12 hrs ago
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.
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16 hrs ago
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
US: Ebola and measles coming across the border with illegal immigrant children?
Via The Guardian : Illegals and gangsters and Ebola, oh my! 5 conservative immigration myths of the moment, made sane .
Silicon Alley Insider
Here Are 5 Times Infectious Diseases Escaped From Laboratory Containment
It's an ironic global security threat, but facilities meant to prevent and cure disease have sometimes inadvertently aided in its spread.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Report: Swine Flu, Pneumonia Among Illegals in Ventura
Officials at the Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme are working to contain the spread of swine flue and pneumonia among unaccompanied alien children brought there in recent days, according to a report in the Washington Free Beacon.
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Walgreens offering seasonal flu shots
Walgreens announced it will begin offering seasonal flu shots on Sept. 1 at more than 7,000 points of care nationwide, including nearly all of its stores in 50 states and almost 350 in-store Take Care Clinics.
Free flu shots 3 million Thais this month
Health authorities are ready to deliver free flu shots to three million people at risk by the end of this month, after up to 41,000 people fell sick with the disease in the first half of this year.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Tampa Bay Newspapers
H1N1 (Swine) Flu information
Pinellas County Schools is working collaboratively with its colleagues at the Pinellas County Health Department to keep abreast of the reported cases of swine flu in the United States.
Pneumonia, swine flu outbreaks in immigrant children trouble border
Officials have been working to control outbreaks of pneumonia and swine flu among the unaccompanied children who illegally crossed into the U.S. at the Mexico border, reports The Washington Free Beacon .
Outbreak on the Border
Health authorities at a Navy base in Southern California took steps last weekend to curtail an outbreak of pneumonia and swine flu among illegal immigrant children housed at the facility, according to U.S. officials.
Rep. Phil Gingrey warns you might get Ebola from immigrants
Last week, Rep. Phil Gingrey wrote a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a dire warning: Some of the child refugees streaming across the southern border into the United States might carry deadly diseases.