News & Perspective

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019

News Scan for Jan 24, 2019

Flu vaccine protection in Canada
Fluzone age expansion
Listeria tied to caramel apples
Avian flu in 3 nations

Dec 26, 2018

Dec 26, 2018

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2018

Global flu on the rise
Avian flu outbreaks in 3 countries

Aug 22, 2017

Aug 22, 2017

Flu Scan for Aug 22, 2017

Prior year flu vaccination
H5N8 in South Africa
Global flu hot spots

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.

May 28, 2013

Feb 04, 2009

Feb 04, 2009

H5N2 virus identified in Canadian turkey outbreak

(CIDRAP News) – Animal health authorities in Canada yesterday announced that an H5N2 avian influenza virus was responsible for a recent mild illness outbreak on a commercial turkey farm in British Columbia's Fraser Valley.

Nov 11, 2008

Nov 11, 2008

US to give FAO $44 million for avian flu control

(CIDRAP News) – The United States will contribute another $44.4 million to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO's) campaign to prevent and control avian influenza, the FAO announced today.

Jul 21, 2008

Jul 21, 2008

More efforts look outside the box for outbreak signals

(CIDRAP News) – In the history of infectious diseases, coincidence plays an extraordinary role. In 1706, Cotton Mather purchased a slave named Onesimus who happened to come from a tribe that practiced variolation, and so smallpox prevention was introduced to North America.

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