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12 hrs ago | DNA India

Nurses up in arms against BMC's new recruitment policy

The civic body is in trouble for giving stepmotherly treatment to nurses who served during a spurt of infectious diseases two years ago.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Infectious Diseases, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, Malaria

20 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Notifiable Diseases and Mortality Tables

Table I Summary of provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, cumulative, week ending July 19, 2014 Figure I Selected notifiable disease reports, United States, comparison of provisional 4-week totals ending July 19, 2014, with historical data Table II Provisional cases of selected notifiable diseases, United States, weeks ... (more)


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis

Yesterday | ImmigrationProf Blog

Allegations of Health Epidemic Among Unaccompanied Children Rebuffed

From NPR: Close to 60,000 children have crossed illegally into the U.S. since last October.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Health, US Politics, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Family, Kids

Yesterday | 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: Influenza, Tamiflu, Oseltamivir (generic)

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Receives Tender To Supply Seasonal Flu Vaccine Anflu

Each manufacturer has agreed to supply no less than 300,000 doses. If required by the government, Sinovac may deliver additional vaccines.


Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bird Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Schumer: At Least 3 Long Islanders Have Confirmed Cases of...

As Schumer Previously Warned, Chik-V Has Continued to Spread from Caribbean & S. America to the United States, Including 3 Travel-Related Cases on LI.


Related Topix: Long Island, VA, us Travel, Travel, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, Health

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, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Information Technology

NanoViricides President Dr. Diwan was an Invited Participant at the Prestigious CEO Roundtable

NanoViricides, Inc. reports that its President, Dr. Anil Diwan, was invited to participate in the 29th Annual Chief Executive of the Year Gala Reception & Dinner held at the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, July 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Health, Bird Flu, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Copenhagen Post

Norway supermarket considering ban on Danish pork

Norway's biggest grocery group NorgesGruppen is thinking of removing Danish pork from supermarket shelves due to concerns that it might contain dangerous bacteria, Ekstra Bladet reports.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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, Influenza, Health, Vaccinations

New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues - But Not The Ones You'd Think

Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held at the U.S Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Nogales, AZ, Health, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Control Group, Vaccinations

Mon Jul 21, 2014


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, Influenza, Bird Flu

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Clarity Innovations, Inc.

Big Data: What Can Be Learned from How We Learn?

Viktor Mayer-Schonberger and Kenneth Cukier's book Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think opens with a fascinating example of how Google-with Google Flu Trends-created a way to track the progress of the flu in 2009.


Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Health, Epidemic, Medicine, Influenza, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Progress Times

County Health Department denies immigrants bringing many diseases

Current Conditions: Mostly Cloudy, 82 F Forecast: Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 101 Low: 79 Sat - Partly Cloudy.


Related Topix: Olivarez, TX, Hidalgo County, TX, Health, Immigration Reform, Chickenpox, McAllen, TX

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pneumonia, swine flu outbreak barely contained at U.S. naval base...

Governments have a tendency to use a crisis or a series of escalations as an opportunity to expand control and pass sweeping new laws.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Healthcare Law, Law

Southland Times

Families hit by flu outbreak

The Nelson Marlborough District Health Board has reported that doctors have seen whole families struck down by the viral illness.


Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Health, Medicine, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Buenos Aires Herald

Gov't closely monitoring H1N1 cases in Misiones

The government is closely monitoring the situation in the northern Misiones province, after the confirmation of 20 cases of the H1N1 virus yesterday, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said in his daily press briefing at Government House.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza

ABC News

Exclusive: Feds Struggling to Cope With Medical 'Breakdown' at the Border

The federal government is so overwhelmed by the current tide of migrants crossing the border it can't provide basic medical screening to all of the children before transporting them - often by air - to longer-term holding facilities across the country, ABC News has learned.


Related Topix: Nogales, AZ, Department of Defense, US News, Health, Chickenpox, Medicine, Influenza, Infectious Diseases

Wed Jul 16, 2014


A Metagenomic Analysis of Pandemic Influenza A (2009 H1N1) Infection in Patients from North America

Although metagenomics has been previously employed for pathogen discovery, its cost and complexity have prevented its use as a practical front-line diagnostic for unknown infectious diseases.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Infectious Diseases


Free winter flu vaccine programme extended

Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew has announced that the seasonal influenza immunisation programme will be extended to the end of August.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vaccinations, Health, Influenza