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Influenza

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Flu season gets off to a sluggish start

Where is this year's flu outbreak? In the wake of the H1N1 drama of a couple of years back, the virus seems to be laying low in the U.S. this season. But don't let your guard down: Flu...

Scientists balk as U.S. gov't pushes limits to bird flu discourse

Scientists are crying foul about U.S. government efforts to seek publication restrictions on research involved in building variations of the H5N1 bird flu virus. Others are OK with the move,...

Novartis opens doors to $1B vaccine plant

Federal officials have cleared Novartis' North Carolina-based vaccine plant for production of flu vaccines in the event of an influenza outbreak. The $1 billion plant is the first in the U.S. to...

EU wants power to negotiate flu vaccine prices

EU health chief John Dalli has proposed a measure that would allow the European Commission to bargain with Big Pharma to procure vaccines for its member states in future flu pandemics. "We...