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First Human Case of H7N4 Bird Flu Confirmed
Shawna Williams | Feb 15, 2018
The woman, a resident of southeast China, has since recovered.
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.
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
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
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?
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.
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Kerry Grens | May 9, 2014
The rejuvenating effects of young blood, white nose syndrome spread, and penguin flu
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?
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
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.