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

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

  • Michael Jorrin,

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

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

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    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...

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

  • arch1

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

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

  • SoGiAm

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

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

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

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

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

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    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...

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

  • arch1

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

  • arch1

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Steve M

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

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

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

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

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

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

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

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

  • Michael Jorrin,

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

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

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

  • Dr. KSS, MD PhD

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

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

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

  • om sharma

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

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    Ticker PDUFA Drug? ACRX 07-2714 ...

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

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

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

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

  • karmaswimswami

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

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    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...

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

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

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

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

  • Myron Martin, Special to Stock Gumshoe

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

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

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

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

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    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...

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

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