bird flu
First Human Case of H7N4 Bird Flu Confirmed
First Human Case of H7N4 Bird Flu Confirmed
Shawna Williams | Feb 15, 2018
The woman, a resident of southeast China, has since recovered.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Bird Flu Spreads in China and the U.S.
Bird Flu Spreads in China and the U.S.
Jenny Rood | Mar 12, 2015
China reports new H7N9 bird flu infections in humans while other strains are detected in US commercial turkey farms.
Bird Flu in North America
Bird Flu in North America
Tracy Vence | Jan 27, 2015
Farmers detect H5N8 in a commercial turkey flock in California, while Canadian officials document the first known human importation of H7N9 to the country.
Unraveling H7N9’s History
Unraveling H7N9’s History
Kate Yandell | Dec 30, 2014
An analysis of stored samples shows that H7N9 precursor H9N2, a virus widespread in chickens, has shown increased fitness in recent years.
Haste Caused CDC Bird Flu Contamination?
Haste Caused CDC Bird Flu Contamination?
Jef Akst | Aug 19, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientist who accidentally leaked H5N1 into a benign strain of avian influenza may have been rushing off to a meeting.
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse, May 9
The Scientist on The Pulse, May 9
Kerry Grens | May 9, 2014
The rejuvenating effects of young blood, white nose syndrome spread, and penguin flu
New Bird Flu Found in Penguins
New Bird Flu Found in Penguins
Kerry Grens | May 6, 2014
Scientists have identified for the first time an avian influenza that infects penguins.
New Bird Flu Threat?
New Bird Flu Threat?
Abby Olena | Feb 4, 2014
Chinese officials report the first two human cases of H10N8 avian influenza, one of which is linked to the death of a 73-year-old woman.
European Researchers Urge H5N1 Caution
European Researchers Urge H5N1 Caution
Bob Grant | Jan 2, 2014
A group of scientists has called on the European Commission to evaluate the risks and benefits of research that could make deadly viruses more transmissible.