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When it comes to HIV, geography can be destiny.
Tamiflu is widely used to help patients relieve symptoms of influenza. While the drug – generically known as oseltamivir – can shorten symptoms by about half a day, there is no good evidence to support claims that it reduces admissions to the ER or complications of influenza.
Northern sea otters living off the coast of Washington state were infected with the same H1N1 flu virus that caused the world-wide pandemic in 2009
Advocates for Youth Supports Young People Across the Country Who are Transforming the Way the World Sees HIV & AIDS on National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day Washington,
NES ZIONA, Israel, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TASE: BNDX), developer of a universal flu vaccine, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved
GENEVA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Access to dolutegravir could improve millions of lives in developing
- Timely collaborations underscore ViiV Healthcare's commitment to increase access to life-saving HIV medicines for children and adults in the developing world LONDON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/
A forensic analysis of teeth taken from 660-year-old skeletons recently dug up during London’s Crossrail project excavations reveal that the corpses were the victims from the great Black Death pandemic of the 14th century.
ATLANTA, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Getting a flu vaccine reduces a child's risk of flu-related intensive care hospitalization by 74 percent, according to a CDC study published
Tamiflu treatments have been somewhat controversial over the past few years, with some evidence showing viruses gaining resistance to the drug and others questioning the effectiveness of the antiviral medication.
Vibrio cholerae is a gram negative comma-shaped bacterium with a polar flagellum that causes cholera in humans. V. cholerae belongs to the gamma subdivision of the Proteobacteria. Classical and El Tor are the two types of V. Cholerae identified by hemaggluttination testing. El Tor is found throughout the world, while the classical biotype is found only in Bangladesh. It was first isolated as the cause of cholera by Italian anatomist Filippo Pacini in 1854; however, this discovery was not...
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