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US govt lab mixed up potent flu strain

US govt lab mixed up potent flu strain

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 09:31

A US government laboratory mistakenly mixed a common flu strain with a dangerous and deadly type of bird flu and shipped it to another lab, authorities said today.

Deadly bird flu H7N9 at risk of spreading from China to India, Bangladesh

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 00:42

A new research suggests that a dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that`s causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small fraction of its potential range and appears at risk of spreading to other suitable areas of India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Mystery of pandemic flu virus of 1918 solved

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 09:55

Researchers have now provided the most conclusive answers yet to two of the world`s foremost biomedical mysteries of the past century: the origin of the 1918 pandemic flu virus and its unusual severity, which resulted in a death toll of approximately 50 million people.

Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza, respiratory virus

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 00:40

A new study has found that ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages.

Bird flu detected in Japan, 112,000 chickens to be culled

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 23:40

After two birds tested positive for avian influenza at a Japanese poultry farm Sunday, 112,000 chickens would be culled, the country`s agriculture ministry said.

Achilles` heel of influenza discovered

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 11:29

Researchers have claimed to have discovered that influenza has an Achilles` heel.

75% seasonal, pandemic flu sufferers have no symptoms

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:20

Researchers have said that around 1 in 5 of the population were infected in both recent outbreaks of seasonal flu and the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic, but just 23 per cent of these infections caused symptoms.

Evolutionary tree of flu viruses can help assess health risks

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:24

A new study that reconstructs the evolutionary tree of flu viruses may have implications ranging from the assessment of health risks for populations to developing vaccines.

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