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Flu Shot Recommended for All Pregnant Women

Posted by External 9 days ago General — 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

Posted by External 36 days ago General — 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

Posted by External 40 days ago General — 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

Posted by External 67 days ago General — 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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Path of a Pandemic: Map Shows How H1N1 Swine Flu Spread

Posted by External 72 days ago General — A new map shows the path of H1N1 "swine flu" as it spread across the United States in the fall of 2009, when the brunt of the pandemic hit the country. Read More
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Deadly Airborne Flu Virus Created in Lab – Not as Bad as It Sounds (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 75 days ago General — Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US have been criticised for recreating a very similar but distinct influenza virus by mixing together a set of genes taken from viruses of wild birds that are present in the gene pool today. Read More
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How Is MERS Different from the Flu?

Posted by External 107 days ago General — Since Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) first appeared in 2012, researchers have been working around the clock to learn more about the mysterious virus that causes the disease. Read More
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New Vaccine for Deadly H7N9 Bird Flu Shows Promise

Posted by External 120 days ago General — A team of researchers has produced an experimental vaccine for the deadly H7N9 flu strain using a technique that allows for making larger vaccine quantities than previous methods. Read More
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