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American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... concern understandably grows. The American Lung Association wishes to ease public concern by offering proven advice on how to prevent the spread of contagious respiratory illnesses ranging from the common cold to H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu). "The American Lung Association has been helping America respond to ...

Nobilon Advances First Vaccine Into Human Trials - Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Development

... to bringing innovative vaccines for human health to the market using state-of-the-art technologies. About Influenza Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. Influenza is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality and seasonal epidemics are responsible for ...

42 Top U.S. Scientists and Specialists Explore Cutting-Edge Innovations to Defend America From Dangerous Zoonotic Diseases

... Center announced today. Among those innovations: A "Doc in a Box" on every American kitchen table that detects highly contagious and dangerous zoonotic diseases in people before symptoms appear. Computer-generated "lab animals" that increase the speed and decrease the ...

The COSHAR Foundation Urges Parents to Ensure Children Are Up-to-Date on Vaccinations

... the importance of timely childhood vaccination, and to ultimately increase vaccine compliance rates among under-vaccinated children. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can cause mild to severe illness, and at times, can lead to death. In fact, each year, more than 200,000 people are ...

Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu

... the flu vaccine because their child's healthcare provider recommended it.(1) About Influenza Influenza, commonly referred to as "the flu," is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus.(3) The flu, much like the common cold, is airborne and can be easily transmitted from person to person.(3) ...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

... from the University of Pittsburgh and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will report progress toward a DNA vaccine against highly contagious and deadly avian influenza (influenza A/H5N1) in poultry. During an avian influenza outbreak in Southeast Asia in 2003-04, more than 100 million ...

PARI's eFlow Delivers Alnylam RNAi Therapeutic in Phase II Study

... to the lungs in a faster, more effective manner," said Geoff A. Hunziker, President of eFlow LLC. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a highly contagious virus that causes infections in the upper and lower respiratory tract associated with predictable seasonal outbreaks worldwide. RSV infection is the ...

Paul Capital Healthcare Purchases Additional Royalty Interest in GlaxoSmithKline's Rotarix(R)

... interest in Rotarix(R) from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Rotarix(R) is an oral vaccine developed to prevent rotavirus infection, a contagious viral disease that causes diarrhea and dehydration in infants and young children. The product is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and has been ...

BioCryst Updates Peramivir Clinical Development Plan

... compromised immune systems. Avian influenza A viruses of H5N1 subtype are circulating among birds worldwide. The virus is considered extremely contagious in fowl. It is believed that all species of birds are susceptible to avian influenza, but domestic poultry, including chickens and turkeys, are among ...

Health Experts and Families Encourage Annual Childhood Flu Vaccination to Reduce Flu-Related Illnesses and Deaths in Children

... vaccinated as soon as possible. A simple shot could very well save your child's life." About Influenza Influenza, or "the flu," is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract (nose, throat and lungs). The flu virus tends to spread from November to April, with most cases occurring ...

Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year

... an infected individual coughs or sneezes, but may also be spread by direct contact with influenza virus-contaminated surfaces. The flu is a highly contagious and potentially deadly infection that affects up to 20 percent of the total U.S. population each flu season. In past years, flu has caused about ...

Concentra Offers Flu Vaccines to Keep America Working

... the company expects to save the nation's economy more than $200 million through flu prevention. Known as the flu, influenza is an extremely contagious respiratory infection. Flu symptoms are more severe than those of colds, come on more abruptly, and often include high fever, cough, and full body ...

New Study Confirms Role for Pertussis Immunization of Entire Family in Reducing Infant Pertussis

... the source of infection was hindered by incomplete case data and less comprehensive laboratory evaluation of contacts. Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial infection. The disease is spread though airborne droplets that are transmitted when an infected person coughs or sneezes. It may start ...

AVI BioPharma Reports Positive Pre-Clinical Influenza Data

... potential treatment for seasonal influenza A will be made available to potential licensees. About Influenza A Viruses Influenza, or flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. On average 5 percent to 20 percent of the U.S. population is infected with the flu each year. ...

St. Jude Study Shows Effectiveness of Peramivir in Prevention of Mortality in Mouse Model of Avian Influenza H5N1 Virus Infection

... immune systems. Avian influenza A viruses of H5N1 subtype are circulating among birds worldwide, the virus is considered extremely contagious in fowl. It is believed that all species of birds are susceptible to avian influenza, but domestic poultry, including chickens and turkeys, are among ...

Alnylam Reports Results of Human Experimental Infection Model with Respiratory Syncytial Virus

... of RSV infection and RSV infection rate based on measures of viral load. About Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) RSV is a highly contagious virus that causes infections in both the upper and lower respiratory tract. RSV infects nearly every child at least once by the age of two years and ...

BioCryst Presents Phase I Peramivir Data at the Options for the Control of Influenza Conference

... immune systems. Avian influenza A viruses of H5N1 subtype are circulating among birds worldwide, the virus is considered extremely contagious in fowl. It is believed that all species of birds are susceptible to avian influenza, but domestic poultry, including chickens and turkeys, are among ...

Replidyne Announces Positive Phase I Results for Topical Antibiotic REP8839

... aureus), including drug-resistant strains such as MRSA, mupirocin-resistant and vancomycin-resistant S. aureus. About Impetigo Impetigo is a contagious skin disorder caused by bacterial infection and characterized by crusting, red skin lesions, most frequently affecting children. It is the third most ...
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