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Flu at the zoo and other disasters: Experts help animal exhibitors prepare for the worst

Posted by External 57 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — Here are three disaster scenarios for zoo or aquarium managers: one, a wildfire lunges towards your facility, threatening your staff and hundreds of zoo animals. Two, hurricane floodwaters pour into your basement, where more than 10,000 exotic fish and marine mammals live in giant tanks. Three, local poultry farmers report avian influenza (bird flu) in their chickens, a primary source of protein Read More
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Flu Shot Facts & Side Effects (Updated for 2014-2015)

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The seasonal flu shot is a yearly vaccine administered to protect against the flu, or influenza. In the United States, flu shots are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older. Read More
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Flu Vaccine: Should Your Kids Get the Nasal Spray?

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http://feedproxy.google.com — In a new recommendation this flu season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the nasal spray is the preferred flu vaccine for kids ages 2 to 8. Here's what you need to know. Read More
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Flu Shot Rate Up in Kids, But Adults Fall Short on Vaccination

Posted by External 94 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — More U.S. children and adults are getting vaccinated against the flu, but public health officials say there's room for improvement in vaccination rates. Read More
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Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women

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http://feedproxy.google.com — Pregnant? Then you should get a flu shot, according to new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Read More
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'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

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http://feedproxy.google.com — A group of people in the Amazon who had been living without any contact to the outside world suffered an outbreak of the flu after fleeing attacks on t, Brazilian authorities say. Read More
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Risks of Flu Research Demand Openness From Labs

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http://feedproxy.google.com — The danger of reporting findings before peer review is that scientists often can’t talk about the details of their research, which can lead to hype or fear in the media. Read More
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Conditions linked to deadly bird flu revealed: High risk areas identified

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http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that's causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small fraction of its potential range and appears at risk of spreading to other suitable areas of India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, according to a new study. Read More
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