Latest influenza A Stories

2008-08-13 09:01:15

MDRNA, Inc. (Nasdaq: MRNA) announced today positive in vivo efficacy data on its proprietary RNAi-based therapeutic for the treatment of multiple strains of influenza A virus in animal models.

2008-04-16 13:35:00

Each winter, strains of influenza A virus infect North Americans, causing an average of 36,000 deaths. Now, researchers say the virus comes from a viral reservoir somewhere in the tropics, settling a key debate on the source of each season's infection.

2008-03-04 12:15:00

The exchange of genetic material between two closely related strains of the influenza A virus may have caused the 1947 and 1951 human flu epidemics, according to biologists.

2005-11-07 16:30:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - During outbreaks of influenza A, treating children with the antiviral drug amantadine is likely to be a cost-effective measure if treatment begins within 48 hours of symptom onset, especially if it allows quicker return to school and parents' return to work, investigators report.

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