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Bad flu season in Australia could be headed for US - STLtoday.com Thu, 14 Sep 2017 12:03:23 GMT

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Bad flu season in Australia could be headed for US
STLtoday.com
Doctors are bracing for another severe flu season as a high number of infections in Australia this summer could signal a wave of illness reaching the U.S. when temperatures drop. “Every year we don't really know until it hits,” said Dr. Steven Lawrence ...

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Don't Blame Pigs for Swine Flu—Species Hopping Is How Viruses Evolve - WIRED Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:01:12 GMT

WIRED

Don't Blame Pigs for Swine Flu—Species Hopping Is How Viruses Evolve
WIRED
... to severe emerging diseases like bird flu, HIV, Ebola fever and SARS. Given the extreme virulence of those diseases, the apparent rarity of cross-species transmission seemed fortunate. But recently, when researchers in Australia conducted the first ...

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The Difference Between 'Cold' And 'Flu' Viruses Explained - Lifehacker Australia Sat, 23 Sep 2017 04:44:46 GMT

Lifehacker Australia

The Difference Between 'Cold' And 'Flu' Viruses Explained
Lifehacker Australia
2017 has been a pretty bad year for flu in Australia. More than 160,000 people have been confirmed to have the flu this year, ranging from mild to severe, and some even ... Bird and swine flu strains, which cause pandemics in humans may have a ...

Philippines on alert for bird flu cases in humans - The Star Online Sat, 26 Aug 2017 23:38:38 GMT

The Star Online

Philippines on alert for bird flu cases in humans
The Star Online
Officials from the Departments of Health and Agriculture said laboratory tests in Australia confirmed an outbreak of the deadly H5N6 strain of the bird flu virus. The strain is transmissible to humans, but the mortality rate is low. Health Minister ...
Bird flu can infect humans, but risk 'very low'Philippine Star
Agriculture Department: PH bird flu strain transmissible to humansCNN Philippines
Australia confirms H5N6 strain in Pampanga, Nueva Ecija; chicken, poultry safe to eat – DAManila Bulletin
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$5.8 Million Awarded For Vaccine Engineering Will Use "Immune History" To Protect Against Bird Flu, A Collaboration ... - Markets Insider Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:15:08 GMT

$5.8 Million Awarded For Vaccine Engineering Will Use "Immune History" To Protect Against Bird Flu, A Collaboration ...
Markets Insider
EpiVax's first-generation engineered H7N9 product is currently under clinical trial in Adelaide, Australia, managed by a team at Flinders University and Vaxine. Nikolai Petrovsky, Vaxine's Research Director, commented "We are proud to be the first in ...

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All-natural non-toxic bird flu solution (Part II) - Manila Bulletin Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:01:44 GMT

Manila Bulletin

All-natural non-toxic bird flu solution (Part II)
Manila Bulletin
On Aug. 24, 2017 the Department of Agriculture officially announced the test results from the Australia Animal Health Laboratory that the Avian Flu Virus that infected poultry in the Provinces of Pampanga and Nueva Ecija was of the H5N6 strain, a virus ...

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I've always wondered: why is the flu virus so much worse than the common cold virus? - The Conversation AU Thu, 21 Sep 2017 01:05:14 GMT

The Conversation AU

I've always wondered: why is the flu virus so much worse than the common cold virus?
The Conversation AU
Thanks for the question Junting, and we have certainly seen a pretty bad year for flu in Australia. More than 160,000 people have been confirmed to have the flu this year, ranging from mild to severe, ... Bird and swine flu strains, which cause ...

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President leads feast on chicken, eggs, says poultry products now safe to eat - Manila Bulletin Mon, 28 Aug 2017 16:11:01 GMT

Manila Bulletin

President leads feast on chicken, eggs, says poultry products now safe to eat
Manila Bulletin
City Of San Fernando, Pampanga – Now that the bird flu outbreak has been contained, President Duterte has assured the nation that it is now safe to eat chicken and other poultry products from Pampanga and Nueva Ecija. The President dispelled ... He ...

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Bird-brained: Creswell man pursues avian passion - Bend Bulletin Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:23:37 GMT

Bend Bulletin

Bird-brained: Creswell man pursues avian passion
Bend Bulletin
Strycker astonished birdwatching enthusiasts in 2015 when he demolished the old record for most bird species identified in a single year with a jaw-dropping 6,042, besting the old mark by more than 1,700 species. (The Corvallis ... At the same time, he ...

Further tests needed - Inquirer.net Sun, 03 Sep 2017 21:04:33 GMT

Further tests needed
Inquirer.net
Infectious diseases caused by the avian or bird flu is fatal to man when pneumonia sets in as one of its major complications, further developing respiratory distress, acute cardiac failure and eventually, death. The incidence of pneumonia formation is ...

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