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2009-09-18 06:15:00

Kids are now jumping in front of seniors for the swine flu vaccine, since the elderly appear to have a greater immunity to the virus.

2009-09-17 16:56:47

The United States is prepared to make 10 percent of its H1N1 vaccine supply available to other countries, an announcement by the White House said Thursday.

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2009-09-15 09:34:00

Nearly 50 percent of U.S.

2009-09-11 09:54:23

Personal view: Should I have an H1N1 flu vaccination after Guillain-Barré syndrome?

2009-09-09 07:30:00

BERWYN, Pa., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encorium Group, Inc.

2009-09-03 10:13:02

Results from the first swine-flu vaccine trials taking place in Leicester reveal a strong immune response after just one dose.

2009-08-23 07:48:52

Officials are predicting a shortage of H1N1 vaccine in mid-October when a new wave of swine flu infections could be peaking in the United States. Just a third of the vaccine needed is likely to be ready by then as government health officials mobilize to vaccinate at least half of the country's population, The Washington Post reported Sunday. This is potentially the largest mass vaccination program in human history, said Howard Markel, a medical history expert at the University of Michigan who...

2009-08-19 10:18:48

The U.S. subsidiary of a British drug company is signing up volunteers for clinical trials of its swine flu vaccine, the company says. MedImmune plans to run two U.S.

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2009-08-18 12:34:44

A federal official said on Monday that the US would not have nearly as much swine flu vaccines ready by mid-October as predicted.

2009-08-18 11:30:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint Commission Resources (JCR) today announced the results of the first-ever Flu Vaccination Challenge, a program launched just prior to the 2008/2009 flu season to help increase flu vaccination among health care workers.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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