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Avian Influenza

Avian Flu Confirmed In Washington State Wild Birds

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 02.16.2015 | Green

SEATTLE (AP) — Agriculture officials said Tuesday they've found avian influenza in wild birds in Washington state but there's no immediate public he...

Lab Scientist Kept Quiet About Major Blunder, Report Says

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.18.2014 | Science

NEW YORK (AP) — A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab notic...

Scientists To Resume Work With Deadly Virus

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 01.23.2013 | Science

WASHINGTON -- International scientists who last year halted controversial research with the deadly bird flu say they are resuming their work as countr...

Bird Flu Kills 9th Indonesian Victim This Year

AP | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- The Health Ministry says bird flu has killed a 37-year-old man in central Indonesia, marking the country's ninth fatality this y...

Mexico Destroys 1 Million Chickens For Bird Flu

AP | Posted 07.05.2012 | World

MEXICO CITY -- ?An outbreak of the H7N3 bird flu virus in western Mexico has infected about 2.5 million chickens and led authorities to destroy or dis...

Panel Okays Sharing Of Bird Flu Studies Despite Bioterror Fears

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science

NEW YORK -- The U.S. government's biosecurity advisers said Friday they support publishing research studies showing how scientists made new easy-to-sp...

Scientists Create Virus That Could Kill Millions

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.29.2011 | Green

It sounds like the setup for a Hollywood thriller: scientists in a lab create a virus as contagious as the flu that kills half of those infected. We'r...