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  • What is one to do in an age of increasing propaganda and censorship? When a crisis is too valuable to waste, how many t...

  • Nice to see Series I Savings Bonds get a little attention — I always wonder why more people don’t recommend them as ...

  • Hi Michael, Do you have a reference source for your statement that "Most transmission is by way of droplets rather than...

  • No comment on MMR Vaccine as being the reason children have not been significantly impacted by Covid. No comment on un...

  • I have a science (not political) question about masks. On the Center for Disease Control website, there is a research p...

  • there are so many falsehoods in this reply, I don't know where to start. we are not meant to think 2.3% of those affect...

  • I would expect the need for covid-19 testing will drop off significantly. Just like we have influenza viruses lingering...

  • While we wait for a vaccine for me the ability to get tested, with accurate results in minutes is the key to stop the sp...

  • Hydroxy is wonder drug and bashed by study, later retracted, linked to Gilead. There will be no vaccine, just like ther...

  • I am totally sympathetic to the idea of not letting our lives be ruled by fear. It is important to find a balance betwe...

  • Although I have not participated in any testing (other than posting a negative for the influenza test given to me at the...

  • I understand that corona and orthomyxo(influenza) are different virus families but they are both viruses that cause resp...

  • COVID 19 is not flu. The influenza virus is distinct and has been well sequenced in its various mutations. Some coro...

  • But there are a number of important facts about the 1918 flu that are not widely known: • The 1918 flu was not cause...

  • No, the "best way" to build immunity to influenza is NOT to intentionally get the virus. The best way is to get a flu sh...

  • If there was only one virus that caused influenza a vaccine would be close to 100% effective. But there are several dif...

  • According to WHO up to 690,000 people die from influenza related respiratory problems every year. CDC estimates for flu...

  • I am a firm believer in the value of the Primary Care Physician to the overall health care "system" (ironic laugh here)....

  • As an ICU doc my personal impression is that this a particularly bad year for influenza. I have taken care of more patie...

  • Pneumonia can be a result of a flu infection, and it can also be a result of a number of other respiratory infections, c...

  • Your last two paragraphs seem to cancel each other out. If getting better results at a 39% and 59% effective rate wit...

  • As a hospital based internist for 20 years, this year's flu outbreak just seems and feels a bit worse, at least in my li...

  • $INO LONG UW 22-Jan-2018:08:00:00, Inovio Pharmaceuticals' Published Universal Flu Vaccine Data Demonstrates Protec...

  • afllison Thank you for posting. Australian flu strain is type A H3 and rapidly mutates. Repoted that among elderly 85% ...

  • petervr Thank you for post. May become AIDS vaccine. The very first vaccine was named for Vaca Latin for cow,,, from usi...

  • $ABVX - Evotec and ABIVAX enter into strategic collaboration to develop novel antiviral agents https://www.evotec.com/a...

  • Steve Simonson, who is a friend, came off as stultifying I know, but he's a meticulous careful guy. A key question here ...

  • $noticker Dr. Julius Youngner, Polio Vaccine Pioneer, Dies at 96 "Dr. Youngner was the last surviving member of the or...

  • $ABVX full link in English: http://www.abivax.com/en/news-events/press-releases/479-first-ever-evidence-of-treatment-in...

  • I was posting the answer to today's QOD and it seems to have been ravened up by the system. Let's try again. Toxins a...

  • This is just conspiracy jibberish. Of course it's not possible to eradicate influenza disease totally by reducing /elimi...

  • Alison I agree that there is always a chance that when a disease becomes endemic,, as is often the case with insect vect...

  • A possible factor in autism; Immune molecules in infected mothers tied to brain and behavior abnormalities in offspring...

  • Kenny, love the title of that report: “Inactivated Influenza Vaccine That Provides Rapid, Innate-Immune-System-Media...

  • On Frank Curzio's recent Wall Street Unplugged podcast, his educational segment was on how he researches biotech stocks...

  • From SA regarding BioCryst BCRX): BioCryst Pharma licenses flu med to CSL Limited Jun 17 2015, 10:08 ET | About: BioCry...

  • Re: MERS US officials calling the country grossly unprepared for a MERS epidemic. Reminds me of the Ebola scare and the...

  • IBIO : I happened to notice IBIO because it went up 32 % today (3/9/15) to $1.05. From Scottrade: IBIO is “....

  • $NVAX: This stock has been running strongly upward, now over 2.2B MC. Is it possible that its particular genetic engin...

  • Dr. KSS, have you looked at Contrafect ($CFRX)? There has been a fair amount of chatter recently, including an SA arti...

  • Hi Doc, Some interesting press releases on BioCryst BioCryst Receives Orphan Drug Designation for BCX4161 for th...

  • For about 10 days, the CDC and others have been predicting a rough season for influenza because of the prevalence of the...

  • In the event there is anyone besides me who gets interested in the details, here are links to a summary of a March 2014...

  • Mr Paglee: that flu vaccine data comes from a meta-analysis of multiple randomized controlled trials, in which large gro...

  • Terrific piece! My guess is that the pathway to manage Ebola is to control the most life-threatening symptoms (as in cho...

  • Anyone have comments about ADMA which has enjoyed considerable insider buying. The following describes their lead produ...

  • Sinovac Receives Beijing CDC Tender to Supply Seasonal Flu Vaccine Anflu by PR Newswire Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NASDAQ: ...

  • Yes, Gilead developed oseltamivir (Tamiflu), now a Roche product, and though I love Gilead, the fact is, back in the day...

  • A reasonable thing to do, Reasonable Guy, is a more thorough check on the facts. I tend to doubt the overall veracity o...

  • A word about CDC, pertinent to post 60 above. I never worked there, but I did spend 14 years working closely with peopl...

  • For RNAi Technology lovers this report can be thrilling.. http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2zlwxm/rnai Thi...

  • Ticker PDUFA Drug? ACRX 07-2714 ...

  • Doctor KSS was looking to get some exposure in the vaccine market.Ran across a company in China that really looks intere...

  • "The Company is developing drugs against a number of viral diseases including H1N1 swine flu, H5N1 bird flu, seasonal In...

  • I would be curious to hear KSS's take on NNVC... NanoViricides, Inc. (www.nanoviricides.com) is a development stage c...

  • Don't worry Randyman, I have already invented a cure for influenza (well man flu anyway). You swig a large glass of whis...

  • Sorry, meant to post link for the Cochrane flu study: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20614424 A juicy quote fr...

  • I believe that vaccines had a large part in advancing our world health, but in my mind the jury is still out on flu shot...

  • Ahhh, this is such a complicated subject with no one right answer. Let me start by quoting Hippocrates Life is short, ...

  • Did Brenton actually L-O-O-K at the website NIX posted? Even I am learning things given that my conclusions are admitted...

  • All the anti-vaccine mob have links to their favorite little blog by some unknown doctor who is telling people big bad p...

  • Me thinks thou dost protest too much, bully for you if you stood up for your convictions and refused to administer the s...

  • I'm not a doctor, but here's what I think: There is absolutely no question that for humanity as a whole, vaccines ar...

  • Excellent article Doc..I would like to see an article on Vaccinations for the elderly, specifically one that cover influ...

  • Well, it's May of 2013 and the US hasn't broken down into economic chaos. This BS has gone on for a good part of the las...

  • What small American company has developed a genetic key to eradicate the world's deadliest diseases -- influenza, m...

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