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By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 18th, 2013

Minnesota: Influenza ‘widespread’ in state, 60 deaths confirmed

Public domain image/Perry-Castañeda Library Minnesota health officials are describing the current flu season as “vigorous” and “widespread” as influenza activity is the highest since the More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 17th, 2013
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Flublok, new influenza vaccine made using baculovirus receives FDA approval

Image/CDC The first trivalent influenza vaccine made using an insect virus (baculovirus) expression system and recombinant DNA technology, Flublok, received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval Wednesday More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Boston flu outbreak prompts Mayor Menino to declare a public health emergency

Public domain photo/ECeDee via wikimedia commons Since Oct.1, the city of Boston, MA has seen some 700 confirmed influenza cases, which represents a ten-fold increase when compared to the 70 cases confirmed all More...

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