Novel Avian Influenza Has Potential for Both Virulence and Transmissibility in Humans | Global Biodefense

Novel Avian Influenza Has Potential for Both Virulence and Transmissibility in Humans | Global Biodefense

H5N1 avian influenza virus. This subtype of avian influenza (bird flu) is a viral pathogen that causes a deadly disease in bird populations. Bird flu has killed large populations of birds in Southeast Asia and is spreading rapidly worldwide. It can spread to humans through close contact with infected birds or their feces. There are no known cases of infection via human to human contact at this time. Concerns are that this subtype might mutate and turn in to a human influenza subtype that…

H5N1 avian influenza virus. This subtype of avian influenza (bird flu) is a viral pathogen that causes a deadly disease in bird populations. Bird flu has killed large populations of birds in Southeast Asia and is spreading rapidly worldwide. It can spread to humans through close contact with infected birds or their feces. There are no known cases of infection via human to human contact at this time. Concerns are that this subtype might mutate and turn in to a human influenza subtype that…

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U.S. confirms avian influenza in Tennessee chicken flock

U.S. confirms avian influenza in Tennessee chicken flock

About 90,000 birds have been killed in South Korea as a precautionary measure against avian influenza, or bird flu. The slaughter comes after local authori

About 90,000 birds have been killed in South Korea as a precautionary measure against avian influenza, or bird flu. The slaughter comes after local authori

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An avian influenza virus that emerged in 2013 is suddenly spreading widely in China, causing a sharp spike in human infections and deaths. Last month alone

An avian influenza virus that emerged in 2013 is suddenly spreading widely in China, causing a sharp spike in human infections and deaths. Last month alone

U.S. Confirms Avian Influenza in Tennessee Chicken Flock | Fortune.com

U.S. Confirms Avian Influenza in Tennessee Chicken Flock | Fortune.com

In October 2005, 32 Democratic senators wrote a letter to President George W. Bush expressing their 'grave concern that the nation is dangerously unprepared for the serious threat of avian influenza.'

In October 2005, 32 Democratic senators wrote a letter to President George W. Bush expressing their 'grave concern that the nation is dangerously unprepared for the serious threat of avian influenza.'

U.S. Confirms Avian Influenza in Tennessee Chicken Flock | Fortune.com

U.S. Confirms Avian Influenza in Tennessee Chicken Flock | Fortune.com

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sunday said it has confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic version of avian influenza in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Sunday said it has confirmed the presence of a highly pathogenic version of avian influenza in a commercial chicken breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.

Increase in Human Infections with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus During the Fifth Epidemic — China, October 2016–February 2017       | MMWR

Increase in Human Infections with Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus During the Fifth Epidemic — China, October 2016–February 2017 | MMWR

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