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Dove and Early Canada Goose Seasons to Begin Sept. 1; Game Commission Posts Avian Influenza Information on Website

... of waterfowl. GAME COMMISSION POSTS avian INFLUENZA INFORMATION ON WEBSITE As hunters ... on its website ( www.pgc.state.pa.us ) about avian influenza and wild birds. The information can be ... - are considered the natural reservoir for avian Influenza viruses. But, these are the ...

1976 Swine Flu Outbreak Offers Echoes, Lessons Today

... implicated in 1918 was probably derived from an avian species of the flu virus, Lamb said. But that ... actually part swine flu, part human flu and part avian flu. "This is a hybrid," said Dr. George T. ... "That's unusual. The 1976 virus did not have avian in it." According to the U.S. Centers for ...

iJET Issues 2008 Review & Forecast Report on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Preparedness

... of its annual report: 2008 Review and Forecast: avian Influenza and Pandemic Planning . Developed by ... analysis of worldwide events associated with avian influenza, details scientific developments, ... year. iJET's 2008 Review and Forecast: avian Influenza and Pandemic Planning report includes ...

Obio Pharmaceutical Announced New Antiviral Drug Discovery to Combat Influenza Virus

... main strains of influenza virus (including avian and human influenza strains) such as H3N2 and ... Health Organization for treating and preventing avian flu infection at present. However, cases of ... total of 404 laboratory-confirmed human cases of avian Influenza A/ (H5N1) with a mortality rate of ...

Scientists identify lab-made proteins that neutralize multiple strains of seasonal and pandemic flu

... range of influenza A viruses, including the H5N1 avian virus, the 1918 pandemic influenza virus and ... Dana-Farber colleagues began their study with avian flu viruses. They scanned tens of billions of ... active against the four major strains of H5N1 avian influenza viruses. Encouraged by these findings, ...

Avian Flu Economics Expert Urges Vigilance In Monitoring Recent Outbreak

... The recent reoccurrence of the avian flu in China, India and the Middle East should ... the leader of a task force that studied the avian flu threat and its potentially devastating impact ... 18, 2009 -- The recent reoccurrence of the avian flu in China, India and the Middle East should ...

Cleveland Clinic Unveils 'Top 10' Medical Innovations for 2009

... is currently underway. The innovations touch on avian influenza, electronic medical records, and ... 6. New Strategies for Creating Vaccines for avian Flu: A newer vaccine approach that uses a mock ... protect people against infection from the deadly avian virus. 5. Percutaneous Mitral Valve ...

Design of system that will revolutionize control of influenza epidemics

... seasonal flu epidemics and also the subtypes of avian influenza, of great interest because of the ... of more efficacious vaccines. In the case of avian flu, these advantages increase with multiple ... arriving at ports and airports from regions where avian flu is going around, and thus reduce the risk of ...

New Avian Flu Vaccine Strategy Proposed

... -- People can be protected against a potential avian flu epidemic by getting advance shots of a ... A study of 24 people who got a now outdated avian flu vaccine seven years ago shows the strategy ... antibodies when challenged with the H5 avian flu strain that is regarded as the one most ...

Penn animal study identifies new DNA weapon against avian flu

... a potential new way to vaccinate against avian flu. By delivering vaccine via DNA constructed to ... that target diverse strains of pandemic flu. avian flu is tricky. Not only is it deadly, but it ... very difficult. How to predict which strain of avian flu may appear at any time is difficult. "We are ...

Battling bird flu by the numbers

... whether an emerging infectious disease such as avian influenza H5N1 is poised to spread globally. ... into whether something like the H5N1 strain of avian influenzacommonly known these days as the Bird ... at a time when the world was wondering whether avian influenza H5N1, with its relatively high human ...

Probable Case of Human-to-Human Bird Flu Transmission Reported

... to monitor foreign microscopic invaders such as avian virus is essentially genetic, Alcabes said. "That ... have been 376 reported cases of infection with avian H5N1 virus around the world as of April 2, with ... you can get limited transmission of the avian virus from one infected human to another human, ...

The Quigley Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter & 2007 Annual Results; Increases Investment to $6.5 million in Pharmaceutical R&D in 2007

... for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, avian Flu in animals, Rheumatoid Arthritis and for ... proof of concept study conducted in France. avian Flu Compound - QR-441(a): Positive results were ... to chickens exposed to HPAI (Highly Pathogenic avian Influenza) H5N1. Patent For Prophylactic And ...

iJET Unveils 2007 Year-in-Review Report on Avian Influenza and Pandemic Planning

... announced the publication of 2007 Year in Review: avian Influenza and Pandemic Planning. Created by ... analysis of worldwide incidences of the avian flu virus (H5N1) and summarizes global pandemic ... within the report: Trends The spread of H5N1 avian influenza slowed and the number of ...

Swine flu monitoring needed for farm workers, study says

... illness. It has been known for a long time that avian and swine strains of flu can spread to humans, with avian strains appearing to be more dangerous than swine strains; as of late 2007, the avian flu had killed 194 people in 321 cases reported ...

Large avian flu outbreaks more likely to involve duck meat industry, experts find

... University of Liverpool have found that 73% of avian flu outbreaks in the UK would not spread beyond ... Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) to produce an avian flu model based on unique levels of detail ... meat was more likely to cause large outbreaks of avian flu because ducks often do not show signs of the ...

Influenza: Insights into cell specificity of human vs. avian viruses

... respiratory tract are targeted by human versus avian influenza viruses, providing valuable insights ... diseases. The report by van Riel et al, Human and avian influenza viruses target different cells in the ... the host. For example, highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus targets cells deep within the ...

Lab-on-chip testing for 'bird flu' developed by Singapore scientists

... that can be used to detect the highly pathogenic avian flu (H5N1) virus. If successfully ... regions for pre-emptive surveillance of nascent avian flu epidemic. According to project leader and ... half an hour." With early warning, a potential avian flu epidemic can be ....

Pitt receives $13.4 million NIH grant to create virtual models for epidemics

... developed by Dr. Burke and his colleagues to control a threatening avian influenza pandemic. These models were influential in forming the World ... about the size of antiviral medicine stockpiles needed to quash a possible avian flu outbreak, and in shaping U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' ...

Study to Investigate AHCC and the Swine Flu Virus

... peer-reviewed journals have shown the benefits of AHCC against influenza, avian flu, west nile virus and MRSA. BEAVERTON, Ore., June 1 /PRNewswire/ ... a group of mice infected with the virus. Two years ago, following the avian flu outbreak, the same university conducted a study in mice on the effect ...

The Sage Group Widens Strategic Role to Assist HemispherX Biopharma in Pandemic Influenza Initiatives as Pacific Rim/Japan Treatment/Prevention Programs Accelerate

... an existing plan created to counter the more virulent H5N1 virus, known as avian flu. Yoshi Mizuta, President of Sage Japan, said, "The Japanese ... Infectious Diseases) which uses Ampligen along with a vaccine to prevent avian flu as recently reported in the primate studies Dr. Hasegawa has ....

CEL-SCI Corporation Reports 2009 Second Fiscal Quarter Financial Results

... pandemic influenza, such as the "Spanish Influenza" and more recently in avian flu, patients with stronger immune systems had a greater chance of dying ... the very young and very old most severely, swine flu may be more like the avian flu which hits people in their prime more severely. ...

Veterinarians at high risk for viral, bacterial infections from animals

... had an increased risk for various pathogens, including swine influenza, avian influenza and swine hepatitis E viruses; Brucella; Coxiella burnetii ; avian and feline Chlamydia psittaci ; methicillin-resistant Staphlococcus ...

Recent developments at Burnham Institute for Medical Research, May 2009

... that neutralize an unprecedented range of influenza A viruses, including avian influenza A (H5N1) virus, previous pandemic influenza viruses and some ... in combination with other treatments to prevent or treat certain types of avian and seasonal flu. The study was published in Nature Structural and ...

Diatherix Laboratories Releases First Clinically Available Test For Confirmation of The Swine Flu Virus

... Dr. Han was responsible for the development of the Tem-PCR avian flu test for the Asian strain of H5N1 as well as a respiratory infection ... These tests played a significant role in preventing the spread of SARS and avian flu in Asia. "Since the Diatherix test allows physicians to quickly ...

InDevR's FluChip detects and distinguishes swine-origin H1N1 from human influenza viruses

... from seasonal influenza viruses (A/H1N1 and A/H3N2) as well as the deadly avian A/H5N1 virus. The FluChip was invented by a joint team of scientists at ... Interestingly, the signature of the swine H1N1 virus indicated an avian component within the M-gene, which is consistent with its reported ...

Viroblock SA Reports a 99% Boost of Efficacy of Facemasks Against H5N1

... 99.0%, i.e. 100 times better and a peak performance of 1000 times, against avian influenza virus H5N1. Disposable facemasks are thus far not very effective ... inactivates all families and strains of enveloped viruses, like human, avian and swine Influenzas, SARS, AIDS, Ebola and smallpox viruses. VCCD Tech ...

Aethlon Medical Confirms Hemopurifier(R) Is a Treatment Candidate Against Swine Flu Virus

... capturing the reconstructed Spanish flu of 1918 virus (1918rv), the H5N1 avian influenza virus (Bird Flu), and would likely capture H1N1 swine flu as the ... (DHF), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), H5N1 avian influenza (Bird Flu), the reconstructed 1918 influenza virus (r1918), West ...

DxNA to Use its Rapid Detection Platform to Simplify Testing for Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus)

... DxNA initially developed its rapid, portable molecular test to detect H5 avian Influenza for markets around the world. That test is now being validated ... "We are in early market release of our first GeneSTAT product, for avian flu, with validation currently underway by labs in both the United States ...

Nurses Call for Broader Action to Combat Swine Flu: Boost Public Health, Moratorium on Closures, Layoffs, Suspend Insurance Charges that Discourage Prevention

... eroded after years of neglect in the public safety net. "From SARS to avian flu to the current escalating outbreaks of swine influenza, it has become ... 2005 article in the CNA/NNOC national magazine, written at the time of avian flu warnings, CNA/NNOC noted the escalating cuts in public health funding ...

Scientists May Have New Way to Fight the Flu

... could, in combination with other treatments, prevent or treat certain avian and seasonal flu strains and could also lead to the development of a ... showed that the antibodies protected mice from getting the N5N1 avian flu, which many scientists believe could cause a worldwide flu pandemic. ...

NASA scientists provide update on existing remote sensing technology programs and new projects

... Malaria Early Warning Network, Malaria Modeling and Surveillance Updates, avian Influenza Risk Prediction and Pandemic Influenza Early Warning. Panel ... Huntsville, AL Remote Sensing Modeling and Surveillance of Malaria and avian Influenza Risk Prediction in South East Asia and Early Warning of Pandemic ...

Media Affects Public Perception of Infectious Diseases

... media coverage -- anthrax, SARS, West Nile virus, Lyme disease and avian flu -- while the other five haven't received much attention -- Tularemia, ... to control, as with the possibility of a pandemic like in the case of avian flu, and bioterrorism, as in the case of anthrax infection," Young said. ...

Media coverage affects how people perceive threat of disease: study

... in the recent print media anthrax, SARS, West Nile virus, Lyme disease and avian flu and five were medical disorders that have not often been present in ... to control, as with the possibility of a pandemic like in the case of avian flu, and bioterrorism, as in the case of anthrax infection," says Young. ...

New Bird Flu Vaccine Shows Promise

... be used in humans has gone on for some 10 years, since the H5N1 family of avian flu first emerged in Hong Kong, said the author of a perspective ... England Journal of Medicine . In the past two years, the H5N1 strain of avian flu has infected poultry throughout Southeast Asia, Central Asia, Africa ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals' EUFLEXXA(R) to Serve as a Sponsor for the Babolat World Tennis Classic

... HA product available today. In addition, since it is not derived from an avian source (chicken or rooster combs), the risk of reactions related to avian proteins is eliminated.(3-8) EUFLEXXA(R) received PMA approval from the ...

Ferring Pharmaceuticals' EUFLEXXA(TM) to Serve as Sponsor for Sprint Force America Masters Track Club

... HA product available today. In addition, since it is not derived from an avian source (chicken or rooster combs), the risk of reactions related to avian proteins is eliminated.(3-8) EUFLEXXA(TM) received PMA approval from the ...

Faster Test Detects Fake Tamiflu Drugs

... of samples per day," he said. When fears of a global epidemic of avian influenza first emerged in 2005, worried consumers in the United States ... The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has more about avian flu . -- Kevin McKeever ...

2 Mutations Were Critical to Spread of 1918 Flu

... bird flu strain, scientists say. MIT researchers found that the 1918 avian flu virus strain developed two mutations in a surface molecule called ... other an open umbrella. In the new study, the team discovered that for avian flu viruses to transmit from birds to humans, they must gain the ability ...

New Report Says a Pandemic is Overdue, But Companies and Nations are ill Prepared to Cope With the Impact

... should a pandemic occur. The scientific consensus is that an avian pandemic could sicken 20 percent of the world's population, result in ... late for companies to begin planning. Even though, the threat of pandemic avian flu doesn't make the headlines these days, I hope that business continuity ...
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