Latest Fujian flu Stories

2009-02-10 13:23:41

A spokesman for China's Health Ministry said on Tuesday the country is puzzled by eight human cases of bird flu in January, which appeared independent of any known case in birds.

2009-02-02 13:30:00

Experts say flu season has made a slow start this winter, with widespread illness only being reported in Virginia and New Jersey.

2009-01-25 12:00:00

China’s Health Ministry reported on Saturday the country’s fourth death from the H5N1 virus.

2009-01-19 13:50:00

A 16-year-old boy in central Hunan province is badly ill after contracting the H5N1 birdflu virus, the third case reported by Chinese health authorities.

2009-01-04 11:00:19

Two years after a big decline in the number of confirmed human deaths from H5N1 bird flu, cases are still turning up in poultry, U.N.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.