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2013-11-12 10:40:36

Competing interests should be declared -- and reported -- to maintain credibility of public health, say researchers Academics with links to the pharmaceutical industry were more likely to talk up the risks of the 2009-10 swine flu pandemic in the media and promote the use of drugs than those without these ties, finds research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. During the 2009-2010 swine flu pandemic, the UK spent an estimated £1 billion on...

2013-11-11 12:21:55

Germ experts at Coverall share tips on staying healthy during flu season DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Germ removal experts at Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System(®), a leading franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, have developed helpful tips to keep office environments healthy and help eliminate germ "hot spots" during cold and flu season. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131111/LA13829) In addition to getting a flu vaccine, it is important to...

2013-11-08 23:05:00

The global market for influenza vaccines, antivirals, and diagnostic products was valued at nearly $3.8 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $4 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to nearly $6 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, The Global Influenza Market from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the...

Two New Cases Of Bird Flu In China
2013-11-08 13:05:35

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this week, Chinese health officials notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of two new infections of H7N9 – a strain of the virus responsible for causing the bird flu. The Asian nation's Xinhua news agency reported on one of the cases Tuesday - that of a three-year-old boy living in south China's Guangdong Province. The boy tested positive for the virus by the provincial disease prevention and control center and is in...

2013-11-07 23:35:18

There is a newly updated article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com that introduces 16 home remedies for pneumonia. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 The article on the site Healthreviewcenter.com is divided into 3 sections. Within this writing, people will learn 16 home remedies for pneumonia that are proven to work. People who want to learn how to get rid of this condition without using harmful drugs, pills, or any other medical interference, should apply the tips and ingredients...

2013-11-07 23:01:12

Chappell Supply of Texas is helping to stop the spread of bacteria during flu season by distributing Sterile Doctor products. Saginaw, TX (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Chappell Supply of Texas is helping to stop the spread of bacteria this flu season by offering Sterile Doctor products. Sterile Doctor is ideal for preventing bacteria from infections and viruses. Chappell Supply of Texas is an exclusive Texas distributor for the Sterile Doctor products. During flu season, bacteria spread...

Public Healthcare Could Be Improved Through Better Testing
2013-11-07 09:40:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online There is an urgent need for easy-to-use diagnostic tests which can identify the pathogen responsible for causing an infection and provide results more quickly than existing methods, according to a new Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) report published Thursday. The report, “Better Tests, Better Care: Improved Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases,” appears in a special supplement to the journal Clinical Infectious...

2013-11-07 08:31:29

BEIJING, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading China-based vaccine manufacturer, announced today that it has been selected by the Jiangsu Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Jiangsu CDC) to supply the Company's inactivated hepatitis A vaccine, Healive, under the Expanded Program of Immunization (EPI) in 2014 to the pediatric population in Jiangsu Province. The total volume of the tender is up to 1.8 million doses. As one of the two selected...

2013-11-06 23:32:03

A study published in the October 28, 2013 Pediatrics Journal entitled, “Influenza-Associated Pediatric Deaths in the United States, 2004–2012” found 11% of the deaths were made up of infants under 6 months considered too young for flu shots. Photo-oxidation protection provided by UV-Aid kills bacteria and viruses helping to prevent colds, flu, and infections. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 A nearly decade long study documenting flu related fatalities in adolescents aged 18...

2013-11-06 23:00:38

Kirkman® offers a comprehensive set of immunity products to support overall health. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict that four strains of the flu virus will be sweeping across the nation during the 2013-2014 flu season. With the number of people experiencing flu-like symptoms increasing daily it is important to take steps to combat the illness. Kirkman® offers a wide range of immune support products that give the...


Latest Influenza Reference Libraries

Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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2011-04-15 13:07:05

Chlamydophila psittaci is a lethal intracellular bacterial species that causes endemic avian chlamydiosis, epizootic outbreaks in mammals, and respiratory psittacosis in humans. It can be transmitted through inhalation, contact, or ingestions among birds and mammals. It generally starts with flu-like symptoms and becomes a life-threatening pneumonia. Many stay dormant until activated by stress. Birds are great vectors of the disease since they are highly mobile and feed on infected animals....

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2011-02-25 18:53:25

West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-02-17 17:11:15

Monkeypox virus causes monkeypox in both humans and animals. It was first found in 1958 in macaque monkeys that were being used as laboratory animals. The monkeys are often used for neurological experiments. The virus is typically found in rainforest regions of central and West Africa. It was first discovered in 1970 in humans and from 1970 to 1986 there were over 400 cases reported in humans. The main infection route was through contact with infected animals and their bodily fluids. The...

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