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'DISEASE X': New Strain Of Bird Flu Kills 40% Of Those Who Contract, 100s Dead In China | Tyler Durden - Zero Hedge

A “new” strain of deadly bird flu dubbed “Disease X” by the World Health Organization (WHO) has killed hundreds of people in China, and is just three mutations away from becoming transmissible between humans, … 134 more words


Stay healthy this winter

Here we are in the throes of winter again.  The usual winter chorus of coughs abounds as you walk through the shopping centres.  It is not possible to completely avoid the clever little bugs that float around, so you need to protect yourself as much as possible. 435 more words


In a first, WHO recommends quadrivalent influenza vaccine

Sanofi has launched in India its quadrivalent influenza vaccine (FluQuadri) containing two A virus strains — H1N1 and H3N2 — and two B virus strians — Victoria and Yamagata — for active immunization of adults 18 to 64 years of age. 717 more words


Another potential bullseye on influenza’s back

After decades of research, a research team has discovered the key receptor molecule that enhances the infection of the influenza A virus, providing a novel target for anti-flu drug development. 340 more words

Everyday Science

Book Review: Its Name Was Enza

Its Name Was Enza

by Robert Hinson


88 pages.


First Sentence: Young Sallee opened the lid of her Grandmother Sug’s personal keepsake box as she helped her mother clean out the last remaining items from the room at the nursing home, where her grandmother had recently died at the age of eighty-three. 460 more words

Book Review

Flu cases jump 256% in just five years

Daily Mercury, Mackay 15 Jun 2018

THE number of reported flu
cases in the first six months of
the year has increased by 256
per cent in just five years, with… 154 more words


Get paid for a hotel stay, with one catch: you will be exposed to the flu

Guests can get paid $3,500 US ($4,550 CAD) to stay at a St. Louis hotel for up to 12 days with catered meals, as long as they sign up to be exposed to the… 335 more words