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AIDS toll set to exceed Black Death

... will surpass the Black Death as the world's worst pandemic if the 40 million people living with HIV or AIDS d... is likely to surpass the Black Death as the worst pandemic ever. If we don't improve access to treatment in the next 10-15 years we could have as many as 65 mi...

Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.

...re dangerous //and increases the risk of causing a pandemic disease. The Asian strain H5N1 influenza virus h...se illness and death in chickens and humans. A new pandemic kind of threat as occurred due to the characters of these strain as these ducks are unaffected by th...

Over Six Million HIV Infected People In South Africa- Finds A Survey

...gure prompted the department to speculate that the pandemic might be slowing, but the latest data suggest this...ures prompted the department to speculate that the pandemic might be slowing, but the latest data suggest this is not happening. In fact, the prevalence r...

Bird Flu Risk In Europe, Middle East And Africa

...spread between people. This mutation can trigger a pandemic that could claim the lives of millions of people a...e globe. The control efforts should ensure that no pandemic human infections occur due to bird flu. Wild water birds flying from Siberia, where the virus has ...

GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix

...by GSK and other jabs could limit the effects of a pandemic by herd vaccination; herd immunization is achieved by providing vaccination to large population of people and increasing their protection against current strains of flu and helping isolate outbreaks of avian flu....

Health and Human Services stockpiles 20 million bird flu Vaccines

... infecting humans, the federal wanted to prevent a pandemic of bird flu which earlier occurred during 1918 worldwide causing death of over 50 million people. To avoid such a situation again the HHS as announced that it will be stock piling vaccines stocks and anti viral drugs for treatment of 20 million peopl...

Flu-Drugs Are Causing Resistance Across The World

...planning to stockpile these drugs for epidemic and pandemic strains of influenza. With the increasing r...ive for treatment or prophylaxis in the event of a pandemic outbreak of influenza, said the researchers for the study. Source: Newswise, The Lanct...

A Vaccine for the impending pandemic Avian Influenza

...al intervention for protecting individuals against pandemic influenza. If available rapidly and in sufficient ...es, they can reduce the morbidity and mortality in pandemic situations. According to a news posted on Sept 28, 2005, government scientists at the US National I...

Mysterious viral outbreak in Toronto, influenza ruled out

...virus could not only be the flu one, "This isn't a pandemic by any means, but there is always a potential for a new virus to cause a significant burden of disease," he said. All the four persons who succumbed to the illness were in the twilight of their lives and were aged between 50s, 70s and 90s. Over the...

Speed up bird flu vaccine, Bush tells experts

The prospects of a bird flu pandemic has created a stir worldwide with US President Geo...ve raised the specter of millions of deaths if the pandemic does start. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization is also collaborating with WHO to take steps ...

First Bird flu case reported in Turkey

...utation of the existing strains which can create a pandemic killing million of humans. Quarantines were imposed on the two affected Romanian villages and five others which have had suspicious bird deaths in recent days. No livestock may be taken from the Danube delta to market. Due to spread of bird flu to...

Historic trial for tuberculosis launched together by leading drug companies

...l to reverse tuberculosis as a major global health pandemic by 2015." said Dr. Wolfgang Plischke, head of the pharmaceuticals division of Bayer HealthCare. "This is an important step toward developing a new generation of TB treatments. We urgently need to improve upon current TB drugs, which were developed ...

Drug companies in India keen on developing bird flu drug

...blic health emergency that might arise in case the pandemic hits India. Once compulsory licensing has been iss... has increased manifold following reports that the pandemic has reached Europe and SE Asia. Medindia on Bird Flu: Avian influenza (AI) or Bird Flu is a dise...

Bulgaria Agriculture Minister ban import of poultry from Macedonia and Croatia

...utation of the existing strains which can create a pandemic killing million of humans. The ban was imposed by on Tuesday, and comes after a bird flu outbreak was confirmed in Croatia as Croatia discovered the H5 flu virus in wild dead swans last week and tests are pending on whether it could be the virulent ...

AIDS control requires co-coordinated move regarding safe sexual practices

... unfold across many countries worldwide...The AIDS pandemic is closer to us than we realized, most people even now are not armed with adequate knowledge. Several times, political leaders themselves do not have sufficient knowledge and quite a few of them stress on chastity ' said the minister, expressing conc...

Indian Minister wanted Media to Propaganda HIV/AIDS awareness

...ssue. Media leadership is critical in tackling the pandemic of HIV/AIDS and he said that our knowledge and awareness about the disease could check its spread since these epidemic breeds on ignorance, silence and inaction. Reporting about what is happening at the regional level would help formulate an informed...

Faster way of producing Bird flu vaccine using Reverse Genetics

...accine for the entire population in the event of a pandemic caused by bird flu”. Reading University's Dr Wendy Barclay, who has been doing research into influenza vaccines said, "The technique of reverse genetics is extremely important in making vaccines against the highly virulent strains of bird flu and t...

Tamiflu Shortage Can Be Better Handled By Combining It With Probenecid

...a and reported in other areas mutates into a human pandemic strain. More than 60 people have died from the H5N...Asia. Medical experts fear it could spark a global pandemic if it mutates into a highly infectious virus in humans. President George W. Bush asked the U.S. Con...

Sick Swedish seagull was drunk, not affected by bird flu

...ruly here to stay. Experts fear that any resulting pandemic could kill millions, as there is no cure for the deadly disease if the H5N1 virus mutates and starts spreading easily from person to person. Currently, the bird flu does not spread through direct contact, but experts including those from the World He...

ADB Report Warns of Bird-Flu Catastrophe

An Avian flu pandemic could kill 3 million people in Asia, economically ...effects on the region if bird flu produces a human pandemic that hacks consumer demand, with millions of workers being taken ill. 'Growth in Asia would virtuall...

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