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Recently, there has been a raging debate about childhood vaccinations in the US. A new study is providing more ammunition for the pro-vaccination stance.
In an effort to ensure that more people are healthy during the winter season, a company with one of the nation’s leading medical care teams, has made the flu vaccine available. Fairfax,
- The first and only four-strain influenza vaccine option administered intradermally - SWIFTWATER, Pa., Dec.
Flu activity in the United States indicates that the current flu vaccine is only 48% effective this year. Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) December 10, 2014
Natural pine bark extract found to help relieve sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, cough, temperature and headache HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec.
Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
CYPRESS, Calif. and MADISON, N.J., Dec.
Every year, a great deal of innocent men, women and children die from influenza and its complications. (PRWEB) December 06, 2014 Mediaplanet today announces
Gasteyer puts the spotlight on family gatherings, revealing secrets for helping prevent cold and flu for joyful holiday celebrations PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec.
CDC Urges Vaccination, Treatment ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe.
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...
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....
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...
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...
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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