Morinaga Milk Obtains Self-Affirmed GRAS Status for Its Proprietary Immunogenic Ingredient LAC-Shield(TM)

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 5, 2018--Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd., (TOKYO:2264) today announced it has attained self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status in the United States for LA...

Appeals court: Infants, preschoolers must get flu shot

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's requirement that infants and preschoolers in city-regulated child care or school-based programs must get yearly flu shots was upheld Thursday by the state's highest cou...

Flu season was one of the deadliest for US children

NEW YORK (AP) — Flu killed more U.S. children in the past year than during any other regular flu season in recent history. Health officials on Friday said they've received reports of...

Polish firm sued over tricking homeless into vaccine test

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Prosecutors in Poland are suing a private firm accused of tricking homeless people into unwitting participation in bird flu vaccine tests in 2007. Prosecution s...

Flu vaccine only 36 percent effective; season intense so far

NEW YORK (AP) — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses. Preliminary figures released Thursday suggest...

Century after pandemic, science takes its best shot at flu

WASHINGTON (AP) — A century after history's worst flu pandemic, scientists are hunting for a super-shot for the next super-flu. Stronger vaccines could guard against the next pandemi...

100,000 flu cases and 1 death as outbreak worsens in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 100,000 people sought treatment for the flu in emergency rooms across Taiwan as the Type B influenza outbreak spreads in Taiwan, and as the first cost surge of the winter ...

Wrong flu vaccine distributed in Taiwan 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the flu season reaches its peak with nearly 100,000 struck in Taiwan last week, this year's government funded free vaccines are less effective against the influenza viru...

Taipei urges foreign care workers to get free flu vaccination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Taipei City’s Department of Health (DOH) announced on Friday that a total of 6,000 flu vaccines would be available at designated MRT stations and Taipei City Hosp...

Study prompts call to examine flu vaccine and miscarriage

NEW YORK (AP) — A puzzling study of U.S. pregnancies found that women who had miscarriages between 2010 and 2012 were more likely to have had back-to-back annual flu shots that included protection aga...

Kinmen finds smuggled vaccines put in kaoliang bottles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Investigators in Kinmen arrested a woman, surnamed Lee, for trying to smuggle animal vaccines worth over NT$10 million to Taiwan's main island Friday, said the Coast G...

Influenza Vaccination Keeps Dialysis Patients Out of the Hospital

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 18, 2016--Hemodialysis patients who skipped the influenza vaccine were significantly more likely to be hospitalized than those who were vaccinated, suggests a thre...

Twelve deaths from flu reported since July: CDC

A total of 117 cases of Severe Complicated Influenza have been recorded since July, with 12 of them resulting in death, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released Tuesda...

Big warm up ahead as seasonal winds on the wane: CWB

As northeasterly winds are forecast to wind down on Saturday, sunny skies are anticipated across Taiwan for the weekend and well into next week, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday. Southe...

Flu outbreak on the rise in Taiwan: CDC

The number of flu cases in Taiwan continues to increase as the peak period approaches, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday, reporting three new deaths from flu complications. Accordi...