Certain flu virus subtypes have more potential to cause severe illness than others, according to a new study published in mBio. For that reason, avian influenza viruses that express the more dangerous subtypes should be monitored closely to prevent the spread of severe disease.
During cold and flu season, working women turn to pharmacies whenever symptoms appear, according to the results of a recent study conducted by Workplace Impact.
With a mission to help pharmacists throughout the world prevent the potential spread of the Ebola virus, the International Pharmaceutical Federation has launched a suite of resources to advise community pharmacists on the threat.
While the Ebola scare has started to fade away in the United States, the crisis continues to devastate West Africa, where the death toll has climbed above 5000 with more than 14000 confirmed and suspected cases.