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Key to universal flu vaccine: Embrace the unfamiliar

(Emory Health Sciences 25 August 2014) Human volunteers immunized against the avian flu virus H5N1 readily developed antibodies against the stem region of the viral hemagglutinin protein. 38 more words

Influenza

Review - H5N1

A Time Of No Tomorrow by H5N1
Released : June 20th 2014

The Band:
Mr. K – Bass
Mr. D – Drums
Mr. M – Vocals / Bass/ Guitars…
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Interview - H5N1

By: Jordyn Meade-Baxter

Canadian death metal band, H5N1, is probably one of the most mysterious bands out there. They have very little internet presence with only a bandcamp site and only pictures of three gas masked people. 1,576 more words

CDC Reviews Safety Procedures After Accidently Shipping the Deadly H5N1 Virus

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) stopped shipments of samples from its “high security” laboratories following accidents with Anthrax and the deadly H5N1 flu virus. 75 more words

News

Crisis of faith at CDC after latest blunder: It somehow shipped a deadly strain of bird flu to a poultry lab

ATLANTA — Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, the head of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, spent much of Wednesday finalizing a report that would let the public see, in embarrassing detail, how the sloppy handling of anthrax by scientists at its headquarters here had potentially exposed dozens of employees to the deadly bacteria. 1,345 more words

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CDC Botched Handling of Deadly Flu Virus

Scientific American Dina Fine Maron 11 July 2014

The third recent mistake in handling of pathogens is a “wake-up call,” says Centers for Disease Control head.  32 more words

Leadership / Management

Deadly dose: US labs close after mishandling highly infectious pathogens

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention have closed two labs after it was found they had made dangerous mistakes when transporting pathogens like anthrax. 403 more words