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Low-cost portable device that can detect Ebola

The device could be particularly useful to monitor endemic, epidemic and pandemic disease outbreaks in resource-limited developing countries that need portable diagnostic equipment that functions outside the hospital.

Universal flu vaccine closer to reality

Scientists including an Indian-origin are now closer to developing a universal flu vaccine, after they used the 2009 pandemic as a natural experiment to study why some people resist severe illness.

Mutations in humans can make bird flu a pandemic

A new research has suggested that it might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature.

Mutations in humans can make bird flu a pandemic

A new research has suggested that it might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature.

La Nina may trigger flu pandemics: Study

Influenza pandemics that caused death and illness worldwide in the past were preceded by La Nina conditions in the equatorial Pacific.

La Nina may trigger flu pandemics: Study

Influenza pandemics that caused death and illness worldwide in the past were preceded by La Nina conditions in the equatorial Pacific.

Why bird flu didn`t become a pandemic

Scientists have shown why the global spread of bird flu by direct migration of wildfowl is unlikely.

Why bird flu didn`t become a pandemic

Scientists have shown why the global spread of bird flu by direct migration of wildfowl is unlikely.

WHO says swine flu pandemic is over

The World Health Organisation
declared the swine flu pandemic officially over today, months
after many national authorities started cancelling vaccine
orders and shutting down hot lines.

WHO says swine flu pandemic is over

The World Health Organisation
declared the swine flu pandemic officially over today, months
after many national authorities started cancelling vaccine
orders and shutting down hot lines.

Swine flu death toll at 18,156 a year after pandemic: WHO

The WHO said that 18,156 people had died from swine flu, a year after the influenza was declared a pandemic.

Swine flu death toll at 18,156 a year after pandemic: WHO

The WHO said that 18,156 people had died from swine flu, a year after the influenza was declared a pandemic.

WHO slammed for handling of flu pandemic

The WHO`s handling of the swine flu pandemic was deeply marred by
secrecy.

WHO slammed for handling of flu pandemic

The WHO`s handling of the swine flu pandemic was deeply marred by
secrecy.

WHO says too early to declare swine flu peak over

It is too early to say that the swine flu pandemic has peaked in all parts of the world, the World Health Organization’s emergency committee said.

WHO says too early to declare swine flu peak over

It is too early to say that the swine flu pandemic has peaked in all parts of the world, the World Health Organization’s emergency committee said.

Explain reports that H1N1 was a false pandemic: India to WHO

India on Wednesday asked the WHO to
effectively explain reports that swine flu was a "false"
pandemic after which the international body agreed to clarify
to countries about its factual position on the matter.

Swine flu ``a false pandemic``?

A leading Australian expert has said that the outbreak of H1N1 was falsely exaggerated by pharmaceutical industries to create a huge market for vaccines.

Swine flu ``a false pandemic``?

A leading Australian expert has said that the outbreak of H1N1 was falsely exaggerated by pharmaceutical industries to create a huge market for vaccines.

Why bird flu has not become a pandemic

A new study by American and British scientists has tried to explain why bird flu has not become a pandemic disease.