Latest Fujian flu Stories

2008-12-03 14:30:00

In a broad series of tests on thousands of ducks migrating through Sweden, researchers found that avian flu makes mallard ducks thinner than other duck breeds.

2008-11-12 09:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO and CDC have stated that the predictive accuracy of their annual formulations for human influenza vaccines is "suboptimal" -- often correct less than 50% of the time, especially for seniors.

2008-08-12 15:30:26

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported on Monday the discovery of a new strain of the N5N1 avian influenza among birds in Africa.

2008-06-25 00:02:50

VGX Pharmaceuticals Inc. (VGX) announced today the publication in PLoS ONE - an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online publication - of preclinical data for the Company's preventative DNA vaccine candidate for avian influenza, VGX-3400.

2008-04-18 12:30:00

Scientists are working to develop a next-generation bird flu vaccine that could potentially protect against mutations of the virus.

2008-04-16 01:45:00

Outbreaks of the most common type of influenza virus, A (H3N2), are seeded by viruses that originate in East and Southeast Asia and migrate around the world, new research has found.

2006-12-04 17:15:00

Birds from Latin America - not from the north - are most likely to bring deadly bird flu to the main U.S., researchers said Monday, suggesting the government might miss the H5N1 virus because biologists have been looking in the wrong direction.

2006-08-14 11:22:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials believe that wild swans in Michigan may have been infected with a strain of the bird flu virus, but it is not thought to be a highly pathogenic strain and is one that has been seen previously in North America, the White House said on Monday.

2006-08-14 10:33:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior said on Monday routine surveillance found the presence of H5 and N1 avian influenza subtypes in samples from two wild mute swans in Michigan.

2006-08-04 07:15:00

A leading virologist has urged countries battling new H5N1 bird flu outbreaks in animals to analyze the genetic makeup of the virus to trace its origins and better arm themselves to combat the disease.

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