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'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for Flu

Posted by External 9 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — A group of people in the Amazon who had been living without any contact to the outside world suffered an outbreak of the flu after fleeing attacks on t, Brazilian authorities say. Read More
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Risks of Flu Research Demand Openness From Labs

Posted by External 13 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — The danger of reporting findings before peer review is that scientists often can’t talk about the details of their research, which can lead to hype or fear in the media. Read More
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Conditions linked to deadly bird flu revealed: High risk areas identified

Posted by External 40 days ago General
http://feeds.sciencedaily.com — A dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that's causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small fraction of its potential range and appears at risk of spreading to other suitable areas of India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines, according to a new study. Read More
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Path of a Pandemic: Map Shows How H1N1 Swine Flu Spread

Posted by External 45 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — A new map shows the path of H1N1 "swine flu" as it spread across the United States in the fall of 2009, when the brunt of the pandemic hit the country. Read More
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Deadly Airborne Flu Virus Created in Lab – Not as Bad as It Sounds (Op-Ed)

Posted by External 48 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the US have been criticised for recreating a very similar but distinct influenza virus by mixing together a set of genes taken from viruses of wild birds that are present in the gene pool today. Read More
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How Is MERS Different from the Flu?

Posted by External 80 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Since Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) first appeared in 2012, researchers have been working around the clock to learn more about the mysterious virus that causes the disease. Read More
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New Vaccine for Deadly H7N9 Bird Flu Shows Promise

Posted by External 93 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — A team of researchers has produced an experimental vaccine for the deadly H7N9 flu strain using a technique that allows for making larger vaccine quantities than previous methods. Read More
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Big Data and the Flu: How Wikipedia Can Track Influenza

Posted by External 106 days ago General
http://feedproxy.google.com — Monitoring flu-related Wikipedia hits may help scientists estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study. Read More
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