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Japan culls 42000 chickens after second bird flu outbreak

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Japan’s Miyazaki prefectural government has ordered the culling of 42,000 chickens on a farm after a second bird flu  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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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  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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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  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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Stop touching your face to avoid flu: Study

Something as innocuous as touching your face could infect you with flu  More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
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Nepal hit by swine flu outbreak

A strain of the swine flu virus — Pandemic influenza A (H1N1) pdm9  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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Now, a tool to sharpen prediction of flu

Flu season being around the corner, getting a vaccine might help prevent people from falling sick  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, August 30th, 2012
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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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, August 24th, 2012
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How flu virus disables immune system

Northwestern University scientists have discovered one of the ways the influenza virus disarms our natural defense system  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
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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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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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  More...