Latest avian flu Stories

2014-03-03 04:22:47

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2008-10-10 12:10:00

Chances of surviving a deadly avian flu pandemic would likely increase with hands-on therapy, even without antiviral drugs, a U.S. health newsletter says.

2006-07-21 13:24:00

LONDON (Reuters) - European regulators have given a green light to the first two avian influenza vaccines for use in birds, the European Medicines Agency said on Friday.

2006-05-12 19:40:00

Like other poultry farmers across the country, the Milfords are taking extreme precautions to prevent their livelihood from getting infected with the deadly avian flu virus.

2006-03-01 15:35:00

U.S. health officials on Wednesday said they have purchased more than 14 million courses of antiviral treatments from Roche Holding AG and GlaxoSmithKline Plc in preparation for a possible avian flu pandemic among humans.

2005-12-22 18:09:46

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives passed a $453.3 billion defense spending bill on Thursday, which included $50 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and funding for other needs including rebuilding from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina.

2005-12-19 14:47:02

The La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) is making significant strides in the battle against the avian "bird" flu, with pre-clinical trials under way on a potential treatment conceived by one of its scientists.

2005-12-18 22:23:06

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.

2005-12-13 15:50:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had warned nine companies to stop marketing "bogus" flu products.

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