|Ill-Advised: Researchers Agree Puzzling New Bird Flu Should Be Taken Seriously|
It's time to commit to memory a new combination of H and N influenza numbers. Since it arrived on the scene H7N9 has vexed researchers and shown it can be deadly to humans -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
|Bird flu alert in Saptari|
Saptari which is among the districts at high risk of bird flu has been placed under high alert against the disease, the District Livestock Service Office, Saptari stated.
|Cambodian boy dies of bird flu in second death for 2014|
A three-year-old Cambodian boy has died of bird flu, the health ministry said Friday, in the country's second fatality this year. Tests confirmed he had contracted the H5N1 virus, the ministry said in a joint statement with the World Health Organisation (WHO). Many of the chickens and ducks in the boy's village died mid-February and he may have come into contact with the dead birds, the ...
|CDC Warns Of Threat From H1N1 Swine Flu|
Flu deaths and hospitalizations continue to mount, the CDC warned today, issuing an urgent call for vaccination.
|2 succumb to swine flu in Oman|
Situation being monitored by health ministry as death toll since 2009 reaches 35
|Chinese police detain three for 'causing worry' about bird flu|
Police in southwestern China have detained two men and a woman for "causing concern and worry" about H7N9 bird flu, Chengdu city police department's official website said on Wednesday. Chinese authorities are cracking down on "spreading rumors" which they say is necessary to preserve social stability and prevent false information from causing panic. The three detainees are accused of saying on ...
|Deadly Pandemic Bird Flu Details Finally Are Made Public|
Scientists and policymakers argue that publishing full H5N1 ferret papers is important for protecting humanity against future pandemics -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
|Swine flu outbreak in Cork University Hospital|
One confirmed case of H1N1 flu virus, number of other patients displaying symptoms associated with illness
|Pandemic Potential Seen in Gene Changes of Bird Flu|
Genetic variations in the deadly bird flu virus circulating in China increase the potential for a pandemic strain to emerge, researchers in Shanghai said. Three new variants of the avian influenza type-A H7N9 virus have been found this winter, spurred by transmission in poultry and the incorporation of genetic material from another strain called H9N2, scientists at the Shanghai Public Health ...
|Six children treated for swine flu at Yorkhill|
SIX children have contracted swine flu in the past two weeks in Glasgow. The youngsters who contracted the H1N1 virus were treated at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children at Yorkhill.