Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 a reminder of zoonotic diseases at home

With genetic analysis suggesting COVID-19 originated in animals before it spread to humans, a UNSW Sydney virologist says now is a good time to bear in mind zoonotic diseases are closer to home than people might think.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers assess bird flu virus subtypes in China

The avian influenza virus subtype H16N3 is currently detectable in many countries. To examine the potential threat to humans of H16N3, researchers recently performed an extensive avian influenza surveillance in major wild ...

Neuroscience

Biologist leads pioneering study on stress

A biologist at Louisiana State University conducted a pioneering research study that could help us to better understand the role of dopamine in stress resilience in humans through analyzing wild songbirds. This study could ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why Asian horses don't get sick with the flu

Avian influenza viruses infect horses in Mongolia but do not cause large outbreaks of disease because they failed to acquire key genetic changes to enable greater cross-species transmissibility, according to a study published ...

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