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  1. Lessons From Swine Flu: Avoid Geographic Location When Naming New Infectious Diseases, WHO SaysRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Medical Daily

    The World Health Organization is reminding scientists and public health officials to take care when naming new human infectious diseases; the wrong name can have adverse side-effects. "In recent years, several new human infectious diseases have emerged.

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  2. WHO issues best practices for naming new human infectious diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    Diseases are often given common names by people outside of the scientific community. Once disease names are established in common usage through the Internet and social media, they are difficult to change, even if an inappropriate name is being used.

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  3. Market MoverINSIDE the Health Care NightmareRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | 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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  4. UN health agency: Don't name diseases after regions, animalsRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Asian Correspondent

    The World Health Organization is issuing new advice on the best way to name new diseases - guidelines the U.N. health agency itself has previously broken. In a statement published on Friday, WHO criticized disease names like Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome and swine flu, which can be stigmatizing.

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  5. WHO urges more care in naming diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Seattle Times

    No more animal names like swine flu, monkey pox and mad cow. Avoid place names like Spanish flu, Rift Valley fever, West Nile virus, Lyme disease and Ebola .

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  6. 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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  7. Newly released market study: Genera Biosystems Limited (GBI) -...Read the original story

    May 8, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    The company develops and commercializes multiplexed molecular diagnostic testing products. Its products include RTIplex and PapType.

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  8. Swine flu, monkey pox? Think again on disease names, WHO saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    If you're a scientist and have just identified a dangerous new disease in Peru originating from pigs, then please don't call it paralytic Peruvian pig pox. Disease names such as swine flu or Rift Valley fever risk stigmatizing communities and damaging economies, the World Health Organization warned Friday as it called for a rethink on naming new human diseases.

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  9. UN health agency: Don't name diseases after regions, animals or people, use generic termsRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Fort Francis Times

    The World Health Organization is issuing new advice on the best way to name new diseases - guidelines the U.N. health agency itself has previously broken. In a statement published on Friday, WHO criticized disease names like Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome and swine flu, which can be stigmatizing.

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  10. Government committed to investing in biomedical R&D: DPM TeoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Government remains committed to investing in R&D efforts to consolidate Singapore's position as a regional biomedical hub, says Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean. DPM Teo Chee Hean with 88-year-old Nobel laureate Sydney Brenner, whom he said "spurred us to start the Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology 30 years ago".

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  11. More Read the original story

    May 8, 2015 | CBS 3 Springfield

    The World Health Organization is issuing new advice on the best way to name new diseases - guidelines the U.N. health agency itself has previously broken. In a statement published on Friday, WHO criticized disease names like Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome and swine flu, which can be stigmatizing.

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  12. Better flu jab available free for the over-85sRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | The Standard

    A better-matched flu vaccine against a mutated variant of H3N2 flu strain will be dispensed from today free of charge to those aged at least 85 years old to give them protection for the coming summer flu season. But Centre for Health Protection controller Leung Ting-hung said 100,000 doses will not cover the 160,000 people over 85. The government is providing a second vaccination program as the jab provided from last October to March this year did not fully match the circulating H3N2 flu strain, resulting in a more serious outbreak not seen since 2009's swine flu pandemic.

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  13. Guest Column: Paging Dr. InternetRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Coastal Point

    We all use the Internet for healthcare. We hear about the Ebola epidemic, H1N1, measles outbreak and the flu, and out come our phones and computers.

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  14. Sinovac Biotech Ltd. To Host Conference Call To Report First Quarter...Read the original story

    May 6, 2015 | BioSpace

    A live audio webcast of the call will also be available on the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.sinovac.com . A webcast replay will be available on the Company's website for 30 days following the call.

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  15. Outbreak of Influenza A(H1N1) in a Kidney Transplant Unit-Protective Effect of Vaccination.Read the original story

    May 7, 2015 | CiteULike

    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. Seasonal influenza vaccination is recommended for patients with end-stage renal disease , despite suggested inferior efficacy among these patients.

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  16. Ebola experience is a wake-up call for the WHORead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | New Scientist

    The World Health Organization is in need of both reform and money to give it the best chance of dealing with potential global health threats in future Update, 7 May 2015: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced that it will spend up to up to $75 million establishing the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance Network in developing countries. The network will also help with the problem discussed in the article below: how to respond to an epidemic such as Ebola or SARS.

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

    May 7, 2015 | 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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  18. Assessing Google Flu Trends Performance in the United States during...Read the original story

    May 6, 2015 | CiteULike

    Background Google Flu Trends uses anonymized, aggregated internet search activity to provide near-real time estimates of influenza activity. GFT estimates have shown a strong correlation with official influenza surveillance data.

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  19. BASE: GlaxoSmithKline's factory, in Barnard Castle, County DurhamRead the original story

    May 6, 2015 | The Northern Echo

    The company, which employs about 1,000 people at a plant in Barnard Castle , County Durham, said meningitis prevention will allow it to expand into new markets and build its US presence. That focus has been bolstered by the Bexsero and Menveo treatments, which it took from a deal to buy rival Novartis' vaccines.

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  20. Growing Apprehension Amid Disease Outbreaks Drives Global Sales of...Read the original story

    May 6, 2015 | PRWeb

    Growing Apprehension Amid Disease Outbreaks Drives Global Sales of Hand Sanitizers, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Hand Sanitizers. The global market for Hand Sanitizers is projected to reach US$1.6 billion, worth 566.9 million units by 2020, driven by the growing importance given for hand hygiene practices in the light of disease outbreaks, such as Ebola, and H1N1.

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