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The flu costs the United States more than $87 billion annually and is responsible for the loss of 17 million workdays and substantial classroom time. Dr.
Three years after CDC recommendations, vaccination rates still low; AADE encourages members to focus more on helping to prevent hepatitis B PHILADELPHIA and CHICAGO, Nov.
Northwestern Medicine tackles common flu and flu shot myths CHICAGO, Nov.
BEIJING, Nov. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
- Includes New Data Showing Fluzone High-Dose Vaccine More Efficacious Than Standard-Dose Fluzone Vaccine - SWIFTWATER, Pa., Nov.
- Funding to support GMP manufacture of VesiculoVax(TM)-vectored vaccines for Zaire-Ebola virus, Sudan-Ebola virus, and Angola-Marburg virus that will be blended into a single formulation; rapid
Coverage for Pneumococcal Vaccine Needed for Flu Season WASHINGTON, Oct.
Neisseria meningitidis is a heterotrophic gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality during childhood in industrialized countries and is responsible for epidemics in Africa and in Asia. In the US there are approximately 2500 to 3500 cases of N. meningitides infections. Children under 5 are at a higher risk as well as people in the sub-Saharan...
Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...
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