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Overview of Influenza Surveillance in the United States | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDC

Overview of Influenza Surveillance in the United States | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDC | Virology News | Scoop.it
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Wellingtonians become guinea pigs in search for universal flu vaccine | Stuff.co.nz

Wellingtonians become guinea pigs in search for universal flu vaccine | Stuff.co.nz | Virology News | Scoop.it
Currently the flu jab only lasts a season, but Kiwis are one step closer will drawing that out longer.
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False claim resurfaces that flu vaccine is ‘designed to spread cancer’

False claim resurfaces that flu vaccine is ‘designed to spread cancer’ | Virology News | Scoop.it
Have you seen this article claiming flu vaccines are “designed to spread cancer”? Don’t be fooled by anti-vaccine sentiments - this claim is incorrect.
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Why HIV vaccine research is now about much more than HIV

Why HIV vaccine research is now about much more than HIV | Virology News | Scoop.it
Scientists think that the lessons learned over the past couple of decades could help foster the development of vaccines for diseases other than HIV.
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Genetic characterization and diversity of porcine circovirus type 2 in non-vaccinated South African swine herds.

The porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is a swine infectious viral pathogen of great significance in global swine herds. It was recently detected at another Provi...
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10/18/18:*Acute Flaccid Myelitis Is CDC Medical Fraud,Caused By Any Variant Of Flu Vax/Doctors Know This | Poppen Report Show's tracks

10/18/18:*Acute Flaccid Myelitis Is CDC Medical Fraud,Caused By Any Variant Of Flu Vax/Doctors Know This | Poppen Report Show's tracks | Virology News | Scoop.it
Source:vaxtruth.org/poppenreport.com...
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This is actually cynical fraud and alarmism. But crap like this is EVERYWHERE.
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Flu drug speeds relief from symptoms in at-risk patients: Roche

Flu drug speeds relief from symptoms in at-risk patients: Roche | Virology News | Scoop.it
FILE PHOTO: Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel Thomson Reuters ZURICH (Reuters) - Influenza drug baloxavir marboxil significantly sped time to relief for patients highly vulnerable to serious complications, a late-stage clinical trial has shown, Swiss drugmaker...
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Debunked: The Polio Vaccine and HIV Link | History of Vaccines

Debunked: The Polio Vaccine and HIV Link | History of Vaccines | Virology News | Scoop.it
When the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) was discovered in the 1980s, people immediately wondered where it had come from and how it had found its way into humans.One conjecture that arose in the 1990s put the blame for HIV on a public…...
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FLUAD vs. FLUZONE HD Influenza Vaccine in Residents of Long Term Care

FLUAD vs. FLUZONE HD Influenza Vaccine in Residents of Long Term Care | Virology News | Scoop.it
Clinical Trials - clinicaltrials.gov Adjuvanted flu vaccine, Fluad, is not immunologically inferior to HD influenza vaccine in older persons living in long-term...
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Greece Outside In: Flu pandemic of 1918 devastated families in the region in staggering numbers

That's because Sword's grandmother, Christine, then 3, was separated from her father, her 2-year-old brother, James, and the family's GREEK ...
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GPEI – Global Polio Eradication Initiative

GPEI – Global Polio Eradication Initiative | Virology News | Scoop.it
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative is a public-private partnership led by national governments with five core partners - the World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Its goal is to eradicate polio worldwide. READ MORE
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Novel single-stranded, circular DNA virus identified in cats in Japan

We detected a novel feline stool-associated circular DNA virus (FeSCV) in fecal samples from cats with diarrhea using consensus primers matching those of circovirus and cyclovirus. FeSCV is a...
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Take-up of MMR vaccine falls for fourth year in a row in England | Society | The Guardian

Take-up of MMR vaccine falls for fourth year in a row in England | Society | The Guardian | Virology News | Scoop.it
Proportion of children being immunised down to 91.2% as experts warn of measles risk...
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Historical Vaccine Safety Concerns Concerns | Vaccine Safety | CDC

Read more about past vaccine safety concerns, how they have been resolved, and what we have learned.
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Enterprise Unveils 5-year Strategic Plan Towards Evolving Effective HIV Vaccine

Enterprise Unveils 5-year Strategic Plan Towards Evolving Effective HIV Vaccine | Virology News | Scoop.it
Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise has launched a five-year strategy to accelerate the development of vaccine toward preventing HIV infection.
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Virus-like particles of recombinant PCV2b carrying FMDV-VP1 epitopes induce both anti-PCV and anti-FMDV antibody responses.

Mixed infection of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) is devastating to swine populations. To develop an effective vaccine...
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What is the History of Influenza Vaccine Use in America? - NVIC

The isolation of influenza types A and B in the 1930's fueled an interest in the development of an influenza vaccine that would reduce mortality in future epidemics and pandemics.
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Study of Flu-Related Deaths in Children Shows Healthy Children at Risk

Study of Flu-Related Deaths in Children Shows Healthy Children at Risk | Virology News | Scoop.it
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Origin, Genetic Diversity, and Evolutionary Dynamics of Novel Porcine Circovirus 3

Origin, Genetic Diversity, and Evolutionary Dynamics of Novel Porcine Circovirus 3 | Virology News | Scoop.it
Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV3) is a novel virus associated with acute PDNS (porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome)‐like clinical signs identified by metagenomic sequencing from swine. Its high occurrence may pose a potential threat to the swin
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Zimbabwe launches vaccine drive in bid to bring cholera outbreak under control – UK News

Zimbabwe launches vaccine drive in bid to bring cholera outbreak under control – UK News | Virology News | Scoop.it
17 hours Zimbabwe launches vaccine drive in bid to bring cholera outbreak under control Telegraph
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Lion CRISIS: Emergency DRUGS AIRLIFT for dying endangered lions | Nature | News

Lion CRISIS: Emergency DRUGS AIRLIFT for dying endangered lions | Nature | News | Virology News | Scoop.it
PRECIOUS drugs are being airlifted into a lion sanctuary in the battle to save the big cats from deadly pet diseases. Up to 300 doses of vaccine are due to arrive in India’s vast Gir Forest as the death toll of endangered Asiatic lions rises to 23 animals.
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Safety and Immunogenicity of Different Dosages of High-Dose Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine in Children 6 Months to 17 Years of Age

Safety and Immunogenicity of Different Dosages of High-Dose Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine in Children 6 Months to 17 Years of Age | Virology News | Scoop.it
Clinical Trials - clinicaltrials.gov The objectives of this study are: - To describe the safety of each dosage of high-dose quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV-...
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Identification of two residues within the NS1 of H7N9 influenza A virus that critically affect the protein stability and function.

The emerging avian-origin H7N9 influenza A virus, which causes mild to lethal human respiratory disease, continues to circulate in China, posing a great threat ...
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Minister blames procurement process on Scottish flu jab shortage

Minister blames procurement process on Scottish flu jab shortage | Virology News | Scoop.it
HALF a million Scottish pensioners will miss out on an updated winter flu jab available south of the border because of a procurement blunder, SNP…...
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Zimbabwe's cholera emergency: 'Stench of sewage' in Harare

Zimbabwe's cholera emergency: 'Stench of sewage' in Harare | Virology News | Scoop.it
Amidst a collapse in public services, water supplies have become contaminated with untreated sewage.
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