A collaboration between BBSRC and STFC-funded scientists has been using a new form of low energy microscopy to observe how poxviruses interact with components inside live cells. Genetically modified fowlpox viruses have been ...
The search for a universal flu vaccine has received a boost from a surprising source: the 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu strain.
(AP) -- European health officials are warning that the swine flu outbreak that appears to be spiking in Britain could soon spread to the rest of the continent.
In a week that saw unexplained massive bird deaths in the southern United States, up to 100 birds were found lying in a snow-covered street in Sweden Wednesday, officials said.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Supplementing seasonal flu vaccines with a viral protein that remains relatively constant may provide broader protection against emerging flu strains such as the 2009 H1N1 pandemic strain, scientists from ...
With the current outbreak of the flu season in Israel, hospitals are reporting overcrowding, and doctors are advising people who have not yet been vaccinated against flu to get their shots.
Britain's flu death toll has risen to 39 since October, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) announced Thursday, with 36 of the fatalities due to swine flu.
French health watchdogs said on Wednesday the country was officially in the grip of a flu epidemic after 176,000 people had fallen sick, two of whom have died.
Croatia recorded its first death linked to swine flu this season as a 60-year-old man infected with H1N1 virus died at a Zagreb hospital, the national public health institute said on Tuesday.
A total of 24 people have died of swine flu in Britain since October with children among the dead, authorities said Thursday.