Related topics: influenza

Virologist offers perspective on avian influenza outbreak

Health officials around the globe, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the European Center for Disease Control and Prevention, are monitoring the ongoing avian influenza outbreak. Also known as bird ...

What to know about the latest bird flu outbreak in the US

A poultry facility in Michigan and egg producer in Texas both reported outbreaks of avian flu this week. The latest developments on the virus also include infected dairy cows and the first known instance of a human catching ...

Nanoparticle flu vaccine design shows promise in early tests

Existing flu vaccines provide only limited, seasonal protection because they target highly changeable proteins on the virus. Scripps Research scientists have now designed a vaccine that should work broadly against influenza ...

Protecting poultry from bird flu

With winter approaching, birds are migrating south to escape the cold and take advantage of more abundant food sources.

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