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Latest Influenza A virus subtype H9N2 Stories

2010-11-12 12:58:20

History's first recognized influenza pandemic originated in Asia and rapidly spread to other continents 500 years ago, in the summer of 1510.

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2008-08-16 15:25:00

More humans could be infected with bird flu, specifically the H9N2 strain, and that could lead to a worldwide pandemic, according to a Hong Kong expert.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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