|Swine flu turns up in elephant seals off Central Coast|
When it comes to swine flu, elephant seals can now be included in the list of carriers. According to a new UC Davis study, the marine mammals distinctive for their honking noses contracted the H1N1 virus back in 2010, just as the pandemic caused by the virus was winding down in humans.
|Bird Flu Outbreak Costs China £100m Each Day|
China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country's poultry industry more than £4.3bn as consumers shun chicken, government officials have said.
|Bird flu costs China industry $6.5 bn: state media|
China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country's poultry industry more than 40 billion yuan ($6.5 billion) as consumers shun chicken, government officials said, according to state media.
|Impossible to predict outcome in China's bird flu outbreak: WHO|
It is impossible to predict the evolution of China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak as researchers are still trying to understand the source of human transmission, the head of the World Health Organisation said Monday.
|Swine flu found in elephant seals|
The H1N1 virus strain that caused a 2009 swine flu outbreak in humans was detected in northern elephant seals off the coast of central California
|Bird Flu Costs in China set at $6.5 Billion|
Scientists and economists say the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China has cost that country's poultry industry $6.5 billion, as consumers shun chicken and health officials make gains in controlling the deadly virus. The cost data, provided by China's agriculture ministry, was reported Tuesday at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. At the conference, United Nations experts warned health authorities ...
|Seoul on guard against Chinese bird flu|
Seoul (The Korea Herald/ANN) - The Seoul government is enhancing monitoring of a new strain of deadly bird flu originating from China.
|Badminton becomes a victim of China's bird flu outbreak|
Beijing, May 20 (IANS/EFE) Badminton has become an indirect victim of bird flu that has been affecting the country, given that the extensive slaughtering of infected ducks has created a shortage of feathers, an essential raw material for the birdies used in the sport, media reports said.
|Puzzling! Swine flu virus detected in elephant seals off West Coast|
The H1N1 virus strain that caused a 2009 swine flu outbreak in humans was detected in northern elephant seals off the coast of central California.Scientists say this is the first time marine mammals have been found to carry the H1N1 flu strain, which originated in pigs. The seals seem to have picked up the virus while at sea, but it's unclear how this happened."We thought we might find influenza ...
|Swine flu virus detected in elephant seals|
The H1N1 virus strain that caused a 2009 swine flu outbreak in humans was detected in northern elephant seals off the coast of central California.