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(HealthDay)—Flucelvax is the first seasonal flu vaccine to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration using a manufacturing method called cell culture technology, the agency said.
Medications Nov 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
More than 80 percent of pigs that tested positive for influenza A virus at Ohio county fairs between 2009 and 2011 showed no signs of illness, according to a new study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
'Original antigenic sin' at the center of researchers' model addressing age-specific influenza immunity
(Medical Xpress)—Mathematicians are helping to build a better picture of how populations develop immunity to flu and which groups are most at risk of getting – and transmitting – infection each year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Flu activity in the United States remains at low levels, federal health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With flu season around the corner, getting a seasonal vaccine might be one of the best ways to prevent people from getting sick. These vaccines only work, however, if their developers have accurately predicted which strains ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Time to get your flu vaccine. And remember: Last year's shot won't protect you this year.
Medications Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an advance toward development of a nasal spray that protects against infection with influenza and spread of the disease, scientists are reporting identification of a substance that activates the first-line ...
Medications Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new report shows that a deadly swine flu virus can infect ferrets, highlighting the importance of continuous surveillance of emerging flu strains.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new highly-toxic strain of the potentially deadly bird flu virus has appeared in Vietnam and is spreading fast, according to state media reports.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research at Imperial College London examining influenza transmission in ferrets suggests that the virus can be passed on before the appearance of symptoms. If the finding applies to humans, it means that people pass on flu ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
National Institutes of Health scientists have identified how a kind of immature immune cell responds to a part of influenza virus and have traced the path those cells take to generate antibodies that can neutralize a wide ...
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When you are hit with the flu, you know it immediately—fever, chills, sore throat, aching muscles, fatigue. This is your body mounting an immune response to the invading virus. But less is known about ...
Medical research Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
IBM scientists are collaborating with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Public Health Data Standards Consortium (PHDSC) to further standardize the exchange and use of public health information to ...
Other Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The formulation for the vaccine that will help protect against the flu this coming season was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday.
Medications Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists studying flu vaccines have identified ways to overcome an obstacle called "original antigenic sin," which can impair immune responses to new flu strains.
Immunology Aug 13, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |