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New Analysis Of The H1N1 Pandemic Conflicts With Accepted Views On How The Disease Spread
2014-07-02 03:52:56

New analysis of the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and that its spread was likely accelerated by school-age children.

2014-06-30 11:45:29

HIV and its transmission has long been associated with injecting drug use, where hypodermic syringes are used to administer illicit drugs.

2014-06-25 08:29:39

BEIJING, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

egyptian plague burial site
2014-06-18 05:03:21

A team of Italian archaeologists has uncovered the remains of ancient plague victims at an ancient burial plot in what is now Luxor, Egypt, according to research appearing in the latest edition of the Egypt Exploration Society journal Egyptian Archaeology.

2014-06-16 16:25:10

AMES, Iowa, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ames, Iowa-based vaccine producer, Harrisvaccines, today announced it has been granted United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) conditional licensure

2014-06-09 23:06:34

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research report on "Global Influenza [Flu] Vaccine Market Trends and Opportunities 2014-19" Market Analysis and Overview.

Cholera In Sudan, Ebola Threat In Sierra Leone, MERS Invades Algeria
2014-06-03 08:22:51

The Ministry of Health of South Sudan declared a cholera outbreak in Juba on May 15, 2014 after four cases were laboratory confirmed following tests conducted by the African Medical Research Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya.

2014-05-21 10:33:18

Experiments creating dangerous flu strains that are transmissible between mammals pose too great a risk to human life from potential release.

2014-05-20 12:33:52

OTTAWA, May 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The United States, Canada and Mexico have adopted a set of principles and guidelines on how the three countries' governments will share in advance public information

2014-05-19 08:28:40

Global Target Established: Replikins Identical in Humans and Camels; Anti-Mers-CoV Replikins Vaccine(TM) Available and Testing Has Started LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In


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2011-04-28 15:06:23

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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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.