Cold, Flu & Cough News and Research

Latest Cold, Flu & Cough News and Research

Governments should consider stockpiling zanamivir (Relenza) for flu pandemics

Governments should consider stockpiling zanamivir (Relenza) for flu pandemics

Men and women receive remarkably similar outpatient care at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA),

Men and women receive remarkably similar outpatient care at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA),

Six Pennsylvania hospitals receive grants to tackle hospital-acquired infections

Six Pennsylvania hospitals receive grants to tackle hospital-acquired infections

Third case of swine flu in Hong Kong

Third case of swine flu in Hong Kong

Bird flu in Indonesia - source still a mystery

Bird flu in Indonesia - source still a mystery

No link between multiple vaccinations and infections

No link between multiple vaccinations and infections

Study estimates Staphylococcus aureus infections cause 12,000 deaths, cost hospitals $9.5 billion

Study estimates Staphylococcus aureus infections cause 12,000 deaths, cost hospitals $9.5 billion

Findings do not support the hypothesis of increased risk of nontargeted infectious disease hospitalization after childhood vaccination

Findings do not support the hypothesis of increased risk of nontargeted infectious disease hospitalization after childhood vaccination

Majority of Americans believe that vaccines are the best hope for controlling the global AIDS epidemic

Majority of Americans believe that vaccines are the best hope for controlling the global AIDS epidemic

Three dead in New Zealand from legionnaires' disease

Three dead in New Zealand from legionnaires' disease

U.S. ready to make bird flu vaccine

U.S. ready to make bird flu vaccine

Officials in China sacked over pig disease cover-up

Officials in China sacked over pig disease cover-up

China battles with Anthrax as well as Swine flu

China battles with Anthrax as well as Swine flu

China admits to the extent of pig disease

China admits to the extent of pig disease

One jab could in future protect against all flu strains

One jab could in future protect against all flu strains

Tests of bird flu vaccine on humans show good results

Tests of bird flu vaccine on humans show good results

Discovery may lead to new diagnostic tests for immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency and common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)

Discovery may lead to new diagnostic tests for immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency and common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)

Flu medication VIRA 38 inhibits SARS virus

Flu medication VIRA 38 inhibits SARS virus

Scientists have a plan to prevent bird flu pandemic

Scientists have a plan to prevent bird flu pandemic

Obese people are less likely to receive preventive services such as mammograms, Pap smears and flu shots

Obese people are less likely to receive preventive services such as mammograms, Pap smears and flu shots