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  1. Flu strikes fewer infants when pregnant women get vaccinatedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Infants have a much lower risk of getting influenza when their mothers are vaccinated against the virus during pregnancy, a U.S. study confirms. Doctors recommend flu vaccinations for pregnant women because the virus is linked to complications like preterm births, and because it helps protect babies from catching the flu before they're able to get vaccinated at six months of age.

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  2. Global Preventable Vaccines Market to grow at a CAGR of 10.16% over 2015-2019Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | SBWire

    ... used for the immunization of children to give protection against various infectious diseases such as diphtheria, influenza, hepatitis, pneumococcal diseases, and meningococcal diseases. According to the classification adopted by the US FDA, children ...

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  3. Expectant mom's flu shot protects 2Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KNDU

    ... flu vaccine. They include: misconceptions about harming the infant, harming the mother, belief that they will get influenza from the vaccine, belief that the vaccine is not effective, or they are not at risk for getting influenza so why get the ...

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  4. Early warning: Current Japanese encephalitis vaccine might not protectRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... the G5 JEV strains and on vaccines that better protect against them seems warranted. In the quest for a universal influenza vaccine-one that elicits broadly neutralizing antibodies that can protect against most or all strains of flu virus-scientists ...

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  5. Study identifies shortfall in uptake of influenza, pneumococcal vaccination among RA patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    Research from The University of Manchester has found a shortfall in the uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations among those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis , potentially increasing their infection risk. The team from the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology looked at data from over 15,000 patients diagnosed with the disease who were being treated with certain types of immunosuppressive drugs, and found that one in five patients received no influenza vaccinations and one in two patients received no pneumonia vaccine over a five year follow-up period.

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  6. Study: Flu vaccine for pregnant women a 'public health priority'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... and the study's lead author. "But what they have to learn and understand is that not immunizing themselves against influenza during pregnancy can cause harm for their infant." Of the 658 babies with lab-confirmed flu, 97 percent were born to moms ...

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  7. One in five rheumatoid arthritis patients missing recommended flu jabRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    Research from The University of Manchester has found a shortfall in the uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations among those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis , potentially increasing their infection risk. The team from the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Epidemiology looked at data from over 15,000 patients diagnosed with the disease who were being treated with certain types of immunosuppressive drugs, and found that one in five patients received no influenza vaccinations and one in two patients received no pneumonia vaccine over a five year follow-up period.

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  8. Pregnant Women Who Get The Flu Shot Strengthen Their Babies' Immune Systems With AntibodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    ... Pediatrics suggests getting a flu shot during pregnancy can significantly reduce an infant's risk of acquiring influenza within the first six months of life. A newborn's immune system isn't strong enough to handle immunizations at birth , so they ...

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  9. Babies with Vaccinated Mothers less likely to catch the FluRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    A University of Utah study looked at health records of more than 200,000 mothers and infants, during nine flu seasons. Babies six months and younger, whose mothers were immunized had a 70% lower risk of getting the flu than babies with unvaccinated moms.

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  10. HHS Helping to Remove Hurdle in the Efforts to Develop Better Zika DiagnosticsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    ... lic health emergency threats. These threats include chemical, biological, radiologic, and nuclear agents, pandemic influenza, emerging infectious diseases, and antimicrobial resistance.

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  11. Infants Much Less Likely to Get the Flu if Mothers are Vaccinated While PregnantRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Infection Control Today

    Babies whose moms get flu vaccinations while pregnant have a significantly reduced risk of acquiring influenza during their first six months of life, a new study shows, leading the authors to declare that the need for getting more pregnant women immunized is a public health priority. In a study published May 3, 2016, in Pediatrics online, University of Utah School of Medicine researchers reported that infants 6 months and younger whose mothers were vaccinated when pregnant had a 70 percent reduction in laboratory-confirmed flu cases and an 80 percent reduction in flu-related hospitalizations compared with babies whose moms weren't immunized.

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  12. Replikins, Ltd. Release: Increases In Ebola And Zika Gene Replikin...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... to the chronic course of the H1N1 Pandemic of 2009 (2). Zika Japanese Encephalitis Dengue Chikungunya Lassa Ebola Influenza H1N1, H2N2, H3N2, H5N1, H7N9 SARS Mers-CoV Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Foot and Mouth Disease Taura Syndrome Shrimp ...

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  13. Pregnant mums pass on flu immunisation to their babiesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | Batley Today

    ... new study found. Mums pass on the immunisation to their unborn baby reducing the chances of them getting seasonal influenza when they are at their most vulnerable . The infants had a 70 per cent reduction in laboratory-confirmed flu cases and an 80 ...

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  14. France bans most foie gras production for three monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mashable

    France's foie gras production has ground to a halt for the next three months, but the reason behind the ban probably isn't what you think. will be banned by the Ministry for Agriculture from having any ducks or geese in their factories and slaughterhouses from this week until Aug. 15, bringing a halt to While animal rights campaigners have long been calling for a ban on the French delicacy - made from fattened duck or goose liver - the halt is down to an unprecedented bird flu epidemic that's hit southwestern France.

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  15. Study: Flu Shots for Pregnant Moms Protect Babi...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    In a study just published in the journal Pediatrics , researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine have discovered that pregnant women who get the flu vaccine significantly reduce the risk for their baby to get the illness. According to the scientists, infants 6 months and younger whose mothers were vaccinated when pregnant had a 70 percent reduction in confirmed flu cases and an 80 percent reduction in flu-related hospitalizations compared with babies whose moms skipped the shot.

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  16. Sagent Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2016 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 03, 2016 -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a leading provider of affordable pharmaceuticals to the hospital market, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.

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  17. New swine flu epidemic could rise from rapidly evolving virus in pigsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... to flu viruses that travel from humans to pigs. A virus cannot replicate without a host cell. In the case of the influenza A virus, the host cell can be that of a pig or a human, and both our populations experience regular outbreaks of influenza A, ...

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  18. Flu vaccination during pregnancy protects infants in early lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... complications, highlighting the importance of immunization. "Pregnant women are a high-risk group during influenza season and influenza outbreaks and should receive vaccinations. If their caregivers don't offer them influenza vaccinations, I would ...

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  19. Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy Protects the BabyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Journal Watch

    ... at the link below. Infants born to mothers who received flu vaccine during pregnancy have a 60% lower risk for influenza or influenza-like illness (ILI) in the first 6 months of life than those born to unvaccinated mothers, a Pediatrics study finds. ...

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  20. 'Be concerned' about Zika virusRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

    ... eliminating areas where mosquitoes may breed; to wear protective clothing and insect repellent. "We've had seven influenza deaths," McMahan says. "None of those people thought they would die of flu symptoms, and it was, in most people's minds, ...

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