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Flu activity in the United States indicates that the current flu vaccine is only 48% effective this year. Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) December 10, 2014
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.
Every year, a great deal of innocent men, women and children die from influenza and its complications. (PRWEB) December 06, 2014 Mediaplanet today announces
CDC Urges Vaccination, Treatment ATLANTA, Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early data suggests that the current 2014-2015 flu season could be severe.
The influenza virus circulating throughout the US this year has mutated, and as a result, the currently-available vaccine is less effective in combating the illness, the CDC said in an advisory to doctors issued on Wednesday.
Community Health Center of Snohomish County joins the annual debate about the safety and efficacy of flu vaccines in their most recent article in which they provide information about the use and
An experimental Ebola vaccine caused no serious side effects and triggered a positive response in the immune systems of all 20 healthy volunteers who received the treatment, according to research published in Wednesday’s journal of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Dalton awarded funding from ISTPCanada as part of an international vaccine development project under the 2013 Canada-China Joint Initiative on Human Vaccine Research and Development program
Mediaplanet announces distribution of its first cross-platform edition of Your Immune Health, a resource guide in order to increase
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...