University of Minnesota. Driven to Discover.
More states are reporting their first cases and even deaths, but at the national level, flu levels remained low last week.
The vaccine was 100% effective in those who received it soon after possible exposure, setting the scene for it quickly to become a useful response tool.
Officials mull the effects of weather, migration routes, and possible airborne spread.
The farm in Iowa houses 5.3 million chickens, 2 more Minnesota turkey farms are affected, and Ontario has a new outbreak.
The affected farm housed 310,000 turkeys, and Ontario's outbreak is also confirmed to be from H5N2.
Another Minnesota farm has been hit by H5N2, and Ontario and Vietnam also report avian flu outbreaks.
Guinea's trial involves ring vaccination, a strategy used to used to stamp out smallpox in the 1970s.
Some wildlife disease experts warn against jumping to easy conclusions.
With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.
Officials confirm 4 new cases in California—107 total—and 1 in Chicago.
Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.
Sign up now»
Unrestricted financial support provided by
Grant support for ASP provided by
CIDRAP - Center for Infectious Disease Research and PolicyOffice of the Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
© 2019 Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.