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2014-09-03 16:30:00

Help yourself and also a neighbor in need this flu season with new Unilever partnership PURCHASE, N.Y. & QUINCY, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help prepare you and your family for the upcoming flu season, flu vaccinations are now available at all Stop & Shop in-store pharmacies. No appointment is needed and vaccinations are provided any time the pharmacy is open by Stop & Shop's trusted in-store pharmacists. All Stop & Shop stores are also taking steps to...

2014-09-02 12:29:15

Don't wait for October when Back-to-School is best time for flu shots GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families. While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of...

2014-09-02 08:28:48

Redundant targets extend coverage to provide detection of seasonal and emerging novel viruses SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) announced today the release of Xpert(® )Flu/RSV XC, an on-demand molecular test for rapid, accurate and reliable determination of Flu A, Flu B, and differentiation of RSV infection. The test will be marketed as a CE-IVD product under the European Directive on In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices, bringing the total number of...

2014-09-02 08:28:32

BEIJING, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced that the Company's management will participate in the following investor conferences in September: -- Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference, to be held at the Grand Hyatt New York on September 9 and 10, 2014. -- Morgan Stanley Asia Pacific Healthcare Day, to be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 11,...

2014-09-02 04:21:31

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a multi-site contract research organization was just recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by INC 5000. Over the past few years, the company has undergone significant growth in four main areas: early phase clinical research, late phase global clinical development, anti-viral and vaccine development, and patient recruitment. Over the past 2 years, WCCT Global has successfully participated in...

2014-08-28 12:29:21

Vaccinations for flu, pneumonia and more available every day at CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic WOONSOCKET, R.I., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the increased risks that seniors have of developing health complications from the flu, pneumonia, shingles and other illnesses, CVS/pharmacy(®) and MinuteClinic(®) have declared September to be Senior Vaccination Month. Because people's immune systems weaken as they age, it is important that adults ages 65 years and older...

2014-08-27 08:26:54

BEIJING, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ:SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, today announced the results of the Company's 2014 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in Beijing, PRC. The required quorum, a majority of the common shares outstanding, was voted by proxy. The Company's shareholders approved the following proposals: -- The re-election of Weidong Yin, Yuk Lam Lo, Simon Anderson,...

2014-08-26 16:28:19

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Mers CoV Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Mers CoV virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 2012. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Mers CoV Blocker-Vaccine(TM) candidate,...

2014-08-26 16:28:01

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Influenza H1N1 Blocker-Vaccine Candidate, Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Influenza H1N1 virus strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1918. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has permitted the formulation of a Synthetic Influenza H1N1...

2014-08-26 16:27:59

Latest Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Ebola Blocker-Vaccine Candidate, Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd. of Pubmed data of the gene structures of all Ebola strains has revealed extensive conservation and sharing of specific Replikin structures back to 1976. This conservation and sharing of specific Replikin gene structures has paved the way for the development of a synthetic Ebola Blocker-Vaccine((TM)) candidate,...


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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