News & Perspective

Nov 07, 2016

Nov 07, 2016

Flu Scan for Nov 07, 2016

FAO warning about H5N8
H1N1 peaks and pig farms

Mar 11, 2015

Mar 11, 2015

Flu Scan for Mar 11, 2015

H7N9 evolution and threat to humans
H1N1 flu strains in India
WHO confirms H5N1 cases in Egypt

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).

Aug 10, 2010

Aug 10, 2010

WHO says H1N1 pandemic is over

Note: Substantial material was added to this article at 6:15 p.m. US Central Time on the WHO's pandemic response and the role of public health going forward.

(CIDRAP News) – The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) today declared the H1N1 influenza pandemic over, saying worldwide flu activity has returned to typical seasonal patterns and many people have immunity to the virus.

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