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Potential to prevent pandemics following insights into how a bird flu virus spreads The H5N1 bird flu virus has infected and killed hundreds of people, despite the fact that, at the moment, the virus can't spread easily between people.
Medical News Today | Apr 14, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study fingers chickens, quail, in spread of H7N9 influenza virus Among the copious species of poultry in China, quail and chickens are the likely sources of infection of H7N9 influenza virus to humans, according to a paper published ahead of print in the Journal...
Medical News Today | Mar 20, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First global inventory of flu strains in birds A group of international scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing new insight into the...
Medical News Today | Mar 11, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What is H7N9 bird flu? What is the pandemic risk? Learn about H7N9 bird flu and how it has evolved. Information provided about the symptoms, types, how it can be treated and vaccine information.
Medical News Today | Feb 23, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zoonotic diseases and global viral pandemics Emergence of new microbesWhile many endemic infectious diseases of humans have been largely contained, new microbes continue to emerge to threaten human and animal health.
Medical News Today | Feb 19, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Conventional wisdom challenged and some of the mysteries surrounding flu outbreaks of historical significance solved A new study reconstructing the evolutionary tree of flu viruses challenges conventional wisdom and solves some of the mysteries surrounding flu outbreaks of historical significance.
Medical News Today | Feb 19, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tracking avian flu as it stalks Egypt Since its first identification in Asia, highly pathogenic avian influenza - H5N1 - has caused significant alarm in the scientific community.
Medical News Today | Feb 10, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First human case of new bird flu virus confirmed in China Scientists from China have reported on the world's first confirmed case of human infection with a novel bird flu virus that has evolved from the H10N8 avian virus.
Medical News Today | Feb 5, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Potential treatment found for drug-resistant H7N9 influenza virus The novel avian H7N9 influenza virus has caused more than 130 human infections with 43 deaths in China.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Some indigenous groups more susceptible to the effects of the new strain of influenza in China Research indicated that some Indigenous people such as in Alaska and Australia displayed limited immunity response to the effects of influenza.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend