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22 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

InDevR Offers Influenza Titer on Chip(R) to Enhance Flu Vaccine Development

InDevR , a Boulder-based life science company, announced today that it is now offering Titer on Chip as a service for rapid quantification of influenza hemagglutinin protein, the crucial ingredient in flu vaccines.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Yahoo!

Qld pharmacists to inject vaccines

Pharmacists in Queensland will become the first in Australia to administer whooping cough and measles injections, to the chagrin of doctors.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Health, Pharmacology

Scoop

Only a few weeks left to get funded flu vaccines

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is reminding people eligible for a free flu vaccine to get in before the annual immunisation programme ends on 31 July.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

Freshnews

Protein Sciences Receives Approval from FDA for 2014/15 Formulation of FlublokA Influenza Vaccine

Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that the FDA has approved the Company's strain change amendment for its seasonal influenza vaccine, Flublok .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations

BioSpace

GlaxoSmithKline Has 30 Days To Clean Up Plant

Health Canada has advised pharmaceutical giant GSK it wants to see an action plan for fixing problems at the country's only flu vaccine production facility.

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Related Topix: Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Medicine, Health

KTRH-AM Houston

Scientist Modifies Flu Strain to Beat Human Immune System

But he says it's to study the flu and develop better vaccines. told Wisconsin Public TV the idea is to see whether the current flu pandemic in the southern hemisphere is similar to one that wiped out millions in the early 20th century.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

ECNmag

Finding real value in big data for public health

Media reports of public health breakthroughs made possible by big data have been largely oversold, according to a new study, published today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Harvard University, Health

InsideHalton.com

Chlamydia incidence higher than flu in Halton in 2013

The easily-treated condition, which can seriously damage a woman's reproductive system if left untreated, had a significantly higher incidence than influenza - 747 cases in Halton in 2013 compared to 291 cases of influenza.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Infectious Diseases

CiteULike

Affinity maturation in an HIV broadly neutralizing B-cell lineage...

Rapidly evolving pathogens, such as human immunodeficiency and influenza viruses, escape immune defenses provided by most vaccine-induced antibodies.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Medicine

Health Data Management

Researchers Suggest Fixes to Google Flu Trends Analytics

A new study concludes that 'revising the inner plumbing' of the Google Flu Trends disease surveillance system can improve the accuracy of forecasts for the severity of a flu season.

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Scoop

Busy hospitals fear flu influx

"Our hospitals are already coping with a rise in patient numbers as winter hits.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Vaccinations, Common Cold

English Dong-A

Wash hands at least 8 times a day

Wash hands at least 8 times a day . JULY 07, 2014 04:13. . A survey showed that only three out of 10 Koreans wash their hands with soap after using the toilet.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Health Canada inspection raises concerns about GSK flu vaccine plant

Health Canada has advised pharmaceutical giant GSK it wants to see an action plan for fixing problems at the country's only flu vaccine production facility.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Health, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Biotech, Food and Drug Administration

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Crofs Blogs

WHO: MERS update, July 2

On 22 June 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Islamic Republic of Iran reported to WHO an additional laboratory-confirmed case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus infection.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Pakistan Travel, Iran, Pakistan Travel, Middle East Travel, Travel, Iran, Azerbaijan Travel, Iran Travel, Europe Travel, Health, Medicine

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