Biology

Avian influenza: How it’s spreading and what to know about this outbreak

When it comes to avian influenza, more commonly known as bird flu, all birds are not created equal. “The scientific community has become accustomed to …

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Dog flu strains a ‘potential risk’ to humans

Study identifies influenza viruses jumping from pigs to dogs A study by US scientists has revealed that influenza is becoming increasingly diverse in dogs and …

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Pirbright Institute wins half a million pounds to look into bird flu research

A team at the Pirbright Institute has won nearly half a million pounds in funding to look into avian influenza research. The research team, led …

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H5N6 avian influenza found in Wales

  First finding of highly pathogenic flu strain in country this year prompts warning for vigilance among bird keepers and vets. This is the same …

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First avian flu winter outbreak confirmed

Veterinary authorities are urging vets and poultry owners to remain vigilant following the discovery of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu in 17 wild birds in …

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