Influenza Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Winnipeg ER wait times have dropped by 16% overall since last year, but rose in recent monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBC News

    Wait times in Winnipeg emergency departments have dropped by 16 per cent overall in the past year, but have gone up every month since sweeping changes were implemented last October. The median wait time in the city's emergency rooms has improved overall in the past year, according to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.

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  2. H1N1 United States Fast FactsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | WAAY

    Here's a look at the H1N1 influenza virus, also known as swine flu . There was a pandemic outbreak across the globe which lasted from 2009 to 2010.

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  3. Flu update: Six more deaths as higher-than-average caseloads continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... during the current 2017-2018 flu year compared to only 601,139 during the same period last year. B types of the influenza virus continue to be the most commonly detected as has been the case in recent months. Last week, B types were 139 of the 175 ...

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  4. Sinovac Bio in (literal) tussle with activist investorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Seeking Alpha

    Literally defining "activist investor," Sinovac Biotech says it has never refused to share its financial statements with Shandong Sinobioway subsidiary Sinobioway Biomedicine Co., Ltd., owner of 26.91% of Sinovac's outstanding stock. It says it will deliver its 2017 financials to Sinobioway after its internal audit is completed.

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  5. Mesa Biotech to Demonstrate New Molecular POC Testing Platform at the ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... 501(k) clearance and CLIA Waiver from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this year. Diagnosis of influenza is difficult because initial symptoms can be similar to other upper respiratory virus infections. The patented Accula system ...

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  6. Shionogi to Present New Data at 2018 European Congress of Clinical...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... (S-033188), an oral cap-dependent endonuclease inhibitor administered as a single dose for the treatment of influenza; and for the first time, COT-143, an investigational humanized monoclonal antibody demonstrating anti-virulence activity targeting ...

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  7. Assessment of an optimized manufacturing process for inactivated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | BioMed Central

    GSK has modified the licensed monovalent bulk manufacturing process for its split-virion inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine to harmonize the process among different strains, resulting in an increased number of finished vaccine doses, while compensating for the change from inactivated trivalent influenza vaccine to IIV4. To confirm the manufacturing changes do not alter the profile of the vaccine, a clinical trial was conducted to compare IIV4 made by the currently licensed process with a vaccine made by the new process .

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  8. The Painful Truth About Last Year's Failed Flu VaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | The Free Press, Independent News Media

    "a most 'flu' appears to have nothing to do with influenza. Every year, hundreds of thousands of respiratory specimens are tested across the US.

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  9. I am not overprotective-I lost a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | MacLeans

    ... from his proud brothers. Then, seven years ago, Zack passed away in our arms after contracting pneumonia and the influenza B virus. He was three years old. That's when I became yet another type of mother: one who lost a child. On one hand, our ...

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  10. Two more deaths raise flu season's toll to 217Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | NWAonline

    Two more flu-related deaths were reported to the state Department of Health in the past week, raising the death toll from the current flu season to 217. For instance, health care providers in 33 counties reported flu cases during the week that ended Saturday.

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  11. Beyond the Rants: Subpar Magazine Looks to Creatively Solve Columbia's ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Free Times

    If you read Free Times' Rant and Rave page with any regularity, you're aware there's a lot more ranting than raving going on. From local, state and national government to marital problems to issues with local restaurants and bars to problems on South Carolina's pockmarked roads, people will call or email Rant and Rave and complain about anything.

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  12. Why manufacturing a key vaccine in South Africa is so importantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Iol.co.za

    ... infectious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough), inactivated polio, Haemophilus influenza type b and hepatitis B. It is a vital component of South Africa's expanded programme on immunisation and more than 3 million ...

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  13. Super flu vaccines now available in AustRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Yahoo!

    ... Wednesday encouraged older Australians to take advantage of the enhanced vaccines. "Last year we saw the highest influenza activity in Australia in almost a decade, mirroring a global trend, with more than 250,000 Australians testing positive for ...

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  14. Grant County flu season comes to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... of reported cases in Grant County have been in the single digits during the last few weeks. During the 2017-2018 influenza season, Grant County Health District received 1,294 positive influenza lab reports, and 3 influenza related death reports. ...

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  15. UnitedHealth Beats Estimates Despite Flu CostsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | CFO

    UnitedHealth Group posted better-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday that benefited from its ability to control medical costs and the strong performance of its Optum health services business. The nation's largest health insurer said net earnings for the first quarter rose to $2.84 billion, or $2.87 per share, from $2.17 billion, or $2.23 per share, a year earlier.

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  16. Heterogeneous and Dynamic Prevalence of Asymptomatic Influenza Virus InfectionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Leung N, Cowling BJ. Heterogeneous and Dynamic Prevalence of Asymptomatic Influenza Virus Infections.

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  17. West Australians warned against flu vaccination complacencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Yahoo!

    Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt is warning West Australians against flu shot complacency after the State avoided the horror season that hit the Eastern States last year. Health Department data shows there were only 6003 confirmed cases of influenza in WA last year, compared with more than 250,000 across the country.

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  18. Scientists discover new way that HIV evades the immune systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Scientists have just discovered a new mechanism by which HIV evades the immune system, and which shows precisely how the virus avoids elimination. The new research shows that HIV targets and disables a pathway involving a number of biological molecules that are key in blocking viral activity and clearing infection.

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  19. This Machine Sends Vaccines Like They're A FaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | Fast Company

    Biological teleportation is the process of digitally transmitting DNA and printing out synthetic sequences-and one of its pioneers is optimistic it will soon be mainstream. When the bird flu broke out in China in 2013, it was poised to be a major epidemic.

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  20. Failing to protect vulnerable against fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | The Mercury

    Experts say Australia has a long way to go to improve influenza vaccination rates among the most vulnerable, including kids with underlying medical conditions. Only an estimated 27 per cent of at-risk children aged 12 months to five years with underlying medical conditions like asthma and diabetes get vaccinated against the flu every year, an expert said on Tuesday.

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