Latest Avian influenza Stories
STRONG OUTLOOK FOR U.S., Other Unaffected Regions NEW YORK, Dec.
Seasonal flu vaccines may protect individuals not only against the strains of flu they contain but also against many additional types, according to a study published this week in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
CYPRESS, Calif. and MADISON, N.J., Dec.
Redundant targets extend coverage for detection of seasonal and emerging novel viruses SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov.
Cases of bird flu were confirmed at a UK duck breeding farm and a chicken farm in the Netherlands over the weekend, though public health officials are assuring people that the disease poses little risk to humans.
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital-led study found naturally acquired mutations in the avian H3N8 flu virus allow the infection to spread in mammals via respiratory droplets; human immunity to the virus is lacking
Redundant targets extend coverage to provide detection of seasonal and emerging novel viruses SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept.
Culling is a term used for separating the good from the bad and discarding the bad with the cull being the rejected items. Culling is used to improve the desired group with specific characteristics to improve the group. Culling is used for strengthening a livestock herd and the culled animals are destroyed. When breeding pedigree animals, the culled are spayed or neutered. This prevents the undesirable trait of the animal from being bred with other animals. Plant life is also...
Influenza A virus causes influenza in birds and some mammals. It is a genus of the Orthomyxoviridae family of viruses. Although the virus is uncommon several strains have been isolated from wild birds. Some can cause severe disease in domestic poultry and sometimes in humans. They are negative sense, single-stranded, segmented RNA viruses. Each subtype has mutated into a variety of strains with different pathogenic profiles. There is a vaccine for humans incase there is an avian influenza, or...
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