Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines developed for H5N1, H7N9 avian influenza strains

A recent study with Kansas State University researchers details vaccine development for two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans. The strains have led to the culling of millions of ...

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Researchers find bat influenza viruses unlikely threaten human health

Bats seen at Halloween this year may not be quite as scary as they appear – at least when it comes to the spread of specific viruses. A research project conducted in part by a team of researchers in the College of Veterinary ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Assessing the performance of multiple influenza forecasting models

In what the authors believe is the first documented comparison of several real-time infectious disease forecasting models by different teams across many seasons, five research groups report this week that a majority of models ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Antibodies may reveal timing of previous influenza infection

The amount of influenza-specific antibodies present in an individual's blood can indicate not only if they experienced the flu, but potentially when—a finding that could improve disease monitoring in the tropics, where ...

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