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Bird Flu Virus

As Experts Track Path Of China Bird Flu, Virus Threats Unveiled

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A deadly new bird flu virus in China evolved from migratory birds via waterfowl to poultry ...

Scary New 'Hybrid' Bird Flu Created In Lab

natureheader | Posted 05.06.2013 | Science

By Ed Yong As the world is transfixed by a new H7N9 bird flu virus spreading through China, a study reminds us that a different avian influenza — H...

China Bird Flu Death Toll Reaches 9

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

* WHO studying two suspected family clusters of infection * China media reports vaccine possible within months * Consume...

Deadly Outbreak Vindicates Controversial Research

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists in the Dutch city of Rotterdam know precisely what it t...

We're 5 Mutations Away From A Pandemic-Causing Bird Flu Strain

Reuters | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, June 21 (Reuters) - The world has yet to see a form of the deadly bird flu virus that could spread easily betw...

The Bird Flu Debate: How to Avoid Ruffling Feathers While Still Having a Real Conversation

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science
Leslie Gerwin

The recent controversy over whether to research and publish data about a human transmissible H5N1 bird flu is disheartening to one who has spent a career advocating policies to promote and protect the public's health.