Flu

It is possible to eradicate malaria, if we remain engaged in global health initiatives

We understand that most of our readers — like most Americans — probably aren't following news out of Paraguay. But there is a development out of the …

Public Health

Fact check: Are your chances of getting the flu after a vaccination only decreased by 1 to 2 per cent?

The claim<p>Australia is well into the midst of winter, and with the cold weather comes flu.<p>Last year saw the highest levels of flu activity in …

Public Health

NOVA - Official Website | The Origami Revolution

The Origami Revolution<p>PBS Airdate: Feburary 15, 2017<p><i>NARRATOR:</i> Origami: the ancient art of paper folding; it's been practiced for centuries, but now …

Origami

KFC leftovers could have killed 100 ducks at Doncaster park as bird flu ruled out

More than 100 ducks who died at a Doncaster park could have been posioned by KFC remains and mouldy bread, after bird flu was ruled out.<p>Experts are …

Bird Flu

5 reasons we love the French

Monday, July 16th, 2018 by <b>Eat Out</b><p>The French have a lot going for them: they sip on wine with every meal, butter-lathered baguettes are considered a …

Food (South Africa)

Through a glass brightly: Whitechapel’s pandemic window

—By Mark HonigsbaumHidden in a Grade 3-listed church in Whitechapel is a remarkable stained-glass window commemorating the ‘heroes and heroines’ of …

Pandemic

Denmark to add floating barriers to anti-swine flu border fence

The barrier will be placed in parts of Flensburg Fjord, adding to a 70-metre fence on the land border that was part of an anti-swine flu bill passed …

Denmark

Best books on brothers: Author Patricia Nicol suggests novels on relationships between siblings

• <b>Patricia Nicol shared a selection of the best books portraying siblings</b>• <b><br>Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire tells of Muslim sisters whose brother</b> …

Books

People Still Believe These 10 Myths About the Spanish Flu

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the great influenza pandemic of 1918. Between 50 and 100 million people are thought to have died, …

Public Health

A Doctor Explains How To Keep The Dreaded Man Flu Away

The nights are cold. The mornings even colder. If you reside in the Southern Hemisphere you'd be in the clutches of winter right about now which …

Men's Health

‘Get your kids vaccinated’: Authorities warn parents over flu

AUTHORITIES are urging parents to take up the offer of a free flu shot for their kids after a little girl died in NSW from the same strain of …

Public Health

Prices are rising faster than they have in six years

If you feel like stuff has been getting more expensive lately, you're right.<p>The Consumer Price Index, which tracks most items on the average city-dwelling American's shopping list, rose 2.9% last month — its fastest pace since 2012.<p>When prices speed up, paychecks don't go as far. Average hourly …

Price Index

Child dies after contracting the flu

It is the first death this year from influenza A, an acute respiratory illness caused by a virus.<p>The child was under the age of five and was …

Public Health

Flu kills unvaccinated five-year-old in NSW, hospitalises 18 others in late start to season

A child has died and 18 others have been hospitalised with the flu in New South Wales over the past few months, prompting an urgent warning from …

Public Health

Queensland government workers granted an extra 20 days sick leave

Public servants given a full month's paid sick leave just in case flu strikes - despite taxpayers already spending more than $580 million a year on …

Chamber of Commerce

Healthy commuting and turning tides: News from the College

Here’s a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial.<p>Choo-choo-choosing your commute (video above)<p>Leaving the car at home and taking …

Medicine

US Government Is Moving Forward On Developing At-Home Flu Tests

The federal government is partnering with two companies to develop at-home flu tests, with the goal of faster treatment and more contained …

Public Health

Child's death prompts flu vaccination push

Health authorities are urging parents to vaccinate their children after a child died from the flu in New South Wales. The child had not been …

Disease

Seqirus joins universal flu vaccine partnership UIVI

The quest for a universal flu vaccine has attracted significant attention as problems with traditional flu shots have grabbed headlines in recent …

Flu Vaccine

NIAID Scientists Use 3D Tech to Better Understand the 1918 Influenza Virus

The H1N1 virus. [Image via Wikipedia]<p>The flu pandemic of 1918, also known as the Spanish flu, was the first of two flu pandemics involving the H1N1 …

Public Health

Bird flu: are viruses still in the air?

Avian influenza, also called “bird flu”, is a disease caused by viruses transmitted from poultry to humans, sometimes going by way of pigs. There are …

Public Health

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Remixes

Episode 54 - Roast Beef Flu (Warren Jeffs)

Mormonism

Wife of top Trump aide had radio show where she said women in military should expect sexual harassment

<b>(CNN) —</b> Darla Shine, the wife of new White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine, hosted a radio show in the late 2000s where she once mocked victims of sexual harassment in the military and repeatedly pushed fringe conspiracy theories about vaccines.<p>CNN's KFile reviewed hours …

Justice

New flu drug may be stockpiled to protect against pandemic

A new single-dose flu drug may soon be added to the stockpile of treatments available in the event of a pandemic.<p>The new drug - baloxavir marboxil - is a welcome new tool in the treatment of the most serious cases of flu as some viruses have developed resistance to one of the most widely used …

Public Health

Public urged to protect their health

<b>Warrington residents are being advised to be health aware and take steps to protect themselves, their families and friends.</b><p>The borough’s public …

Public Health

NIAID dcientists create 3D structure of 1918 influenza virus-like particles

Details could advance vaccine development for several human diseases<p><b>WHAT:</b><p>Virus-like particles (VLPs) are protein-based structures that mimic viruses …

Public Health

Combined Therapy Reduces Infections in the Elderly

A combination therapy may restore some strength to the aging immune system, limiting the risk of infection in older adults. | Justin/ Flickr<p>Across …

Medicine

Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

There are many reasons the influenza vaccination rate is well below 50 percent for most age groups in the U.S. Some people are against vaccinations altogether, others believe that getting the flu is no big deal, some are afraid of needles, others don't have the money, and some simply don't get …

Public Health

Chart of the day: Flu season is just getting started

We're now in the middle of winter, and with winter comes the flu.<p>But if you think reaching the half-way point means we'll be over the worst of it, …

Disease