News tagged with new flu strain
(AP) -- For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1
International scientists who last year halted controversial research with the deadly bird flu say they are resuming their work as countries adopt new rules to ensure safety.
Medical research Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
UC Irvine researchers have found a new approach to the creation of customized therapies for virulent flu strains that resist current antiviral drugs.
Medical research Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—This year's unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Despite modern advances, the half-century-old method of producing flu vaccine still takes six months and requires hundreds of millions of fertilized chicken eggs.
Medications Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Health officials say a novel strain of swine flu has sickened two children in Pennsylvania and Indiana.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists taking a first look at the genetics of a bird flu strain that has killed three people in China said Wednesday that the virus could be harder to track than its better-known cousin H5N1 because it ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A mutant strain of the deadly bird flu H5N1 virus detected in Vietnam does not appear to pose an increased risk to human health, the United Nations said on Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new highly-toxic strain of the potentially deadly bird flu virus has appeared in Vietnam and is spreading fast, according to state media reports.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0