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By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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‘Invisible Killers’ highlights dangers of Influenza, Ebola, Smallpox: premieres on March 29

Viruses have shaped our health and our history, and, despite all the tools of modern medicine, they continue to kill millions of people every year. Influenza, smallpox, and Ebola are among the three most lethal More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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Flu vaccine with four times the antigen reduces hospital visits for nursing home residents: Study

The fact that vaccines typically don’t work as well in older people presents a challenge to influenza vaccine makers, particularly because the illness often results in serious respiratory infections in frail More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Egypt H5N1 avian flu cases rise to 20

With the addition of the newest case of human H5N1 avian influenza in a woman from Sohag governorate, this brings the total cases of the lethal zoonotic infection to 20 in Egypt, according to a Masrawy.com report More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Researchers at five sites receive NIH funding for influenza research

PRESS RELEASE Influenza scientists at five sites in the United States are to receive funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to collaborate with investigators around the globe More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Egypt reports third H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 86-year-old woman from the capital city of Damanhur in the Egyptian coastal governorate of Beheira is the latest human case of H5N1 avian influenza in the North African country, according to a EGYNews rport More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Egypt reports two human H5N1 avian influenza cases

Two people, an adult woman and a child, have tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, according to a report in the Egypt Independent today. Image/CIA According to the report by Al-Masry Al-Youm,  “A 56-year-old More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Libya reports first H5N1 bird flu outbreak on Tubruq farm

Libya has reported its first outbreak of Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI) H5N1 on a farm in the port city of Tubruq (Tobruk) near the Egyptian border, according to Dr Abdunaser Dayhum, Director More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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California flu deaths in people under sixty-five rises to 278

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported yesterday that the 2013-2014 influenza season has been particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults and the Golden State certainly backs up that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Flu shots: 2014-15 influenza season recommendations for the northern hemisphere released

The World Health Organization (WHO)  Global Influenza Surveillance and Response System (GISRS), a global public health laboratory network coordinated by WHO, today released the recommended composition of influenza More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Calgary: Two house cats die after contracting H1N1 influenza

At least two cats in Calgary have died from H1N1 influenza, which are believed to be the 1st feline cases of pH1N1-09 in Canada, according to a CBC report Friday.   Public domain image/Jon Sullivan Dr Alistair More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Egypt reports 38 H1N1 influenza deaths

The Egyptian Health Ministry confirmed 38 deaths related to the A/H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, including four physicians, since the beginning of last December, according to a Daily News Egypt report Sunday. Image/CIA In More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 7th, 2014
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Flu deaths top 200 in California with majority being due to H1N1 influenza

The number of influenza-related fatalities in California has risen by another 56 cases during the past week, bringing the total deaths associated with flu to 202, according to a California Department of Public More...

By Guest Author On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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The Flu Shot: Help choosing which one to get

They say I should do it…., I know I should do it…,  and If I do it… Which one do I do? Why every year? Here’s help: Flu viruses are smart. They change and mutate each year.  The big term “antigenic More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Talking bird flu, seasonal influenza, flu shots and India’s polio success with Dr. Vincent Racaniello

With influenza of all sorts– H5N1, H1N1 and H7N9, dominating the media recently, I decided to delve in a little deeper and try to clear up some questions “people watching the news” may have when More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 4th, 2014
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CDC tweets 10 flu tips as 25 states now report widespread flu activity

Despite a relatively slow start to this 2013-2014 flu season, it has certainly picked up strongly in recent weeks as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting 25 states as having widespread More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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‘What’s new on Avian Flu Diary’ with blogger, Michael Coston

Bloggers who write about infectious diseases are usually so much better than what you get from the usual mainstream media–better research, great sources and great commentary because they actually understand More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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H5N1 avian influenza in humans: By the numbers

With just two weeks left in 2013 and the release of the latest global statistics of avian influenza and affected areas yesterday, I thought we could look at human H5N1 bird flu by the numbers. Clearly, what stands More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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WHO reports six human H5N1 avian influenza cases during past six weeks

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) summary and assessment Friday, from March 12 to April 26, 2013, there were a total of six new laboratory confirmed human cases with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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Swine flu: How a mild virus turned the world upside down

How come we’re not inundated with news reports days and night about the horrors of the swine flu pandemic anymore? Could it be that the media and government entities have figured out that the citizens don’t More...


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