Bird Flu Monitor > Dogs can contract Avian Flu directly from birds
[Digg / upcoming] Even though the media hype regarding Avian Flu has been quiet lately, Korean researchers have found that that dogs can contract influenza directly from infected birds.
[Journal] Reassortant H7N2 bird flu in 2003 Westchester, New York case: (Hospitals and health officials do not reveal the names of patients in cases involving public health issues.) He entered the hospital in November suffering from other serious ailments that weakened his immune system and that might have masked the symptoms of avian flu. One official said the patient had symptoms of a respiratory illness, including coughing and an abnormal chest X-ray.
[Latest Bird Flu News] Govt takes measures to forestall avian flu: The Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda, has warned that, if cautionary measures are not taken immediately to prevent the bird flu epidemic from attacking the country, Tanzanians would be the losers both healthywise .
[Bird Flu Breaking News] Smuggled Peking Ducks Pose Avian Flu Threat to Philippines: Smuggled Peking Ducks Pose Avian Flu Threat to Philippines.
[Latest Bird Flu News] The bird flu: The most important thing to understand about the type A H5N1 avian flu is that eventually it will mutate and create a pandemic.
[KurzweilAI.net Accelerating Intelligence News] Tripping Up Avian Flu: Researchers at the Chinese National Research Center for Wildlife Born Diseases have made plasmids--small rings of designer DNA--that can block the bird flu virus from reproducing in cells. Once inside cells, the plasmids make short .
[thetundradrums] Ten villages monitoring spring migrants for avian flu: Though the highly contagious H5N1 strain of avian influenza, or bird flu, as it’s commonly called, has never appeared anywhere in North America, public health and wildlife professionals are monitoring birds at the leading edge of the spring migration.
[Emilees Blog] United States Versus Bird Flu: With these worries in mind, the United States have closely followed the situation and with general fears that the disease could spread to their territory as well, federal and local authorities have been handed over a plan to prevent and be ready to deal with a possible avian influenza outbreak in the country. It is not clear if and when this will happen, but one can look to previous experiences and other events for clues as to how serious the threat really is for the American country.
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[Global News Blog] Indonesia - Indonesia holds largest-ever avian flu exercise ...: Indonesia does not want money for its samples of a deadly bird flu virus, a health official said Wednesday after the U.S. criticized his country for refusing to share the samples with the international community. Instead, Indonesia wants governments
[Blog Feed Aggregator english] Indonesia Rehearses For Potential Bird Flu Pandemic: Indonesia is running their first massive rehearsal drill for a potential pandemic of Avian Flu aka Bird Flu. They are doing this to see how prepared they would be should the bird flu start to spread from human to human.
[Men's & Drug's] Scientists Create First Successful Libraries of Avian Flu Virus ...: While overwhelmingly confined to bird populations in Asia and Europe, the H5N1 avian flu virus has shown its ability to infect humans and has killed more than 230 people around the world. Epidemiologists remain concerned that the virus will one day mutate and be able to spread more readily between people, sparking a global pandemic.The 1918-1920 Spanish flu, which shows evidence of originating in birds, killed somewhere between 40 and 100 million people.
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[Men's & Drug's] Effect Measure : Naming a bird flu virus: It starts off with the type of influenza virus, either A, B or C. The type was originally based on a broad class of antibody response but now is related to genetic markers in two of the eleven proteins (matrix M1 or nuceoprotein, NP).
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[Disaster Preparedness Blog] Bird Flu Outbreak Spreads Across Parts of Aisa: In another part of the country the bird flu outbreak at a duck farm in Jeongeup in North Jeolla Province proved to be a highly pathogenic strain that can affect humans, it emerged Monday. It follows a similar outbreak at a chicken farm in Gimje in the same province.
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