Avian Influenza News
News published on May 30, 2008:
The complete genetic coding sequences of 150 different avian influenza viruses were released today by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists and government, industry and university collaborators. The ...
USDA Agricultural Research Service
News published on May 29, 2008:
Scientists have found evidence that North American avian influenza viruses of the H7 subtype are becoming more like human flu viruses in their ability to attach to host cells, which suggests they may be improvi...
CIDRAP News - University of Minnesota
News published on April 28, 2008:
Recent outbreaks of avian influenza, or bird flu, have become a worldwide concern in light of widespread mortality in domestic poultry and wild aquatic bird species. Scientists are equally concerned about the p...
Colorado State University press release
News published on March 25, 2008:
Following the success of the evaluation trials conducted at the prestigious National University Hospital of Singapore, Veredus Laboratories and STMicroelectronics yesterday announced the commercial availability...
Veredus Laboratories press release
News published on January 30, 2008:
PuriCore, the life sciences company focused on the control of infectious pathogens with its novel, safe antimicrobial technology, announces that its Sterilox Solution has been proven highly effective against pa...
News published on December 28, 2007:
The first case of human infection with H5N1 avian influenza has been confirmed in Pakistan. Laboratory tests conducted by the WHO H5 Reference Laboratory in Cairo, Egypt and WHO Collaborating Center for Referen...
WHO (World Health Organization)
News published on November 20, 2007:
When Bali was hit for the first time by an outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain, the local economy was still reeling from the impact of bombings in the island’s Kuta nightclub and restaurant precinct. It...
Partners Magazine/Science Alert
News published on November 14, 2007:
Following further test results from the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) the Acting Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed that the strain of Avian Influenza present at the Infected Premises near Diss is th...
News published on December 5, 2006:
An Auburn University veterinary professor in collaboration with researchers at Vaxin Inc. of Birmingham has developed the first "in ovo," or egg-injected, vaccine to protect chickens against avian influenza, a ...
News published on November 6, 2006:
The European Union Wednesday lifted a two-year ban on South African ostrich meat imposed after bird flu fears which led to the culling of tens of thousands of birds, the agriculture ministry said.