Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: How the H5N1 bird flu outbreak could become humanity's problem

Four years ago, as attention locked onto COVID-19, another virus began circling the globe. A major outbreak of a new strain of bird flu—formally named influenza A virus subtype H5N1—has since killed millions of wild birds ...

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Wildfire smoke and understanding the health risks

With wildfires becoming more frequent and extensive in Canada, it's important for people to understand the health risks of wildfire smoke. An article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) aims to provide information ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study examines surge in RSV cases after the COVID-19 pandemic

The surge in RSV cases following the COVID-19 pandemic may have been, in part, caused by increased testing and changes to the RSV genome, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Communications.

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