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2014-08-26 12:28:34

New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Chikungunya Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd.

2014-07-14 08:25:49

BEIJING, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

Modern Bird Genes Have Potential To Cause A Pandemic Similar To 1918 Spanish Flu
2014-06-12 10:02:18

Avian bird flu strains that exist today share very similar characteristics with the deadly 1918 Spanish Flu strain that killed nearly five percent of the world’s population.

2014-05-21 10:33:18

Experiments creating dangerous flu strains that are transmissible between mammals pose too great a risk to human life from potential release.

Avian Influenza Viruses Identified In Antarctic Penguins
2014-05-06 03:11:05

An international team of researchers has, for the first time, identified an avian influenza virus in a group of Adélie penguins from Antarctica.

Mystery Of 1918 Pandemic Flu Virus Solved
2014-04-29 03:47:04

University of Arizona researcher Michael Worobey and his team have discovered the key to understanding influenza pandemics may lie in previous flu exposure during childhood

2014-04-16 08:34:34

BEIJING, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.

First Global Inventory Of Flu Strains In Birds Completed
2014-03-07 11:33:54

A group of international scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing new insight into the drivers of viral diversity and the emergence of disease that can ultimately impact human health and livelihoods.

2014-03-03 04:22:47

ZEIST, The Netherlands, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upgrade to BSL-3 level answers growing global demand for testing facilities Introduction of a Bio Safety

2014-02-18 08:55:00

While many endemic infectious diseases of humans have been largely contained, new microbes continue to emerge to threaten human and animal health.


Latest Avian influenza Reference Libraries

Culling
2013-08-21 08:18:13

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...

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2011-02-17 15:02:05

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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