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Going Airborne

Everyone’s been there. You’re on a packed bus at rush hour and the person next to you begins a valiant attempt to cough up their lung. 706 more words

H7N9: The Silent Killer

H7N9 is a particular variant of flu that first reared its ugly head in China in 2013 and has been worrying people ever since. A recent… 752 more words

New compound gives complete protection against H5N1Bird flu

‘Bird flu’ refers to a subtype of Influenza A virus, H5N1 which is a highly pathogenic strain affecting millions of chickens and ducks and preventive measures include large-scale culling of these birds. 342 more words

Research

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE AVIAN INFLUENZA
(Simplified Edition)

Avian influenza or Influenza or Flu is an acute respiratory system infection caused by a virus. 610 more words

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Canadian Infected With Deadly Strain Of Bird Flu

A Canadian woman who recently traveled to China has been diagnosed with H7N9 bird flu, an often deadly strain that’s infected close to 500 people in China, officials said Monday. 541 more words

Virus

H7N9 Bird Flu Confirmed in Canada

In another bit of news regarding bird flu (aka avian influenza), the H7N9 strain of the virus has infected a citizen of British Columbia who recently traveled to China.   49 more words

Emergency Management