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2013-06-07 13:09:12

A 4-year analysis finds 99 percent get vaccinated; very few employees choose to terminate Mandatory influenza (flu) vaccination, as a condition of employment, did not lead to excessive voluntary termination, according to a four-year analysis of vaccination rates at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, IL. Flu infections result in approximately 150,000 hospital admissions and 24,000 deaths annually. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all...

2013-06-06 23:41:19

Physician offices that have created successful adult vaccine programs all share a common practice of integrating the vaccination program into the daily workflow of their practices. Coral Gables FL (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 TransactRx the nation´s leading Medicare Part D Vaccine Physician Billing System announced today that it has released Part 5 — “Integrating and Adult Vaccination Program into Your Practice” of its 5-part education series tiled “Running a...

2013-06-06 23:36:47

Exploring the Latest Innovations in Animal Vaccinations Columbia, MO (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 IMMVAC, INC. announced today they will be featured in an upcoming episode of American Farmer airing later this year on RFD-TV. IMMVAC INC., manufactures vaccines and serums to aid in the prevention and treatment of virtually all Gram-negative bacterial diseases of production and companion animals. In this episode, American Farmer will explore IMMVAC's vaccines and serums, which aid in the prevention...

2013-06-06 23:21:35

In its survey for the month of June, polyDNA found that many people had questions and were confused about what it means to be ℠cured´ of a herpes or HPV infection. polyDNA answered these questions in a new section on its website. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 polyDNA´s monthly survey, taken during June 2013, showed that many people are confused about the meaning of the term ℠cure´ as in ℠herpes cure´ or ℠HPV cure´. Because of this...

2013-05-29 23:28:34

In this week´s blog post TransactRx continues to dispel the misinformation in the marketplace that physician practices cannot be reimbursed for administering vaccines to Medicare Part D patients. Coral Gables FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 TransactRx the nation´s leading Medicare Part D Vaccine Physician Billing System announced today that it has released Part 4 — Physician Office Medicare Part D Reimbursement for Vaccines of its 5-part education series titled “Running a...

2013-05-29 09:36:55

Recent reduction in the use of antibiotic growth promoters in animal feeds has resulted in a dramatic increase in the severe poultry disease - necrotic enteritis. New research suggests that the disease, which is costing the worldwide poultry industry an estimated £600 million a year, could be prevented by immunization with a vaccine that is being developed at the University of Exeter. Professor Richard Titball of the University of Exeter said: "Necrotic enteritis is a major concern...

2013-05-27 10:52:06

Researchers believe they have discovered a method to help make an HIV vaccine effective prior to, and perhaps after, infection A new discovery at Oregon Health & Science University highlights an ingenious method to ensure the body effectively reacts when infected with the highly evasive HIV virus that causes AIDS. The same team of researchers has been utilizing this unique approach to develop its own HIV vaccine candidate, which has so far shown promising results in animal studies....


Latest Vaccine Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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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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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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