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  1. CDC Moves to Highest Alert Level for Zika VirusRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KCRG

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, the agency's highest level, due to the risk of Zika virus transmission in the U.S., officials said Monday. The Level 1 activation is "reflecting the agency's assessment of the need for an accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes," the agency said in a statement.

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  2. American OpinionCOUNTING Up the Savings of the 2010 CensusRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | 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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    23 hrs ago | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, the agency's highest level, due to the risk of Zika virus transmission in the U.S., officials said today. The Level 1 activation is "reflecting the agency's assessment of the need for an accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes," the agency said in a statement.

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  4. 2010 Biologics RecallsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | US Food and Drug Administration

    Customer complaints for an increase in the number of drain time error codes when using ABBOTT PRISM HBsAg and ABBOTT PRISM HIV O Plus assays and the ABBOTT PRISM Reaction Tray lots Customers who have an alternate lot of Abbott Prism HIV O Plus are asked to discontinue use of lot 87334M500 and discard remaining inventory. Informs health care professionals that all lots of Influenza A 2009 Monovalent Vaccine in multidose vials distributed by Sanofi Pasteur in the U.S. will have a shorter expiration period than indicated on the label.

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  5. Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC to Activate Hig...Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Country Legends 106.9 Topeka, Kansas

    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, the agency's highest level, due to the risk of Zika virus transmission in the U.S., officials said Monday. The Level 1 activation is "reflecting the agency's assessment of the need for an accelerated preparedness to bring together experts to focus intently and work efficiently in anticipation of local Zika virus transmission by mosquitoes," the agency said in a statement.

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  6. 57 positive cases of swine flu in Punjab, 26 deaths till dateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A TOTAL of 26 people have died due to swine flu in Punjab over the past few months, while 57 people have tested positive for the H1N1 virus, Health and Family Welfare Minister Surjeet Kumar Jayani said on Monday. He added 183 had been screened for the virus.

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  7. Developing The Zika Vaccine: A Dichotomy Of Optimism and CautionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Market Wire

    In the wake of the World Health Organization's declaration that the ongoing Zika virus outbreak is a global public health emergency, the demand for a vaccine to prevent infection with the pathogen is at a fever pitch. While multiple pharmaceutical companies have pledged to begin development of a Zika vaccine, the long lead time and regulatory processes associated with vaccine discovery make it unlikely that one will be ready by the end of this year, or the next.

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  8. Zika - Analyst Warned of "Mosquito-Borne Viruses" Moving NorthRead the original story

    Monday | Freshnews

    Article after article tells us that no one really saw the Zika virus coming. But that's simply not true.

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  9. Flu Season Has Arrived: Helpful Tips to Prevent the Spread of GermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SouthCoastToday.com

    Sponsored News - Each year, millions of people suffer from a cold or flu, and this year is likely to be no different. Temperature taking is a key indicator of flu patterns and should be taken seriously, says Mary Pappas, the school nurse credited with first alerting officials about the H1N1 outbreak in 2009.

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  10. Your Flu Vaccine OptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Patch.com

    Though we have had a mild winter so far and the flu season hasn't officially started yet, it is coming and those who haven't already gotten their flu shot and can do so should. "The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over six months of age," explained Deborah Messina Tsotsos, DO , pediatrician at Huntington Hospital .

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  11. Media coverage of epidemics can slow rate of diseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | York University

    The media can play a large role in helping to slow the spread of the disease during an epidemic, say researchers from York University in Toronto and Shaanxi Normal University in China. They found that mass media coverage during an epidemic had an impact on changing people's behaviour.

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  12. Thousands of lives at risk unless WHO reforms now: UN reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    A series of reviews by global health experts have been sharply critical of WHO's response to the devastating Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The World Health Organization's emergency response capability is "lacking" and will put thousands of lives at risk if it is not reformed now, according to a high-level U.N. report on health crises.

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  13. NanoViricides CEO to Present at the 18th Annual BIOCEO & Investor...Read the original story

    Monday | Information Technology

    Registered attendees can request a one on one meeting through thei 1 2 conference website. is a development stage company that is creating special purpose nanomaterials for antiviral therapy.

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  14. 26 swine flu deaths in Punjab; committee to review situationRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, Feb 8 : Twenty-six people have died of swine flu in Punjab in recent days, the state's health minister said on Monday. Health Minister Surjit Jayani said that till date, 183 suspected cases of H1N1 have been reported, out of which 57 cases were found positive for H1N1.

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  15. ECDC: Mid-season influenza risk assessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crofs Blogs

    This year's seasonal influenza risk assessment identifies type A viruses, in particular A pdm09, as dominant thus far in EU/EEA countries. There are strong indications from some EU/EEA countries that the A pdm09 virus is responsible for the hospitalisation of a large number of severe cases.

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  16. VivaCell-MTS promotes online use of Armenian lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - February 7 has been declared the Day of using Armenian letters on the Internet. The initiative aims to prevent the loss of Armenian writing in the age of electronic communication.

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  17. Over 180 swine flu deaths in Ukraine since September: ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    More than 180 people have died of swine flu in Ukraine since late September, the health ministry said on Monday, adding that three of the victims were children. The war-scarred former Soviet country has been swept by a general flu epidemic that overall has claimed 220 lives since September 28, when the first illness was recorded, the ministry said.

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  18. Four die of swine flu in HimachalRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Shimla, Feb 8 : Swine flu has claimed the lives of four people in Himachal Pradesh and nine have tested positive for the disease, a health official said on Monday. So far, four deaths due to swine flu were reported in the Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital in Shimla, senior medical superintendent Ramesh Chand told IANS.

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  19. Fear Of 'Politicization': Top Legislator Reveals Quintessence Of Armenian PoliticsRead the original story

    Monday | Groong

    Commenting on the complaint from Edmon Marukyan, the 131-member parliament's only MP who is not formally affiliated with any faction, as to why many initiatives do not get to the parliament floor for discussions and voting, Sahakyan said that it was due to the fact that more "political debate" is taking place at the sessions than actual discussion of bills. "We should work more intensively [on draft laws] and try not to politicize everything... and not to politicize this [parliament] tribune," Sahakyan said in remarks that went viral on the internet and quickly became a target of both criticism and political satire.

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  20. CDC Flu Update: Percentage of Respiratory Specimens Testing Positive for Flu IncreasesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | Infection Control Today

    According to this week's Fluview report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , flu activity continues to increase slowly; however there are localized pockets of high activity in parts of the country and the percentage of respiratory specimens testing positive for flu in clinical laboratories increased. H1N1 viruses are most common at this time.

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