News & Perspective

Jun 30, 2014

Jun 30, 2014
University Research Park

Kawaoka GOF studies criticized by Wisconsin biosafety panelist

Thomas Jeffries, PhD, said the studies increase, rather than lower, the risk of a pandemic.

Jun 27, 2014

Jun 27, 2014
Elderly couple

Reports on H7N9 clusters show limited family spread

Two reports provide some reassurance that the virus doesn't often spread among humans.

Jun 26, 2014

Jun 26, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Jun 26, 2014

H5N1 in Egypt
H5N1 cluster in Cambodia
H10N8 gene study

Jun 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014

News Scan for Jun 23, 2014

FDA OKs another antibacterial
H7N9 case in China

Jun 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014

Flu Scan for Jun 20, 2014

Flu vaccine effectiveness
Ethics on preliminary research
H5N8 in South Korean poultry

Jun 19, 2014

Jun 19, 2014
Influenza virus

COMMENTARY: The case against 'gain-of-function' experiments: A reply to Fouchier & Kawaoka

Is there a unique public health benefit of gain-of-function studies, unachievable by safer means, that outweighs their risk?

Jun 18, 2014

Jun 18, 2014

Avian Flu Scan for Jun 18, 2014

H5N1 death in Indonesia
H7N9 vaccine in animals

Jun 16, 2014

Jun 16, 2014

News Scan for Jun 16, 2014

WHO concern over Iraq
New chia Salmonella cases
H7N9 risk factors

Jun 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014
China on globe

After H7N9 review, Hong Kong steps down alert level

The second H7N9 wave not only had many more cases than the first, it affected a wider area.

Jun 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014

Flu Scan for Jun 11, 2014

Testing a 1918-like flu virus
Ocular influenza infections
GBS claim settlement

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