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China reports three more bird flu cases in humans

Three more people were confirmed to be infected with H7N9 bird flu in three provinces, Chinese health authorities said Saturday Continue reading “China reports three more bird flu cases in humans” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, April 14th, 2013

60 avian flu cases in China, 13 dead

The total number of confirmed cases of H7N9 avian influenza in China has reached 60, including 13 people Continue reading “60 avian flu cases in China, 13 dead” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Stop touching your face to avoid flu: Study

Something as innocuous as touching your face could infect you with flu Continue reading “Stop touching your face to avoid flu: Study” »  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Nepal hit by swine flu outbreak

A strain of the swine flu virus — Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) pdm9 Continue reading “Nepal hit by swine flu outbreak” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Now, a tool to sharpen prediction of flu

Flu season being around the corner, getting a vaccine might help prevent people from falling sick Continue reading “Now, a tool to sharpen prediction of flu” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Flu transmission occurs before symptoms appear

A new study on ferrets has found that influenza can be passed on to others before the appearance of symptoms Continue reading “Flu transmission occurs before symptoms appear” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 24th, 2012

How flu virus disables immune system

Northwestern University scientists have discovered one of the ways the influenza virus disarms our natural defense system Continue reading “How flu virus disables immune system” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Mexico declares bird flu emergency

Mexico has activated a national emergency plan to contain a bird flu epidemic that has affected nearly 1.7 million poultry Continue reading “Mexico declares bird flu emergency” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012

Gene discovery may help explain how flu causes severe infections

A team of scientists have discovered a new gene in the influenza virus that helps the virus control the body’s response to infection Continue reading “Gene discovery may help explain how flu causes severe More...

By BioNews On Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Built-in dengue virus killer found in humans

Scientists may have hit gold in their fight against dengue. They have located a human antibody that can neutralise and kill its virus within two hours Continue reading “Built-in dengue virus killer found in More...