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The H5N1 bird flu virus has infected and killed hundreds of people, despite the fact that, at the moment, the virus can't spread easily between people.
Tamiflu treatments have been somewhat controversial over the past few years, with some evidence showing viruses gaining resistance to the drug and others questioning the effectiveness of the antiviral medication.
Around 1 in 5 of the population were infected in both recent outbreaks of seasonal flu and the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, but just 23% of these infections caused symptoms, and only 17% of people were ill enough to consult their doctor.
A new quantitative analysis of more than 123,000 influenza specimens from 1918-2013 shows the Replikin Counts (number of Replikins per 100 amino acids) of the genes of H1N1 and H5N1 have increased
Vaccination lowered risk of having to go to the doctor by about 60 percent for people of all ages ATLANTA, Feb.
Family doctors of the greater Seattle area release blog post to help educate the public on the prevention and dangers of the influenza outbreak. Seattle, WA
- Preclinical development completed for H7N9 vaccine candidates that addresses significant unmet medical need - BEIJING, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
Completely Synthetic Replikins Vaccine H1N1Pan3(TM) Is Available Now LONDON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bioradar UK Ltd.
The deadly H7N9 bird flu strain that has so far sickened 139 people in eastern China and Taiwan since April, has now been confirmed in the southeastern island city of Hong Kong.
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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