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How smallpox affects human immune system

Washington, May 12 (ANI): Scientists from University of Florida have shed light on how small pox affects immune system. The research team have come across a particular interaction between the proteins produced by smallpox virus in concert with human proteins ... Read More »

Warm weather may not halt swine flu

Washington, May 10 (ANI): New data from Mexico and case numbers so far suggest that if the spread of H1N1 “swine flu” continues elsewhere as it has in the Americas, the virus could infect more than a billion people by ... Read More »

India prepared to tackle swine flu

New Delhi/Pune, May 5 (ANI): India is prepared to meet any possible swine flu threat. “From the feedback that we have obtained from all states, the country is better prepared to face an outbreak than it was four days ago. ... Read More »

Ocimum Biosolutions to introduce new test for H1N1 flu

Hyderabad, May 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ocimum Biosolutions announced the launch of a microarray-based test (research use only) for the latest version of the H1N1 flu. The company reported that it updated its custom chip probes using sequence information from ... Read More »

Swine flu: WHO tells nations not to lower guard

London, May 4 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) has told countries not to lower their guard in the response to the swine flu outbreak. Almost 900 cases had been confirmed across five continents, the WHO said, and authorities have ... Read More »

No swine flu cases found in India

New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Ministry of Health Joint Secretary Vineet Choudhary on Saturday assured people that India was still free from the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu. “I wish to clarify that as of now, we do ... Read More »

WHO raises swine flu alert level as virus spreads

Mexico readied a “temporarily closed” sign, taking the drastic step of ordering a suspension of nonessential federal government and private business activity to stamp out a swine flu epidemic, as the World Health Organization raise its alert level and warned ... Read More »

Avian flu study offers insight into swine flu outbreak

Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study examining the mechanisms underlying transmission of combined avian-human viruses has shed light on how virus outbreaks like that of the current swine flu come about.  The study, conducted by University of Maryland researchers, ... Read More »