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Rapidly assessing the next influenza pandemic Influenza pandemics are potentially the most serious natural catastrophes that affect the human population.
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Immune Camouflage' may explain H7N9 influenza vaccine failure The avian influenza A (H7N9) virus has been a major concern since the first outbreak in China in 2013.
Medical News Today | Sep 24, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hepatitis A-like virus identified in seals Scientists in the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health have discovered a new virus in seals that is the closest known relative of the human...
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Flexible future of point-of-care disease diagnostic The world-wide deployment of biomedical devices for health monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics and environmental sensing is hampered by their high cost that is not readily affordable for e.g.
Medical News Today | Jul 29, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Adjuvants improve immune response to H7N9 flu vaccine In a phase 2 trial that included nearly 1,000 adults, the AS03 and MF59 adjuvants (a component that improves immune response of inactivated influenza vaccines) increased the immune responses to two...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Virus-like particle vaccine protects mice from many flu strains NIAID research could aid development of universal flu vaccineA vaccine that protects against a wide variety of influenza viruses (a so-called universal flu vaccine) is a critical public health...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Avian flu confirmed in UK A case of H7N7 avian flu has now been confirmed in Lancashire.A temporary control zone imposed on Friday at the affected farm has now been replaced by a 10 kilometre surveillance zone and an...
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vaccines developed for H5N1, H7N9 avian influenza strains A recent study with Kansas State University researchers details vaccine development for two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans.
Medical News Today | May 25, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lifelong flu jab steps closer as researchers reveal importance of immune cell memory After discovering how flu-killing T cells remember different strains of virus, researchers believe we are closer to developing a single flu jab that protects for life.
Medical News Today | May 20, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) - Arizona taking steps to protect poultry The Arizona Department of Agriculture is working with large and small poultry farmers in the state concerning the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).
Medical News Today | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend