False-positive PCR results linked to administration of seasonal influenza vaccine

False-positive PCR results linked to administration of seasonal influenza vaccine

Administration of influenza vaccines and clinical sampling in the same room resulted in the contamination with vaccine strains of surveillance swabs collected from patients with ILI.Vaccine contamination should therefore be considered, particularly where multiple influenza virus RNA PCR positive signals (e.g. H1N1, H3N2 and influenza B) are detected in the same specimen.

Another Class of Pesticides Is Destroying Brains

Another Class of Pesticides Is Destroying Brains

The Global Justice Ecology Project22 says the Trump administration also intends to roll back the age limits on restricted-use pesticides, including chlorpyrifos, to allow workers as young as 16 years old to spray the toxic chemicals.23 This recommendation was first announced by Pruitt last year and is set to take effect in September 2019.