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From SARS to swine flu, virus outbreaks can be unpredictable — and devastating.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization warned on Monday of a possible resurgence of the bird flu virus.
SAN DIEGO, Aug.
TAU researchers work to determine how H1N1 becomes pandemic.
QUEBEC CITY, QC, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc.
BEIJING, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
Study reveals features of influenza virus and our response to it that could reduce the need for annual vaccinations BOSTON, Aug.
Arriving at a rapid and accurate diagnosis is critical during flu outbreaks, but until now, physicians and public health officials have had to choose between a highly accurate yet time-consuming test or a rapid but error-prone test.
Scientists have found a flu "super antibody" they say may be a turning point in the development of new flu treatments.
GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedImmune has received confirmation from the U.S.
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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