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Few Outpatients With Flu Prescribed Antivirals

Few outpatients with influenza are prescribed antivirals, while antibiotic prescribing is more frequent, according to a study published online July 16 in Clinical Infectious Diseases .


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

NanoViricides President Dr. Diwan Presented FluCide Data at the 3rd...

Influenza A H1N1 infected animals treated with FluCide survived the full 21-day observation period, whereas animals treated with 40mg/kg/d oseltamivir phosphate survived only 8 days in this highly lethal study.


Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

The Otago Daily Times

Worst of this flu season yet to come

Abbotsford School pupils Harry Bond and Layla Barton wash their hands in a bid to keep winter bugs at bay.


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

Live Science

'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

Advocates for indigenous tribes and Brazilian officials are worried that a group of people in the Amazon who had been living in isolation from the outside world may have contracted the flu - a potentially deadly disease that these individuals had never been exposed to before.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Malaria

Daily World

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

The head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry


Quidel Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Quidel Corporation , a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Quidel, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Chickenpox, Health, Infectious Diseases

Medical News

Sinovac selected to supply seasonal influenza vaccine to Beijing citizens

Sinovac Biotech Ltd. , a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today that it has been selected by the Beijing Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be a supplier of the seasonal influenza vaccine to the citizens of Beijing for 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Sinovac Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Daily Beast

RFK Jr.'s Twisted Anti-Vaxx HistoryBy Russell Saunders

Despite multiple studies showing no link between vaccines and autism, RFK Jr. continues to use his position to spread that lie.


Related Topix: Autism, Health, Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Keeping kids healthy

Keeping kids healthy Vaccinations help prevent diseases and keep children healthy through the school year.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Family, Kids, Medicine

The Globe and Mail

GSK flu vaccine plant inspection finds 10 issues requiring action: report

A recent Health Canada inspection of the country's only flu vaccine production plant identified 10 issues that need to be addressed, a report from the regulatory agency reveals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada, Food and Drug Administration

Sys-Con Media

InDevR Awarded $2.9 M to Advance Titer on Chip(R) for Pandemic Flu Vaccines

InDevR, a Boulder-based life science company, announced today that it has received an SBIR Phase II grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to expand application of its new vaccine potency assay to pandemic influenza vaccines.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Boulder, CO, Vaccinations, Infectious Diseases, Bird Flu

The New Zealand Herald

Hospitals struggle with flu surge

An Auckland hospital has started putting off elective surgery after it was swamped with acutely unwell patients causing a shortage of beds.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Auckland, New Zealand Travel, Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Pharmaceutical Processing

Sanofi Pasteur Begins Shipping Seasonal Influenza Vaccine for...

Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, announced today that the first lots of Fluzone for the 2014-2015 influenza season have been released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for distribution.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, Sanofi Pasteur, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical News Today

Tackling immune response could be promising new direction for flu drugs

The severity of a viral infection is partly due to the virus and partly due to the immune system's response.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Medicine, Health, Bird Flu, Infectious Diseases, Epidemic, Natural Disasters


Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Tender To Supply Inactivated Hepatitis...

The vaccines purchased by the Beijing Health Bureau will be used for the period from 2014 to 2016.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Bird Flu, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Toronto Star

Fear of flu vaccine fight infects Liberals: Cohn

With flu season months away, preparations are underway to get the right influenza vaccine into the hands of medical workers.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Canada, Ontario (Ontario, CA), Nursing


Members of previously uncontacted tribe infected with flu

Late last week, Brazil's Indian affairs department publicly announced an event that many anthropologists and medical researchers had feared.


Related Topix: Anthropology, Science, Medicine, Health

BioMed Central

Influenza immunization in Canada's low-income population

Immunization offers the best protection from influenza infection. Little evidence describes disparities in immunization uptake among low-income individuals.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health


RFK Jr. Joins the Anti-Vaccine Fringe

There are lots of places to go if you want dangerous crazytalk. There are websites, blog threads, cable channels trafficking in all kinds of addled nonsense about birther conspiracies and one-world governments.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Autism, Medicine, Opinion

Half a million years of life lost to opioid abuse in U.S.

Opioid abuse more or less results in more than half a million years of life lost per year, a report by PsychCentral said.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health