H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu Newswire

H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu Newswire

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  1. SA threw colds and flu for a loop this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    South Africans seem to have outsmarted colds and flu viruses this winter season with just over a third suffering only once from coughs and sniffles, according to a national survey. pic: pexels.com South Africans seem to have outsmarted colds and flu viruses this winter season with just over a third suffering only once from coughs and sniffles, according to a national survey.

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  2. Once bitten, twice shy on dengueRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Standard

    Disappointed as some may be, it was an absolutely necessary step for the government to close Lion Rock Park in Wong Tai Sin in wake of the recent outbreak of dengue fever. As of last night, 17 people have fallen ill to the mosquito-borne disease in the current wave that is the most serious local dengue fever outbreak in memory.

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  3. Fighting the flu with an anti-inflammatory drugRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Chemical and Engineering News

    The anti-inflammatory drug naproxen is a common over-the-counter painkiller. Now scientists have used the drug to find new leads in the fight against flu.

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  4. Necessary care forces Oyen couple apartRead the original story

    Saturday | Medincine Hat News

    Gary Davis and his wife have a home in Oyen. After his wife was treated in hospital a few months ago, and her needs assessed, she was placed in a seniors' residence with dementia care in Medicine Hat.

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  5. Preventing and Treating Community-Acquired Pneumonia: A Focus on MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | US Pharmacist

    ABSTRACT: Not only are men less likely than women to see healthcare providers, but they are also more likely to die from pneumonia and influenza-related illnesses. Knowledge of these facts provides pharmacists with a unique opportunity to assist in the prevention and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia, especially in men.

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  6. Emerging Infectious Literatures and the Zombie ConditionRead the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Verran J, Reyes X. Emerging Infectious Literatures and the Zombie Condition. Emerg Infect Dis.

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  7. The Center for Disease Control's realistic new comic about swine flu and a state fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Boing Boing

    The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published a free graphic novel titled " The Junior Disease Detectives: Operation Outbreak ," some of which is set at a state fair where a teenage 4-H member is infected with swine flu. As CNN reports, the comic's plot is similar to what actually happened this summer at two state fairs.

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  8. GSK ships 2018-19 seasonal influenza vaccines for US marketRead the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | Newkerala.com

    PHILADELPHIA: GSK announced it will begin shipping its quadrivalent influenza vaccines to US healthcare providers and pharmacies for the 2018-19 flu season, immediately following licensing and lot-release approval from the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. "The 2017-18 flu season was an important reminder that the flu is a serious and unpredictable disease," said Dr. Leonard Friedland, VP, director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, Vaccines, North America.

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    Friday Aug 17 | South China Morning Post

    China's stocks dropped for a fifth day, nearing the low of the 2015 market rout, as Beijing vowed to clean up the health care sector in the wake of a vaccine scandal and concerns deepened about a slowdown in growth. The Shanghai Composite Index slid 1.3 per cent on Friday, ending the week with a 4.5 per cent decline.

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  10. CDC graphic novel foreshadows swine fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A new graphic novel, published last week by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, illustrates important public health lessons for teenage scientists. Illustrated by Bob Hobbs, the graphic novel follows a group of students who participate in their state's agricultural fair.

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  11. Swine fever outbreak sees China's WH Group shut slaughterhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Just-food.com

    China's WH Group , the world's largest pork producer, has been ordered by the country's government to shut one of its slaughterhouses amid a swine fever scare. The Chinese government has acted to try and contain the outbreak after pigs at the plant died of African Swine Fever, in the country's second case of the disease in recent weeks.

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  12. Nurse sues hospital for racial discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | WPTV Local News

    Beaumont Health is facing a federal lawsuit alleging racial discrimination by a nurse who says she was told not to care for a patient because of her race. MIAMI - OCTOBER 19: Nurse Valerie Blemur measures out a H1N1 vaccination at the Broadmoor Elementary school October 19, 2009 in Miami, Florida.

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  13. Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine feverRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 15 | The Daily Herald

    Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever, which can jeopardize the country's valuable pork industry. Denmark's Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it had approved the outline for the steel fence, which will be up to 1.5 meters tall.

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  14. Springs call center closing, laying off 410Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | TheDenverChannel

    JULY 23: Workers at one of the 19 national pandemic flu service call centres in the country, answer calls from people concerned about swine flu, July 23, 2009 in London, England. Over 1500 people have been employed to man these call centres as concerns about swine flu increase.

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  15. Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | WSOCTV

    Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever, which can jeopardize the country's valuable pork industry. Denmark's Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it had approved the outline for the steel fence, which will be up to 1.5 meters tall.

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  16. Surprise as flu striking fewer KiwisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | The Otago Daily Times

    The number of flu cases in New Zealand remains at an unseasonable low, leaving scientists pleased but slightly baffled as to why so few people have fallen foul of the annual winter disease. The Institute of Environmental Science and Research tracks New Zealand flu cases on a weekly basis, and for some time has been predicting peak flu season cannot be far off.

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  17. How the media falls short in reporting epidemicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Lethal infectious diseases are making headlines again, with 17 confirmed new Ebola cases reported in Congo as of August 8. The news brings back the memories of Americans' unjustified fear during the 2014 outbreak. In any outbreak or public health crisis, health organizations such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention need to deliver accurate and timely information to the public about risks and treatments.

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  18. Viral Antigens Market to Undertake Strapping Growth During 2018 to 2028Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | SBWire

    Antigens are commonly referred to as substances that are capable of triggering an immune response in a host by activating the lymphocytes or initiating antibody production against infections. Depending upon the fact that they either enter the human body or originate within the body, viral antigens are classified as foreign or self-antigens respectively.

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  19. Shiawassee County Health officials monitoring Swine flu situation 'very closely'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | WJRT

    It's been just three days since a pig at the Shiawassee County Fair tested positive for Swine flu. And while the fair may be over, the concern for human exposure to the virus is not.

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  20. Michigan county fair attendees test positive for rare strain of swine fluRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Fox News

    Health officials announced Friday that two children were sickened by a rare strain of influenza after coming into contact with pigs at a county fair in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said that influenza A has been identified as the strain that the children contracted from last month's Fowlerville Family Fair, which took place July 23 to 28. Several of the pigs exhibited at the fair tested positive for influenza on July 27 and the Center for Disease Control confirmed the virus found in the children is similar to that circulating amongst the swine.

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