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Flu protein changes can alter outbreak

Changes in a key protein of the influenza virus can help predict the severity of outbreak, and even...Dr. Park said. The study was done with equine influenza virus so he cautioned about trying to apply the findings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/10/30/met_553766.shtml
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Scientists scramble to destroy vials of flu virus sent worldwide

...of a pandemic after a nearly 50-year-old killer influenza virus was sent to thousands of labs, a decision that one...labs must correctly identify to pass the test. The influenza virus included in the kits typically is one that is currently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/14/liv_450228.shtml
Life & style
Flu season intensifes in Carolinas

...even people who have been vaccinated," Davies said."Despite the fact that we have a lot of research done on the influenza virus itself, we don't really completely understand what makes one flu virus strain worse than another," she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-31/flu-season-intensifes-caroli
Across South Carolina

...Jackson, of York, died Dec. 6, coroner Douglas P. McKown said. Latina Wilson, 22, also died as a result of the influenza virus, Mr. McKown said. Ms. Wilson, a student at Winthrop University who lived in Rock Hill, died Monday. Both Nicholas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/17/met_392534.shtml
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Global trade system raises flu virus's threat

...devastating disruptions to worldwide trade. The University of Georgia played host to the third annual Immunobiology of Influenza Virus Infection conference. The conference shifts annually between UGA and Emory University in Atlanta because the two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/29/met_542479.shtml
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DNA vaccines may offer defense against flu pandemic

...quicker way of making a flu vaccine they hope can replace one that requires people to be inoculated with the entire influenza virus. Their technique: extract just a few genes from the virus and inject it into people. The nascent technology, called...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/01/liv_18274.shtml
Life & style
Flu outbreaks hit kids hard in Georgia

...from the flu needs to get their vaccination as soon as possible." The flu is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. It attacks the respiratory tract. Most people recover in one or two weeks, but some can develop life-threatening...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/01/tec_374289.shtml
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FDA advisers reject nasal flu vaccine

...protect against the flu, and probably will turn out to be safe enough to use - one day. But FluMist is made with live influenza virus instead of the dead flu virus that's in today's shots, and right now there are too many lingering safety questions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/28/tec_321318.shtml
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Expect travel restrictions if superflu hits

...their own plans to make sure they'll work. Pandemics, or worldwide outbreaks, strike when the easy-to-mutate influenza virus shifts to a strain that people have never experienced before, something that happened three times in the last century...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/03/bus_18949.shtml
Business
Flu activity picks up in Georgia

...first type B strain was found on Jan. 12, health officials said. The flu is a contagious disease caused by the influenza virus. It attacks the respiratory tract. Most recover in one or two weeks but some can develop life-threatening complications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/29/met_367140.shtml
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