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While the bird flu may be a zoonotic disease, potentially creating a new human illness, the strain is most commonly seen in…you guessed it, birds. As studies have continued, however, the bird flu has become more common in domestic birds rather than wild birds.
PINEHURST, N.C., May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Assisi Animal Health is the developer of the Assisi Loop(TM), an effective non-pharmaceutical and anti-inflammatory device (NPAID).
New research led by NCAR and CDC has identified correlations between weather conditions and the occurrence of West Nile virus disease in the United States, raising the possibility of being able
H3N2 Influenza Virus RealPCR(TM) Test allows rapid, accurate and specific diagnosis that may help slow the spread of disease; IDEXX adds new test to all Comprehensive Canine Respiratory Disease RealPCR
BEIJING, May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
AGT's Health Risk Management System installed in Fernandina Beach High School in North Florida SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nassau County School District in North
MERIDEN, Conn., May 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation, along with
Iowa Ag Secretary says a total of 11 egg-related farms in Iowa now affected by avian influenza. URBANDALE, Iowa (PRWEB) May 01, 2015 The
SASKATOON, May 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for Saskatoon-Humboldt, announced close to $1 million in funding
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc.
Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...
Chlamydophila psittaci is a lethal intracellular bacterial species that causes endemic avian chlamydiosis, epizootic outbreaks in mammals, and respiratory psittacosis in humans. It can be transmitted through inhalation, contact, or ingestions among birds and mammals. It generally starts with flu-like symptoms and becomes a life-threatening pneumonia. Many stay dormant until activated by stress. Birds are great vectors of the disease since they are highly mobile and feed on infected animals....
West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...
Monkeypox virus causes monkeypox in both humans and animals. It was first found in 1958 in macaque monkeys that were being used as laboratory animals. The monkeys are often used for neurological experiments. The virus is typically found in rainforest regions of central and West Africa. It was first discovered in 1970 in humans and from 1970 to 1986 there were over 400 cases reported in humans. The main infection route was through contact with infected animals and their bodily fluids. The...
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