News tagged with flu drugs

A new approach to early diagnosis of influenza

A new technology is showing promise as the basis for a much-needed home test to diagnose influenza quickly, before the window for taking antiviral drugs slams shut and sick people spread the virus to others, scientists reported ...

Sep 08, 2013
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Back to the future for flu fighters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian National University researchers have breathed new life into an old protein drug target in a discovery that could open the door to a new range of drugs to combat influenza.

Jul 20, 2010
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Millions of vaccine doses to be burned

(AP) -- About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public has expired - meaning that a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million is being written off as trash.

Jul 01, 2010
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FDA warning for hand sanitizer in Puerto Rico

(AP) -- Puerto Rico's government sent inspectors across the island Thursday to stop stores from selling locally produced hand sanitizers tainted with a dangerous bacteria.

Mar 05, 2010
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