News & Perspective

Nov 22, 2010

Nov 22, 2010

Satellite tracking suggests wild birds may spread H5N1 in Asia

(CIDRAP News) – Satellite tracking of wild birds in Asia suggests they may be spreading H5N1 avian influenza from India or Tibet to Mongolia when they fly north in the spring, according to a recent report from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Jun 28, 2010

Jun 28, 2010

Study links waterfowl preening to avian flu transmission

(CIDRAP News) – Researchers have found that preening activities in birds can contribute to avian influenza transmission, which could change the way animal health experts conduct surveillance and fight the virus.