What could be spookier than a Friday, 13th, in October? Actually, a few things – antimicrobial resistance, biological weapons, plague in Madagascar…..
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UPDATE (As of 2017 August 24): Pag-disinfect sa mga lugar na may Bird Flu, naantala.
The deadly Bird Flu has become one of the most dangerous diseases in the world; yet did you know that this H5N1 strain has already killed 60% of the people who have been infected with the disease since it first appeared in 1997? 491 more words
Influenza, in all its forms, is the master of mutation, making it irresistible to a “bug” junkie like me. So when the 2014-2015 outbreak swept across the country, mutating as it went, and in the end causing 48± million birds to be euthanized, with portable incinerators carted from commercial poultry factory to commercial poultry factory still unable to keep up, I was obsessed. 170 more words
TGIF! Before we begin our weekly dose of all things biodefense, have you ever wondered the traits that predict animal or host spillover?