News & Perspective

Dec 16, 2014

Dec 16, 2014
Wild pintail duck

H5N2, H5N8 avian flu viruses surface in US

The 2 highly pathogenic strains in Washington state raise questions about possible connections with outbreaks in Canada and Europe.

Dec 04, 2014

Dec 04, 2014
Farm turkey

Tests confirm high-path H5N2 in British Columbia poultry

Canadan officials confirm high-path H5N2, while the Netherlands and India combat more H5 in birds.

Jan 14, 2014

Jan 14, 2014

Report details brain complications in Canada's H5N1 case

Fatal Alberta case reported last week involved unusual complications, including brain inflammation.

Jan 09, 2014

Jan 09, 2014
Beijing skyline

Exposure source in Canadian H5N1 case a mystery

The visit to China in December did not involve areas of high risk or contact with ill people.

Jan 08, 2014

Jan 08, 2014
Commercial airplane

Fatal H5N1 case in Canada is North America's first

The unidentified victim, recently in Beijing, died in an Alberta hospital.

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