Influenza (Flu)

Expression Of M Gene Segment Of Influenza A Virus Determines Host Range

The host range of the influenza A virus (IAV) is restricted by dysregulated expression of the M viral gene segment, according to a new study.
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Flu Vaccine Tied To Better Long-term Outcomes In Elderly Icu Survivors

MONDAY, Aug. 12, 2019 -- Among elderly patients, influenza vaccination is associated with a reduced risk for dying in the year following discharge from an intensive care unit (ICU), according to a study published in the July issue of Intensive...
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Ohio State's Efforts To Develop New Flu Vaccines Starts At County Fairs

For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place - pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide.
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Neil Degrasse Tyson Is Correct About The Numbers, By David Henderson

Numeracy Matters Yesterday, science writer Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted: In the past 48 hrs, the USA horrifically lost 34 people to mass shootings. On average, across any 48 hrs, we also lose… 500 to Medical errors 300 to the Flu 250 to Suicide 200...
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Health Tip: Getting Rid Of A Runny Nose

-- From chilly temperatures to the flu or allergies, a runny nose has a variety of causes. A prescription antibiotic usually is not needed to treat a runny nose, says Cleveland Clinic. To get rid of a runny nose, Cleveland Clinic suggests: Rest...
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'timely Action Is Critical': Doctors Call On Congress To Investigate Children's Deaths In Migrant...

Julia Conley, staff writerThree children who died between December and May exhibited sign of influenza, doctors say

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Michigan Officials Reveal Fair Pigs Tested Positive For Swine Flu

This weekend, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed that pigs at the Fowlerville Family Fair had tested positive for swine flu. The diagnosis was made on late Friday after the pigs began showing symptoms of the...
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Mesa Biotech To Present Comparative Flu & Rsv Detection Analysis With Other Fda-cleared...

Stephen Young, PhD, Director of Research and Clinical Trials at TriCore Reference Laboratory will present performance comparisons of the Accula visually read PCR testing platform with other FDA-cleared molecular tests for influenza A/B and...
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Lung Cell Patches Its Own Dna On The Fly To Survive Influenza

Scientists have identified one kind of lung cell that can hustle to repair its damaged DNA and survive an attack of the influenza A virus while other kinds of cells around it die in droves. The finding reveals more about the battle between cells and...
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Muslims Want ‘halal’ Flu Vaccine For Their Kids In England, Reject Nationwide Vaccination –...

Every healthy child aged between two and ten in England is expected to be administered a nasal flu vaccine next month, as part of the government’s efforts to protect Britons from the disease.
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Flu Buster: Special Uv Light Safely Kills Airborne Flu Virus In Indoor Public Spaces

Special UV Light Safely Kills Airborne Flu Virus Flu viruses are becoming deadlier nowadays and seasonal influenza epidemics are wrecking havoc to communities. The quest to thwart the spread of flu viruses is an ongoing process. However, a special...
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Trump To Help Flu Shot Uptake???

GIVE PHARMA MORE ECONOMIC INCENTIVES TO MAKE VACCINES??????  What the Actual You know what?  Pharma has ZERO product liability, an approval process slicker than your colon after a weekend at the Boston Baked Bean festival and legal MANDATES for...
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Women's Stronger Immune Response To Flu Vaccination Diminishes With Age

Women tend to have a greater immune response to a flu vaccination compared to men, but their advantage largely disappears as they age and their estrogen levels decline, suggests a new study.
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Flu Shots During Pregnancy Are Safe For Mother And Baby, Says New Study

For expectant moms worried about getting the flu vaccine while pregnant due to safety reasons, new research provides some relief.Read more...
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Birds Poop Out Flu Viruses That Could Become Deadly Global Pandemics. These Scientists Swab Their...

We are not prepared for the next pandemic flu virus. If a pandemic virus were unleashed today, it could kill 30 million people in one year. Scientists have discovered a flu hotspot on the New Jersey shore, where flu-carrying birds from far and wide...
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Ai Creates Flu Drug Better Than Anything On The Market Today – Report

The computer-generated vaccine was developed by scientists in Australia, but is undergoing clinical trials in the US amid the researchers' reported inability to test it locally due to bureaucratic red tape.
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Cdc: Workplace Absenteeism High In 2017/2018 Flu Season

FRIDAY, July 12, 2019 -- Workplace absenteeism during the high-severity 2017 to 2018 influenza season increased sharply in November and peaked in January, reaching a higher level than the average during the previous five seasons, according to...
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Ai-created Flu Vaccine Starts Testing In Us - Cnet

The drug wouldn't replace the old vaccine but would work with it, according to a report.
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The Battle Between Virus And Host Cell

When viruses enter the body, such as during an influenza or a gastrointestinal infection, the processes within the infected cells change: In the worst case, the virus takes the helm and reprograms the cell to its advantage. It then produces viral...
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Flu Fact Sheet For Parents Increases Vaccination Rate In Children

Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician's office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, pediatricians have found.
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