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Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) - Arizona taking steps to protect poultry The Arizona Department of Agriculture is working with large and small poultry farmers in the state concerning the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).
Medical News Today | Apr 24, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers create tool to predict avian flu outbreaks A simple and effective portable tool to predict avian flu outbreaks on farms has been created by University of Guelph researchers.
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Circulation of highly pathogenic avian flu in North American birds Viral changes make current situation more complexHighly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 viruses of Eurasian origin continue to circulate and evolve in North American wild birds.The U.S.
Medical News Today | Apr 8, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scripps Research Institute study shows 2 new flu strains do not yet easily infect humans Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have analyzed a key protein from two influenza strains that recently began causing sporadic infections among people in China and Taiwan.
Medical News Today | Mar 14, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New compound protects 100 percent of ferrets, mice, from H5N1 Since 2003, the H5N1 influenza virus, more commonly known as the bird flu, has been responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and ducks and has infected more than 650 people, leading to a 60...
Medical News Today | Mar 7, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Bird flu protection' given by seasonal flu vaccine The annual preventive flu injection yields protection against the more dangerous avian strain H7N9 - a discovery that has led the researchers to call for universal vaccination.
Medical News Today | Feb 18, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Practical guide to improve communication during disease outbreaks launched A practical guide for healthcare professionals to help improve communication during major disease outbreaks was launched Monday 2 February 2015.
Medical News Today | Feb 4, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study maps travel of H7 influenza genes Influenza has a long history of being one of the most deadly diseases to afflict humanity, but what exactly makes it so dangerous?
Medical News Today | Jan 25, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Avian flu in Hong Kong hospital controlled by infection control preparedness measures A proactive infection prevention plan implemented widely in a Hong Kong healthcare system was a significant factor preventing the spread of influenza strain A H7N9, otherwise known as Avian flu.
Medical News Today | Jan 7, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mapping chicken flu virus offers clues about deadly H7N9 bird flu By sequencing the viral genome of the H9N2 chicken virus, scientists have mapped its evolution since 1994 and found clues as to how it helped H7N9 emerge as a threat to humans.
Medical News Today | Dec 30, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend