News & Perspective

Feb 26, 2007

Feb 26, 2007

Kuwait reports H5N1 outbreaks in birds

(CIDRAP News) – Health officials in Kuwait have reported finding H5N1 avian influenza in backyard and captive birds at several locations in the past two days, according to news services.

Feb 14, 2007

Feb 14, 2007

WHO cites more evidence of H5N1's bias toward young

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization's (WHO's) latest analysis of human H5N1 avian influenza cases adds to previous evidence that young people are more susceptible to the virus and more likely to die of it than older people.

Feb 14, 2007

Egypt reports 3rd H5N1 case of 2007

(CIDRAP News) – Egypt’s health ministry today announced that a 37-year-old woman has tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, marking the country’s third case of 2007.