Latest Fujian flu Stories

2010-03-31 11:30:15

A University of Alberta-led research team has discovered an influenza detector gene that could potentially prevent the transmission of the virus to humans

2010-01-08 14:03:05

It's not too late to be vaccinated against the seasonal and H1N1 influenza viruses, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.

2009-10-29 23:37:21

Influenza viruses evade infection-fighting antibodies by constantly changing the shape of their major surface protein.

2009-05-14 16:09:49

A team of U.S.

2009-04-15 09:10:00

Scientists have found an artificial compound that seems to halt the duplication of influenza viruses, including the H5N1 bird flu virus.

2009-04-08 23:33:52

Japanese researchers say they've found 10 raccoons that show signs of having fought off previous bird flu infections. The discovery marks the first time anyone in Japan has seen mammals with bird flu virus antibodies, The Yomiuri Shimbun reported Wednesday.

2009-03-18 09:06:42

A new computerized method of testing could help world health officials better identify flu vaccines that are effective against multiple strains of the disease.

2009-03-03 13:44:05

A vaccine to protect humans from a bird flu pandemic is within reach after a new discovery by researchers at the University of Melbourne, Australia

2009-03-01 20:03:27

A modified vaccine once used to treat smallpox has proven effective in treating mice infected with the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain, Hong Kong researchers say. While human trials are at least two years off, the University of Hong Kong scientists, who worked with U.S.

2009-02-11 10:12:09

The government of Vietnam has announced emergency measures to prevent the spread of a bird flu epidemic from poultry to humans. Thousands of infected birds have been culled since Type A bird flu was discovered in seven provinces, the Vietnam news service VNS reported Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.