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Flu Cure Neutralizes Influenza A
2012-09-12 04:16:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One drug maker took to the stage on Monday in San Francisco to announce some very encouraging and positive results at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC). According to the results from preclinical studies, Visterra, Inc. may have found a viable preventative drug against Influenza. Called VIS410, this drug is an engineered human antibody which can be used to ward off Influenza...

Airports In Honolulu, LA, NY Could Influence Pandemic Spread
2012-07-24 06:20:18

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 2003 SARS outbreak. 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic. These are just a few of the public health crises that have arisen in the past decade. To better understand how new bacteria or viruses could spread around the world with the help of air travel, epidemiologists and scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) looked at how location can affect high infection rates....


Latest Influenza pandemic Reference Libraries

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2011-02-17 15:02:05

Influenza A virus causes influenza in birds and some mammals. It is a genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family of viruses. Although the virus is uncommon several strains have been isolated from wild birds. Some can cause severe disease in domestic poultry and sometimes in humans. They are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses. Each subtype has mutated into a variety of strains with different pathogenic profiles. There is a vaccine for humans incase there is an avian influenza, or...

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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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