousands of people are under quarantine in a Tibetan town in northwest China after two men died of pneumonic plague and 11 others were confirmed to be infected.
Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), caused by the dengue virus, is among the spectrum of acute febrile tropical disease and is transmitted by mosquitoes. Occurring mainly in the tropics it can be life threatening and is caused by four closely related virus stereotypes of the genus Flavivirus. It was identified and named in 1779. It has a nickname of "breakbone fever" due to it causing sever generalized bodyache. It tends to be more prevalent in the urban districts of its range...
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