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World's first human case of H7N4 bird flu identified in China - CNN - CNN Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:24:15 GMT

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World's first human case of H7N4 bird flu identified in China - CNN
CNN
The first human case of avian flu strain H7N4 has been reported in China. The woman was hospitalized in January and has recovered.
China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird fluPhys.Org
CHP notified of human case of avian influenza A (H7N4) in Mainland - GovHKGovHK

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Deadly outbreak: Hong Kong schools shut down amid flu outbreak - NEWS.com.au Thu, 08 Feb 2018 03:05:45 GMT

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Deadly outbreak: Hong Kong schools shut down amid flu outbreak
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About 400 outbreaks of flu have been registered across the city, mainly at kindergartens and primary schools, in the last four weeks. Some 203 adults and 12 children developed severe complications after becoming infected, The South China Morning Post ...

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How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here's What You Should Know - TIME Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:13:03 GMT

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How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here's What You Should Know
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When replicating inside eggs, H3N2 viruses are prone to undergoing adaptive changes that make them better-suited to the egg environment, but less likely to prompt the right response in humans. A mutation in the H3N2 strain meant most people receiving ...
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC

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Why this year's flu outbreak is one of the worst - The Independent Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:02:14 GMT

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Why this year's flu outbreak is one of the worst
The Independent
Australia was hit particularly hard by influenza virus H3N2. H3N2 is a typical seasonal flu strain like H1N1 but it tends to be more difficult to control. There are three red flags this flu season, and they are that H3N2 viruses typically cause ...
'Only way to prevent NHS being brought to its knees is to give people the right flu jab'Mirror.co.uk
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC

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With Olympics set to begin, South Korea is still working to eradicate the avian flu - Washington Post Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:42:00 GMT

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With Olympics set to begin, South Korea is still working to eradicate the avian flu
Washington Post
Since November, the government has discovered 15 cases of the bird flu, resulting in the deaths of nearly 2 million chickens. In response to the resulting egg shortage, the government began importing them from the United States, Australia and New ...

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Trump, Tell Us About Your Flu Shot - New York Times Sat, 10 Feb 2018 02:53:41 GMT

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Trump, Tell Us About Your Flu Shot
New York Times
American flu deaths are not just far greater. They are also more predictable than ambushes or I.E.D.s. In recent years they have occurred within a regular range, from 12,000 in a mild season to 56,000 in a bad one. It was screamingly obvious that this ...
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC

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The latest figures reveal the flu crisis could reach epidemic level in just two weeks, as the UK death toll rises to ... - Daily Mail Sat, 20 Jan 2018 01:26:12 GMT

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The latest figures reveal the flu crisis could reach epidemic level in just two weeks, as the UK death toll rises to ...
Daily Mail
Cases have reached their worst levels in seven years, since 2010/11, as the number of people visiting their doctor with symptoms rise by 40 per cent in a week. The outbreak, already 16 times worse than last year's, is piling extra pressure on an over ...
Aussie flu LATEST: Almost 600 hospitalised in seven days - deadly infection spread goes onExpress.co.uk

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How the flu season turned deadly are NHS vaccine failures to blame? - New Statesman Sat, 27 Jan 2018 08:36:53 GMT

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How the flu season turned deadly are NHS vaccine failures to blame?
New Statesman
The disease is caused by influenza viruses of which four groups exist (types A,B, C and D). The first three infect people, and the first two may cause serious disease. This year, there have been significant numbers of both A and B type infections. The ...

China confirms first human case of H7N4 avian flu - ExpressNewsline Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:27:37 GMT

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China confirms first human case of H7N4 avian flu
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The CHP reminds travellers to avoid visiting wet markets, live poultry markets and farms. An outbreak of this type of bird flu hit chickens in New South Wales, Australia, in 1997, according to World Health Organisation records. They should also avoid ...

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Flu: Why This Year's Outbreak Is One Of The Worst - IFLScience Fri, 02 Feb 2018 11:37:30 GMT

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Flu: Why This Year's Outbreak Is One Of The Worst
IFLScience
First, a bit about flu strains. There isn't really a flu virus. Flu virus is a name we give a group of four closely related viruses: influenza A, influenza B, influenza C and influenza D. While humans can't catch influenza D (that's for pigs and cows ...

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