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China officials seal off city after bubonic plague case

A Chinese city has been sealed off and 151 people placed in quarantine since last week after a man died of bubonic plague, state media said on Tuesday (July 23).The 30,000 people living in Yumen in the northwestern province of Gansu are not allowed to ... [Published Electric New Paper - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

GSK Begins Shipping 2014-15 US Flu Vaccines

GSK has begun shipping FLUARIX QUADRIVALENT (Influenza Vaccine) doses to US healthcare providers.  This is the first shipment of GSK's U.S. flu vaccine supply for the flu season, following licensing and lot-release approval from the US Food and Drug Administration's ... [Published PharmaAsia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Home screening kits pick up 34 people with HIV in Taiwan

The home screening kit. (Photo/Huang Tien-ju)Thirty-four people have tested positive for HIV using a rapid saliva screening kit provided by several civic groups, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday.Seven civic groups, including the ... [Published Want China Times - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

US HIV diagnoses for young gay and bi men rising says new CDC report

HIV diagnoses for gay and bisexual men aged 13 - 24 are rising dramatically, according to a new US report.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports new HIV diagnoses among gay and bisexual men between the ages of 13 and 24 increased ... [Published Gay News Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Over 500 chikungunya cases in the United States

The number of imported and locally acquired chikungunya illnesses in the United States has now reached 537. The weekly report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) lists a total of 497 reported cases from 35 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin ... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 9 reports

CDC Safety Advisory Panel to be Announced

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to announce its new safety advisory panel later this week as it has experienced serious issues with work safety in several occasions. Because of breaches in handling of not only anthrax samples but ... [Published The Utah People's Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

25-day-old infant dies of enterovirus infection: CDC

CNATAIPEI -- A 25-day-old infant died Monday in Southern Taiwan after becoming infected with echovirus type 11, making him the youngest victim of human enterovirus this year, the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday.The boy was diagnosed with the ... [Published China Post - 9 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 7 reports

U.S. Lab's Avian Flu Mishap May Remain a Mystery

Daily News on Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Weapons, Terrorism and Related IssuesJuly 22, 2014A U.S. agency said it "may never know" how a hazardous type of avian influenza was sent to another site alongside a more benign strain, Reuters reports.The ... [Published Nuclear Threat Initiative - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 6 reports

First U.S.-acquired chikungunya case detected

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the first locally acquired case of chikungunya, a mosquito-borne virus that causes symptoms similar to those of dengue fever, has surfaced in the U.S. in Florida. So far this year, 243 travel-associated ... [Published Fierce Biotech Research - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 5 reports

Editorial: Lapses on deadly diseases demand explanation

When we heard that the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had created a potentially lethal safety risk by improperly sending deadly pathogens — like anthrax — to other laboratories around the country, our first reaction was disbelief.As ... [Published Farmington Daily Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 3 reports

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Encourages Simple, Natural Self-Management Strategies For Reducing Summertime Arthritis Pain

Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsOriginal Article: NEXT ARTICLE More From BioPortfolio on "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Encourages Simple, Natural Self-Management Strategies For Reducing Summertime Arthritis ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 7 reports

Less than 3 Percent of Population Homosexual, Says New CDC Study

American Family Association Says Efforts to Normalize Unhealthy Behavior Is Pushed by Extremely Small PopulationEven though the American public thinks the figure is much higher, less than 3 percent of the U.S. population identify themselves as gay, lesbian ... [Published Paramus Post - Jul 21 2014]

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...than ever to help protect themselves against the flu," said Deborah Waterhouse, Senior Vice President and Business Unit Head, US Vaccines, GSK.  "Since introducing our own four-strain vaccines last year, we've seen a strong uptake.  It's important for consumers to discuss these options with their physicians and get early seasonal protection as the nature and severity of flu seasons can be unpredictable."
"Carrying that much weight and trying to do this physical job, it would just wear me out. Now when we get done with a call, I definitely still feel like I could respond to another call immediately" Higginson said
"I honestly just want to encourage folks to concentrate on their health and allow weight loss to be a benefit of the program," she said. "The program is not just about your body, it's about camaraderie. I'm just sold on it."
"Play down the name, play down the face," she said. "Don't plaster his face all over the place; plaster the victims' names all over the place."

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