Avian Flu

Some articles on avian flu, avian, flu:

Cellardyke - Avian Flu
... was the first place in the UK that an instance of avian influenza, caused by the H5N1 subtype of the Influenza A virus, was confirmed ...
Concern About Possible Future Pandemics - Influenza - H5N1 (Avian Flu)
... In February 2004, avian influenza virus was detected in birds in Vietnam, increasing fears of the emergence of new variant strains ... It is feared that if the avian influenza virus combines with a human influenza virus (in a bird or a human), the new subtype created could be both highly contagious and highly lethal in humans ... Such a subtype could cause a global influenza pandemic, similar to the Spanish Flu, or the lower mortality pandemics such as the Asian Flu and the Hong Kong Flu ...
H5N1 - Epidemiology - Transmission and Host Range
... H5N1 is different from all previously known highly pathogenic avian flu viruses in its ability to be spread by animals other than poultry ... From this point on, avian flu experts increasingly referred to containment as a strategy that can delay, but not ultimately prevent, a future avian flu pandemic ... and internal gene constellations an expanded host range in avian species and the ability to infect felids enhanced pathogenicity in experimentally ...
H5N1 - Society and Culture
... dollars are being raised and spent to research H5N1 and prepare for a potential avian influenza pandemic ... Many individuals have stockpiled supplies for a possible flu pandemic ... David Nabarro, Chief Avian Flu Coordinator for the United Nations, and former Chief of Crisis Response for the World Health Organization has described himself as "quite scared" about ...
Panzootic - Avian Flu and Zoonotic Epidemiology
... In February 2004, avian influenza virus was detected in birds in Vietnam, increasing fears of the emergence of new variant strains ... It is feared that if the avian influenza virus combines with a human influenza virus (in a bird or a human), the new subtype created could be both highly contagious ... In October 2005, cases of the avian flu (the deadly strain H5N1) were identified in Turkey ...