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By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
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N95 Mask shortage linked to Obama administration, not restocking after H1N1 in 2009

Public health may be headed into crisis, in large part due to the shortage N95 respirator masks and new reports trace the problem back to over ten years, after the H1N1 outbreak. Imagine de Gerd Altmann de la Pixabay From More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Janssen Announces License Agreement With Vertex for development of VX-787, a novel influenza A drug

PRESS RELEASE TITUSVILLE, NJ, July 18, 2014 – Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Janssen) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive license agreement with Vertex Pharmaceuticals for the worldwide development, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 19th, 2014
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Author, Mark Jerome Walters discusses his new book, ‘Seven Modern Plagues’

A new book, which examines seven relatively new and emerging infectious diseases and how human action and the change in the ecology, causes them to produce, according to the author, “ecodemics”. The More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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Flu hospitalizations and deaths in younger people are up this season: CDC

PRESS RELEASE This influenza season was particularly hard on younger- and middle-age adults, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. People age More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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Flu is reported ‘widespread’ in 70 percent of US states: CDC

The 2013-2014 influenza season had a slow start this year; however, we are getting to where we are typically found this time of year pretty quickly now. Image/CDC In their epidemiologic report from week one of 2014, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
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Arkansas reports two cases of swine flu variant H1N1(v)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that two people in Arkansas have been infected with a strain of influenza known as H1N1(v) after contact with pigs. Photo/Agricultural Research More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 21st, 2013
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ACIP recommends FluBlok for 2013-2014 flu season for adults with egg allergies

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted unanimously in favor(13-0) of recommending FluBlok during the 2013-2014 influenza season for vaccination of persons 18 through 49 years of age with egg More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, May 3rd, 2013
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Chinese researchers make hybrid H5N1-H1N1 influenza strain thats easily transmissible, critics call it ‘appalling irresponsibility’

We remember just a year or two ago when researchers from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Erasmus MC in Rotterdam created mutated Avian influenza strains that could spread between ferrets and the subsequent More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 26th, 2013
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Flu activity remains high overall in the U.S., seniors hit the hardest: CDC

While some areas of the United States are showing some decreased activity of influenza, other areas are showing that flu is on the rise and overall influenza activity remains elevated in most of the country, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 9th, 2012
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Minnesota health officials report three human cases of swine flu H1N2v

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stepped up surveillance of the H3N2v variant influenza A virus nationwide, the state of Minnesota is reporting yet another swine flu strain that has 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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