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1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

CDC increases regulations after anthrax, smallpox scares

Following a string of public-safety scares, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be shutting down two research labs, temporarily stopping all transfers of samples from high-level biosafety labs and strengthening its laboratory safety precautions, the CDC announced in a report Friday.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Law, Law, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bird Flu, Health, Vanderbilt University

4 hrs ago | KMIZ

Flu vaccine

Students living in campus housing at Missouri's public universities will be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis beginning next year.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Jay Nixon, US Governors

5 hrs ago | BioSpace

Bacterial Respiratory Tract Colonization Prior To Catching The Flu...

Many studies have shown that more severe illness and even death are likely to result if you develop a secondary respiratory infection after developing influenza.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

10 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Planned Parenthood is not just an 'abortion clinic'

Your July 5 editorial "A right to safety" correctly asserts that the Supreme Court's ruling against the 35-foot buffer zones at health facilities in Massachusetts is flawed.

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Related Topix: Brookline, MA, Medicine, Health, Abortion, Opinion

Thu Jul 10, 2014

BioSpace

Microbix Biosystems Inc. Sues Novartis AG For Infringement Of Its VIRUSMAX?? Patent In Europe

Microbix Biosystems Inc. Sues Novartis AG For Infringement Of Its VIRUSMAXA Patent In Europe TORONTO , July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Microbix Biosystems Inc. , an innovator of biological products and technologies, announced today it has commenced a new patent litigation in the Court of Dusseldorf, Germany against Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, alleging ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Health

Marlborough Express

Foil the flu, get a jab

Nelson Marlborough District Health Board medical officer of Health Dr Ed Kiddle said there had been no admissions to Nelson or Wairau hospitals for patients with influenza.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Medicine, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

PhysOrg Weblog

Bacterial respiratory tract colonization prior to catching the flu may protect against severe illness

Many studies have shown that more severe illness and even death are likely to result if you develop a secondary respiratory infection after developing influenza.

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Related Topix: Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Star Phoenix

Metro to shutter free print newspapers in Regina, Saskatoon, London

A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety... No Saskatchewan health-care worker should feel needled by being required to either get an influenza vaccine or wear a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Health, South America, World News, Brazil

Star Phoenix

Photos: Kinsmen Riverfront Home Lottery awarded

A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety... No Saskatchewan health-care worker should feel needled by being required to either get an influenza vaccine or wear a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Medicine, Health, Canada, South America, World News, Brazil

Star Phoenix

Saskatchewan crop report early estimate suggests 1.2M hectares lost to flooding

A policy of "gang sprinkling" in the Saskatoon Correctional Centre - mixing members of gangs rather than separating them - has correctional workers concerned about their safety... No Saskatchewan health-care worker should feel needled by being required to either get an influenza vaccine or wear a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, South America, World News, Brazil, Agriculture, Science

Infection Control Today

Automatic Surveillance System Can Detect Patients with Influenza from Computerized ED Records

Early knowledge of influenza outbreaks in the community allows local hospital healthcare workers to recognise the clinical signs of influenza in hospitalized patients and to apply effective precautions.

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Related Topix: Health, Science, Computer Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fetch Your News

New School Immunization Requirements in Georgia

Let's face it - nobody likes getting shots. But a shot lasts a second; diseases last much longer.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Vaccinations, Health

Hispanic Business

New Findings Reported from University of Veterinary and...

The most important tool in the diagnosis of influenza pandemic is timely and right diagnosis."

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Times-Herald

UPDATED: 'Immunize-or-mask' policy coming to Saskatchewan

Dr. Mark Vooght fully supoorts the Ministry of Health's "immunize-or-mask" policy, which all provincial health-care workers must abide by beginning in fall 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Long Term Care

Wed Jul 09, 2014

GlobalNews

Sask. implements flu shot or mask policy for health-care workers

If you're a Saskatchewan health care worker, you'll have to choose between getting a flu shot or wearing a mask next flu season.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Nursing

Yahoo!

Warning over contagious flu strain

Doctors treating the first surge of the flu in WA this year warn that the dominant strain so far is one of the most contagious and dangerous.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Vaccinations

Fox News

Study: Doctors should do more to encourage flu shots during pregnancy

Most doctors do not recommend flu shots to their pregnant patients, who are more likely to develop serious complications if they do get the flu, according to a new report.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

BioMed Central

Spatiotemporal characteristics of pandemic influenza

Prediction of timing for the onset and peak of an influenza pandemic is of vital importance for preventive measures.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

CBC News

Sask. nurses ordered to get flu shots or wear marks

Saskatchewan nurses will be required to get flu shots or wear masks during flu season, the provincial government announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health

National Center for Policy Analysis

Illegal Immigration May Lead to Public Health Crisis

While legal immigrants are not allowed admission to the United States for certain health reasons, illegal immigrants are not prescreened and can carry disease, warns Marc Siegel of Fox News.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Medicine, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Mumps

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