News & Perspective

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Zoo peacock

Four countries report avian flu outbreaks in poultry

China reports a highly pathogenic H7N9 avian flu outbreak, its first since September 2017.

Mar 06, 2018

Mar 06, 2018
turkey farm

Low-path H7N1 detected at Missouri turkey farm

The low-path H7 detection is the first in the US this year, and more tests will be done to characterize the H7N1 virus.

Nov 20, 2017

Nov 20, 2017

H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea

In South Korea, H5N6 developments in poultry prompted a move to the highest avian flu alert level.

Nov 14, 2017

Nov 14, 2017
Chicken

New avian flu outbreaks noted as USDA OK's DNA poultry vaccine

Bulgaria and South Africa report outbreaks, and the USDA approves the first poultry DNA vaccine.

Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017
Ferret

Study details pandemic potential of latest H7N9 flu strains

In a sample from a patient who died, researchers saw signs that the H7N9 virus had started to mutate to a form resistant to Tamiflu.

Jul 14, 2017

Jul 14, 2017
China map

China's weekly H7N9 case totals stay in single digits

In other H7N9 developments, China's agriculture ministry this week announced plans to expand poultry vaccination to the whole country.

Jun 30, 2017

Jun 30, 2017
Market chickens

Six more H7N9 avian flu cases reported in China

Cases are down from the 10 reported last week but show ongoing virus circulation in the summer.

Jun 26, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
DNA analysis

Genetic analysis of H7N9 finds adaptations, clade patterns

Current viruses fall into 2 geographically separate clades.

Jun 23, 2017

Jun 23, 2017
Live poultry sales

Ten H7N9 cases confirmed in China as poultry outbreak noted

The 10 cases, 2 of which were fatal, are an increase from 5 reported last week.

Jun 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017
Avian flu market surveillance

China reports more high-path H7N9 outbreaks in poultry

In addition, Korea, Zimbabwe, and Luxembourg note H5N8, and Libya confirms H7.

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