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Scientists ID mutations that could allow bird flu strain to spread among humans An international team of scientists has identified several genetic mutations that, should they arise, could potentially allow the avian influenza strain H7N9 to spread between humans.
Medical News Today | Jun 15, 2017 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers develop mouse that could provide advance warning of next flu pandemic Researchers in Germany have developed a transgenic mouse that could help scientists identify new influenza virus strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic.
Medical News Today | Apr 12, 2017 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Team uncovers cellular responses to bird flu vaccine New research from Vanderbilt eavesdrops on gene expression in human immune system cells before and after vaccination against bird flu.
Medical News Today | Jan 23, 2017 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bat flu virus may be capable of infecting human cells Are our furry bat buddies friend or foe this Halloween? An international team of scientists finds that bat flu may have the potential to transmit to humans.
Medical News Today | Oct 31, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Migration routes hold key to bird flu spread, global study finds Monitoring the migration routes of wild birds could help to provide early warning of potential bird flu outbreaks, experts say.
Medical News Today | Oct 14, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
It's all in the genes: New research reveals why some chickens are resistant to bird flu The genes of some chickens make them almost completely resistant to a serious strain of bird flu, new research has revealed.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists identify protein that allows flu virus to replicate in cells Like any other virus, the flu virus invades host cells and hijacks cell machinery to replicate and spread. Now, scientists have found a host protein that is key to this process.
Medical News Today | Jan 7, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Prime-boost H7N9 influenza vaccine concept promising in clinical trial In clinical trials, several candidate H7N9 pandemic influenza vaccines made from inactivated viruses have been shown to be safe and to generate an immune response.
Medical News Today | Dec 10, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Avian influenza expert raises concerns as USDA stockpiles vaccines The U.S. Department of Agriculture is creating a stockpile of avian influenza vaccines, but an expert suggests careful consideration of the strategy and cautions that the strain of the next...
Medical News Today | Nov 27, 2015 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rapidly assessing the next influenza pandemic Influenza pandemics are potentially the most serious natural catastrophes that affect the human population.
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend