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Is Smallpox Threat Real ?

...obe more than two decades ago. Scientists retained stocks of the variola virus, which causes the disease, and stored them in secure laboratories in Atlanta, Georgia, and Moscow, Russia. A smallpox attack is just one of many potential bioterrorism threats, but "perhaps it is the most frightening," said Dr. A...

Problematic Use of smallpox vaccine

...in the world was in 1977. The only known remaining stocks of virus are in two laboratories, one at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and the other in Russia. Bioterrorism experts fear that criminals could have illicit supplies of smallpox virus that could be used as a weapon of mass ...

Third generation Small pox vaccine from Cell-culture

...e problem of calf lymph vaccine, as these existing stocks of calf lymph vaccine are mot than 20 years old, contamination by bovine prions can be avoided, unwanted immune response to bovine and other non-vaccina entities in vaccine. Though, CCSV has advantages, we should be able to provide universal pre-exp...

Indian Pharmaceutical Industries Stops Manufacturing And Sale Of Valdecoxib

...coxib in India. We have recalled all the existing stocks from the market”. Glenmark has plans of replacing Valdecoxib with other alternate molecules for treatment of pain relief. He said, “Our pain management portfolio has several other brands based on molecules such as Etoricoxib and Aceclofenac, which ar...

Stem Cells, Tumor Cells Share Similar Properties: Scope For Treatment and Prevention?

...may die through age or injuries, so the body keeps stocks of stem cells on hand to generate replacements. Usually the stem cell divides into two types: one that is just like the parent, which is kept to maintain the stock, and another that differentiates. This process is controlled by genetic events that ha...

Health and Human Services stockpiles 20 million bird flu Vaccines

...iety of America and other critics who say that the stocks are not enough and HHS should stock at least 100 million vaccine stocks in order to effectively prevent flu pandemic. HHS earlier announced that it would be stock piling v...

Increased demand for Bird flu anti-viral drug world wide

... wide people have started stock piling and storing stocks of bird flu vaccines and anti-viral drugs//. Even the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to stock vaccines and anti-viral drugs for 20 million people. Bird Flu or avian influenza has infected more than 100 people in Asia and killed...

Rich countries stock piling anti flu drugs with no stocks available for poor countries

...tinue people have started stock piling and storing stocks of bird flu vaccines and anti-viral drugs. The ant... requested WHO to supply Tamiflu, has there are no stocks of the drug available in Philippines. Though there are concerns of outbreak in Philippines there ar...

Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany

...st cases of the strain that has devastated poultry stocks in Asia in the past two years. Medindia on Bird Flu: Avian influenza (AI) or Bird Flu is a disease of viral etiology that ranges from a mild or even asymptomatic infection to an acute, fatal disease of chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls, and other...

Chiron Corporation Gets US Contract To Produce Bird Flu Vaccines

...xpected to complete its production and deliver the stocks to the public in US by the starting of 2006. (IANS) Avian Influenza or Bird Flu: This is also commonly called bird flu. Although the disease mainly spreads from birds to other animal species, even to humans, In the avian form, the disease is bo...

Dengue Fever Claims Five Lives In Pakistan

... The minister also assured that there were enough stocks in the country of oral anti-virals like Ribavirin, which was administered in such cases and supplies of Ribavirin injections were being imported on an urgent basis. The staff of the provincial malaria control program has been directed to immediately ...

Fear Of Dengue Epidemic Looms Large: Fever Kills Five in Pakistan

... The minister also assured that there were enough stocks in the country of oral anti-virals like Ribavirin, which was administered in such cases and supplies of Ribavirin injections were being imported on an urgent basis. The provincial health authorities in Sindh have also been requested to spray chemic...

Avian flu scare in Malawi too!!

... The H5N1 strain of bird flu has ravaged poultry stocks across Asia since 2003, killing or forcing the slaughter of more than 160 000 million birds. It has also killed at least 71 people. The biggest fear is that this does not mutate into a deadly strain that could pass on from human to human. ...

Bird flu: the threat causes lowering in poultry stocks

...ound in chickens in a village in Selangor, poultry stocks plummeted to low levels in Malaysia. The change has affected Leong Hup, Farm's Best and CAB// Cakaran stockers the most. Leong Hup fell 82 sen to RM2.66 while Farm's Best shares and warrants lost 55 sen and 19.5 sen to RM5.15 and 49.5 sen, respe...

Bird Flu Test Results Negative: India

... even in Bangalore with shop-owners forced to sell stocks at half the normal rates. In contrast, the consumption of fish and mutton has gone up substantially with demand outstripping supply. Apart from domestic consumers, customers from hundreds of restaurants and hotels have been queuing up to buy fresh ...

Chicken Fest in Chandigarh To ward off bird flu scare

...y safe if it was fully cooked. "Make merry while stocks last. It's worth it," said Sonal Singh, a student. Poultry dealers had organized a similar chicken feast near Kolkata last week. Source: IANS...

Culling followed by checking: Government to audit the documents, to ascertain no skeletons in the closet!

...nfecting refrigerators, besides destroying the old stocks of chicken.’’ The poultry farmers have addressed a letter to the chief minister Narendra Modi to show them a way for an alternative employment for six months. Senior government officials have offered assistance to womenfolk from Uchchaal with a p...

Posh and Free Medical Stores

...nes. They will also have to display a checklist of stocks available”, Mr Ashok said. This move would prevent doctors from asking their patients to purchase medicines from outside the hospitals. Ashok also said additional doctors had been deputed to Pavagada in Tumkur district and in Bellary, Raichur and B...

Efficacy of Omega 3 Fatty Acids Needs Wider Perspective

..., industrial fishing has depleted the world's fish stocks by some 90% since 1950, and rising fish prices reduce affordability particularly for people with low incomes. Global production trends suggest that, although fish farming is expanding rapidly, we probably do not have a sustainable supply of long ch...

Call For Blood Donation In Scotland

...hing a campaign to fill the worryingly empty blood stocks in Scotland. The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service acknowledged that blood donations were 25 percent below the safe level. 'It's vitally important to give blood - it saves lives. Jack had to have blood because it helped him to fight infecti...

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