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Flu cases more than triple in three weeks in Dallas County
DALLAS North Texas health departments are reporting a surge in influenza this season.
6 hrs ago
[Research Article] The Hidden Geometry of Complex, Network-Driven Contagion Phenomena
In combating the global spread of an emerging infectious disease, answers must be obtained to three crucial questions: Where did the disease emerge? Where will it go next? When will it arrive? Brockmann and Helbing analyzed disease spread via the "effective distance" rather than geographical distance, wherein two locations that are connected by a ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Women Who Delivered a...
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Women Who Delivered a Live-Born Infant - 21 States and New York City, 2009-10 and 2010-11 Influenza Seasons Because influenza can be especially severe during pregnancy, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommend influenza ... (more)
New Report Highlights Benefits of Flu Vaccine, CDC Says
Flu vaccination prevented an estimated 6.6 million influenza-associated illnesses, 3.2 million medically attended illnesses, and 79,000 hospitalizations during the 2012-2013 flu season, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
How Viruses Take the Short Trip from London to NYC
People on the street wear face masks because of the outbreak of swine flu near Sannomiya JR station May 20, 2009, in Kobe, Japan.
Spain's protest - and secession - movements gain steam
One of Spain's most charismatic and media savvy political leaders, the Benedictine nun and physician Teresa Forcades, shot to fame in 2009 after she slammed the WHO and the pharmaceutical industry for pushing what she called a dangerous vaccine for swine flu.
Pensacola News Journal
Health, school officials prepare for what could be another nasty flu season
It's the season of Santa Claus, socializing and sniffles. After bringing a particularly nasty and long-lasting strain last year, influenza has returned and is hitting harder, earlier.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
University of Bristol news
New swine influenza project to better understand virus transmission...
The Pirbright Institute in Surrey has been awarded A 4.4 million to work with researchers from the universities of Bristol, Cambridge and Oxford as well as the AHVLA and Industry partners Merial, on a long-term study on the transmission of swine influenza.
Sell Organovo, Buy Novavax
Organovo and Novavax are two junior biotech companies that have performed very well in 2013, besting the S&P 500's gains by a wide margin.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Quebec's first school of public health opens
Just four years ago, the country was gripped by a devastating flu pandemic as a panicked population tried to cope with the H1N1 virus.
WZVN-TV Fort Myers
Flu strikes early in Southwest Florida
There's been an alarming spike in early cases of the flu in Southwest Florida this season.
Right Wing News
Fascist Bloomberg Pushes For Mandatory Flu Vaccines for Children
Looks like fascist Nanny Bloomberg intends to make good use of his final three weeks in office.
Medical News Today
Genetic defect protects mice from infection with influenza viruses
A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens points out that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are no longer affected by certain flu viruses.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Top doctor issues flu alert as number of cases steadily rises
Officials say it is not too late to get a flu shot, with the number of confirmed cases on the rise.
State's flu cases on the rise
Mississippi is seeing an increase in flu cases, the state Department of Health reports.
CEL-SCI Warrants Approved for Trading under the Ticker Symbol "CSCIW"
SCI Corporation announced today that the warrants issued in connection with the public offering in October 2013 are approved for trading in the United States on the OTC Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol "CSCIW".
HSE in move over flu vaccine claims
The Health Service Executive is to stop paying medical expenses for children and adults who take legal action against the State, over sleeping disorder problems they claim are linked to the human swine flu vaccine Pandemrix.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Flu season off and running in Utah; H1N1 strain is most common
Several hospitals in northern Utah are asking visitors to keep the coughing and sniffles to themselves to keep colds and the flu away.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Milwaukee flu hospitalizations up significantly from last year
Two months into the flu season, Milwaukee already has reported more than five times the number of influenza-related hospitalizations as last year.
Teenage Flu Scientist Shares His Recipe for Prizewinning Research
I live in San Diego, where some of the first cases of 2009 H1N1 swine flu took place in the U.S. It was then that I made the realization that flu can kill a lot of people.