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Touch elbows, don’t shake hands, to avoid flu

Touching elbows, taking a bow or bumping fists might be better ways of greeting each other than a handclasp Continue reading “Touch elbows, don’t shake hands, to avoid flu” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 12th, 2011
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Amid dengue panic, Pakistan turns to India

Pakistan is hurriedly ordering medicines from India to battle a dengue outbreak that has killed at least 13 people, affected thousands and caused panic in Punjab Continue reading “Amid dengue panic, Pakistan More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 12th, 2011
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Dengue strikes Pakistan with vicious sting: daily

Dengue, the “annual curse” of Pakistan, had led to morning assembly being cancelled in many schools, a media report said Monday Continue reading “Dengue strikes Pakistan with vicious sting: daily” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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Rural areas, not cities, bear brunt of dengue fever

Contrary to conventional thinking, the highest burden of dengue fever plagues rural areas rather than cities Continue reading “Rural areas, not cities, bear brunt of dengue fever” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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Swine flu spread much wider than suspected

The swine flu outbreak during the winter of 2009-2010 was much more widespread than previously Continue reading “Swine flu spread much wider than suspected” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, May 9th, 2011
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12 mn Brazilians vaccinated for flu

Over 12 million Brazilians have been vaccinated for flu during the ongoing nationwide campaign, according Continue reading “12 mn Brazilians vaccinated for flu” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 26th, 2011
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Brazilian president gets flu vaccination

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff launched a nationwide campaign to vaccinate over 30 million people Continue reading “Brazilian president gets flu vaccination” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, April 24th, 2011
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Sudden sleep syndrome may hit kids after swine flu jab

A swine flu jab administered to thousands of children is likely to cause sleep disorders. Symptoms Continue reading “Sudden sleep syndrome may hit kids after swine flu jab” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 10th, 2011
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Mutation that could allow H1N1 to spread much more easily identified

In a new study from MIT, researchers have identified a single mutation in the H1N1 genetic makeup that Continue reading “Mutation that could allow H1N1 to spread much more easily identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, February 7th, 2011
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Now, a universal vaccine that kills all strains of flu virus

Oxford University scientists have successfully tested a universal flu vaccine that could work against all Continue reading “Now, a universal vaccine that kills all strains of flu virus” »  More...