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Immunogenicity of an Avian Influenza Vaccine

Research from JAMA — Immunogenicity of Avian Influenza A/Anhui/01/2005(H5N1) Vaccine With MF59 Adjuvant — A Randomized Clinical Trial
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NC DHHS: NC Flu Update: Facts and Figures

RT @NCPublicHealth: #NC #Flu Report (ending 10/11/14): http://t.co/vqq9PeieRN Flu sporadic, geographically. Influenza-like illness (ILI) low
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A Beneficiary Role for Neuraminidase in Influenza Virus Penetration through the Respiratory Mucus

A Beneficiary Role for Neuraminidase in Influenza Virus Penetration through the Respiratory Mucus | Influenza | Scoop.it
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Popular Science's Strange Reporting Of The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic

Popular Science's Strange Reporting Of The 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic | Influenza | Scoop.it
The flu was clearly on our editors' minds, but they seemed to have left the more straightforward reporting to other outlets.
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Avian Flu Diary: EID Journal: Avian Influenza (H7N9) Virus Infection in Chinese Tourist in Malaysia, 2014

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Patent Approved for New Pandemic Flu Test

The government has awarded a patent to the TGen and Northern Arizona University for a test that can detect the H1N1 pandemic flu strain.
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EID Journal: Human Co-Infection with Avian and Seasonal Influenza Viruses, China

Credit AFD   # 9169   One of the concerns we have with novel influenza viruses – those that primarily infect non-human species – is that when they do jump to humans, they may occasionally encounter and interact with human influenza viruses, and...
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Avian Flu Diary: NIH: H7N9 Vaccine Candidate Works Much Better With An Adjuvant

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Estimates of Deaths Associated with Seasonal Influenza --- United States, 1976--2007

Estimates of Deaths Associated with Seasonal Influenza --- United States, 1976--2007 http://t.co/qKepPIO9SQ
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Sanofi Pasteur Introduces 4-Strain Influenza Vaccine (Fluzone) in Canada

New standard of care for the prevention of influenza A 4-strain influenza vaccine for individuals six months of age and older Helps protect children and adults against an additional influenza B strain October 1, 2014 Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines...
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Systematic identification of transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulations in human respiratory epithelial cells during influenza A virus infection

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Respiratory epithelial cells are the primary target of influenza virus infection in human. However, the molecular mechanisms of airway epithelial cell responses to viral infection are not fully understood.

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Visterra bringing influenza immunotherapy into Phase 2 with $30M cash influx - MedCity News

Infectious diseases like dengue fever influenza of the seasonal and pandemic varieties are the top targets for Cambridge biotech Visterra, which has just raised a hefty Series B round - to the tune of $30 million - for its immunotherapies.
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Questions and Answers on the Executive Order Adding Potentially Pandemic Influenza Viruses to the List of Quarantinable Diseases | Quarantine | CDC

Questions and Answers on the Executive Order Adding Potentially Pandemic Influenza Viruses to the List of Quarantinable Diseases | Quarantine | CDC | Influenza | Scoop.it
@statesdj @Farzad_MD @ddiamond added by exec order http://t.co/GouIV3qWOs
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Scientists "must get better" at assessing pandemic threat from flu viruses

RT @ImperialSpark: Scientists "must get better" at assessing pandemic threat from flu viruses http://t.co/exynzEvLKg @Cambridge_Uni @elife
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Throwback Thursday | The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

What lessons can we learn from past outbreaks in controlling epidemics today?
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BioTechniques - Flu Epidemic Hits GenBank

Over 10,000 influenza genomes are now in GenBank. How was this accomplished? Find out...
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Epidemiology of human infections with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus in the two waves before and after October 2013 in Zhejiang province, China [Epidemiol Infect. 2014] - PubMed - NCBI

PubMed comprises more than 23 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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Influenza Vaccine - JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association

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A TIME'S MEMORY: Low pathogenic #avian #influenza (#poultry), #H7N1, #H5N2, & #H7N7, #SouthAfrica (OIE World Animal Health Information System, October 7 2014, edited)

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Influenza researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka wins Breakthrough Award - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Influenza researcher Yoshihiro Kawaoka wins Breakthrough Award University of Wisconsin-Madison The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Yoshihiro Kawaoka has been recognized as a 2014 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award recipient for his efforts to...
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Analysis: Bat Influenza Viruses and the Risk to Humans

Bats are a well-known vertebrate reservoir of viruses like rabies and Ebola. Recent discovery of sequences in bats that resemble influenza virus genes raised the question of whether bat flu viruses exist and could pose a threat to humans.
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Complete Genome Sequences of H3N2 Canine Influenza Virus with the Matrix Gene from the Pandemic A/H1N1 Virus

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