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H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu Newswire

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  1. County Health Dept. stages mock flu clinic in Greenwich schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    School nurses doled out the seasonal influenza vaccine Wednesday to teachers and staff who lined up patiently, part of a mock clinic for swine flu vaccine administration held at the Nehaunsey Middle School. The county Department of Health and Senior Services received a grant to hold these mock clinics, also in Clayton and Woodbury, to simulate how such a clinic would operate if the H1N1 vaccine is made available.

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  2. Comparative Analysis of Whole-Genome Sequences of Influenza...Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Comparative Analysis of Whole-Genome Sequences of Influenza A pdm09 Viruses Isolated from Hospitalized and Nonhospitalized Patients Identifies Missense Mutations That Might Be Associated with Patient Hospital Admissions in Finland during 2009 to 2014. To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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  3. My HorizonsHEALTH Insurers are Failing 2 Million Children of Our MilitaryRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | American Reporter

    About 2,100 persons have died. As much as one-fourth of America's workforce an 2 billion of the world's population may be infected by the new swine flu when it peaks in Winter, according to studies conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, respectively.

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  4. Market MoverINSIDE the Health Care NightmareRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | American Reporter

    One of the joys of Hallowe'en is to dress in scary costumes and pretend to frighten others, who pretend to be frightened. But with less than two weeks until an evening of trick-or-treating, it's possible there won't be anything scarier than what's already happened in the country.

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  5. ConstanceWEIGHING in on FatRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2010 | American Reporter

    One of my responsibilities as regional director is to make sure that taxpayer money is used responsibly. This week, we put a number to our collective good use of federal dollars: The Census Bureau will return not less than $1.6 billion of our budgeted funds for 2010.

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  6. Vaccinations do not seem to increase the risk of IBDRead the original story

    Yesterday | GastroHep.com

    A study in this month's Clinical Gastroenterology & Hepatology reviews the association between any vaccination type and the risk of IBD. Dr Guillaume Pineton de Chambrun and colleagues from France performed a meta-analysis of case-control and cohort studies on the association between vaccination and the risk for IBD.

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  7. BMC starts free swine flu vaccination for pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | DNA India

    According to doctors, senior citizens and children, especially those below two years, and pregnant women are in the high-risk category as they have less immunity. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has started free H1N1 vaccination for pregnant women who are in their third trimester.

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  8. Before Legionnaire's: A Brief History of NYC OutbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | City Limits

    The South Bronx outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease may reflect recent growth in the disease, which famously emerged at an American Legion convention in Philadelphia in 1976. When the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at Legionnaire's cases in New York City from 2002 through 2011, it found that, "Overall, incidence of Legionnaires' disease in the city of New York increased 230 percent from 2002 to 2009 and followed a socioeconomic gradient, with highest incidence occurring in the highest poverty areas."

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  9. Computer Model Forecasts Flu Outbreaks in a Subtropical ClimateRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Infection Control Today

    Scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and the School of Public Health of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong have shown for the first time that it is possible to predict the timing and intensity of influenza outbreaks in subtropical climates like Hong Kong where flu seasons can occur at different times and more than once during a year. Results appear online in the journal PLOS Computational Biology.

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  10. CDC Official Calls Obama Worst President, Amateur, Marxist After Influx of Illegal Alien MinorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Judicial Watch

    Following the influx of illegal immigrant minors from Central America, an official at the federal agency charged with protecting public health describes Barack Obama as "the worst pres we have ever had," an "amateur" and "Marxist," according to internal emails obtained by Judicial Watch. JW got the records as part of an investigation into the Center for Disease Control's activation of an Emergency Operations Center to deal with the barrage of illegal alien minors last summer. 1 comment

  11. Eula Biss' On Immunity Should Be Required Reading for Anti-VaxxersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Pordland Mercury

    "Wealthier countries have the luxury of entertaining fears the rest of the world cannot afford," writes Eula Biss in her book, On Immunity: An Inoculation . Biss, who will be discussing the difference between access to vaccines in wealthy countries like ours, and those with fewer resources.

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  12. Breakthrough in flu forecastingRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Standard

    Hong Kong and US scientists say they have developed the first computer modeling systems able to forecast the intensity and severity of flu epidemics three weeks in advance of the actual peak, with accuracy of about 93 percent. The prediction is useful for governments and the public, not only in Hong Kong but in subtropical and tropical places as well, which can then take preventive steps ahead of expected surges in flu cases.

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  13. Ebola in the United States: Public reactions and implicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Crofs Blogs

    Via NEJM : Ebola in the United States - Public Reactions and Implications . Click through for the full article and many links.

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  14. Forecasting flu outbreaks in a subtropical climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | EurekAlert!

    Worldwide, influenza kills an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 people each year. A new study publishing in PLOS Computational Biology has shown that for the first time it is possible to predict the timing and intensity of influenza outbreaks in subtropical climates, such as Hong Kong, where flu seasons can occur at irregular intervals year-round.

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  15. How prepared are we for avian flu?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Hill

    The U.S. is currently suffering from an unprecedented outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza , and poultry farmers across the nation, not to mention egg consumers, are paying the price. But higher egg prices could soon be the least of our worries if the virus were to spread to humans.

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  16. Flexible future of point-of-care disease diagnosticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Medical News Today

    The world-wide deployment of biomedical devices for health monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics and environmental sensing is hampered by their high cost that is not readily affordable for e.g. developing countries. The primary task is therefore to reduce the price of the devices and allow for their high-volume delivery in a cost efficient manner, e.g. container transportation.

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  17. Hospital checklists are meant to save lives - so why do they often fail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Nature

    Before making the first incision, confirm the patient's identity. Mark the surgical site.

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  18. Glaxo targets new HIV and cancer treatments to maintain growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Northern Echo

    The company, which employs about 1,000 people in Barnard Castle , County Durham, also revealed new products already is use across its pharmaceuticals, vaccines and consumer healthcare have enjoyed strong performances. According to second quarter results revealed today , the firm saw turnover rise to A 5.8bn, with operating profits at A 335m.

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  19. Molecular Epidemiology and Evolution of Influenza Viruses Circulating ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | CiteULike

    The emergence in humans of the A pdm09 influenza virus, a complex reassortant virus of swine origin, highlighted the importance of worldwide influenza virus surveillance in swine. To date, large-scale surveillance studies have been reported for southern China and North America, but such data has not yet been described for Europe.

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  20. Commission on Global Health Risk Framework for the Future holds first public meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Medical News

    Over the past 15 years, outbreaks of Ebola, Middle East respiratory syndrome , severe acute respiratory syndrome , and H1N1 have demonstrated the lack of an adequate local and global health system infrastructure to prevent or mitigate the systemic burdens that result from infectious disease incidents of international significance. A new multinational, independent expert commission has been established to study and recommend what is needed for a more effective global architecture for countering the threat of epidemic infectious diseases.

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