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USDA Seeks Secure Health of Swine Population

posted on September 27, 2013 at 2:43 PM

USDA Seeks Secure Health of Swine Population
In the wake of the outbreaks of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, or PRRS, USDA is making efforts to secure the health of the nation’s swine population through the development of new vaccines. Full Story

WHO Announces H1N1 Pandemic Has Begun

posted on June 12, 2009 at 8:06 PM

GENEVA (AP) -- Swine flu is now formally a pandemic, a declaration by U.N health officials that will speed vaccine production and spur government spending to combat the first global flu epidemic in 41 years. Full Story

Market to Market (May 8th, 2009)

posted on May 8, 2009 at 10:05 PM

Market to Market (May 8th, 2009)
Full Program: Market analyst Alan Brugler. Full Story

Researchers Work On H1N1 Vaccine For Swine

posted on May 8, 2009 at 8:05 PM

Researchers Work On H1N1 Vaccine For Swine
Dr. Hank Harris, Iowa State University professor in animal science and production animal medicine, says his lab can create an effective H1N1 vaccine for swine in as little as two months time. Full Story

Progress Made On Bird Flu Vaccine

posted on December 16, 2005 at 8:12 PM

Scientists said this week that preliminary tests on a prototype of a pandemic flu vaccine based on the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu have shown promise. Full Story

U.S. Government Prepares For Bird Flu

posted on November 11, 2005 at 8:11 PM

U.S. Government Prepares For Bird Flu
Even with attempts by the USDA to dispel rumors of a coming bird flu pandemic, the government appears to be taking the threat of a major outbreak of the disease seriously. Full Story

Bird Flu Vaccine Shortage Eyed

posted on July 1, 2005 at 8:07 PM

The government has not stockpiled enough of the only drug known to be effective against bird flu but is in "aggressive discussions" with its maker to buy more, federal health officials said this week. Full Story

Government Buys Bird Flu Vaccine

posted on September 24, 2004 at 8:09 PM

The U.S government plans to buy two million doses of an experimental vaccine against the bird flu to stockpile in case the virus one day sparks a large outbreak in people. Full Story

Germs Made into Vaccines

posted on October 26, 2001 at 8:10 PM

The salmonella germ that causes food poisoning may hold the key to development of a vaccine which could eradicate typhoid fever. Full Story

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