respiratory virus

New oral spray effectively kills most of flu germs


September 10th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A new spray, known as Halo Oral Antiseptic, effectively kills 99.9 percent of infectious airborne bugs that cause respiratory illnesses, including flu and colds."Respiratory tract disease ... Read more...

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Doggy dust protects against respiratory infection: Study


June 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Dust found in a house with dogs may help protect children against a common respiratory virus linked to the development of asthma, says a new study. ... Read more...

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Cuba to give flu shots to over 600,000 people


November 20th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 20 (IANS/EFE) Cuba will kick off a vaccination campaign against the flu Monday that will treat more than 600,000 people susceptible to respiratory ailments.The official daily Granma said ... Read more...

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Allergic asthmatics more vulnerable during flu season


May 29th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): People with allergic asthma face double trouble during flu season, according to a new American study.The research, conducted by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, appears in the ... Read more...

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22 die in Zimbabwe measles outbreak


December 30th, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Harare, Dec 30 (DPA) Twenty-two people, mainly children under five years, have died of measles in Zimbabwe in the past three weeks, state media reported Tuesday. The Herald daily, which is close to ... Read more...

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Argentina says swine flu ebbing


September 14th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 14 (EFE) Argentina is experiencing "a decreasing tendency" in swine flu cases though the toll has risen to 514, the official Telam news agency has reported. Health officials analysed ... Read more...

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Now, a simple device for early detection of viral infections


June 29th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Vanderbilt University scientists in the US have developed a respiratory virus detector that is sensitive enough to detect an infection at an early stage, takes only a few ... Read more...

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Hopkins team figures out why respiratory vaccine failed


December 16th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Researchers figured out why a respiratory virus vaccine to inoculate children against the infection instead caused severe respiratory disease. "We have found the root cause of the problem, ... Read more...

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Flu vaccines do protect kids from respiratory virus


November 3rd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center has shown that the administration of all recommended flu vaccines to kids reduces their ... Read more...

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Breakthrough may pave way for personalized asthma, COPD therapy


May 19th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
London, May 19 (ANI): Researchers have defined a new type of immune response in patients with severe asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder - a finding that could pave way for ... Read more...

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A simple hand wash can help halt respiratory virus spread


November 14th, 2007 - 2:24 am ICT by admin
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