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The low-path H7 detection is the first in the US this year, and more tests will be done to characterize the H7N1 virus.
Bulgaria and South Africa report outbreaks, and the USDA approves the first poultry DNA vaccine.
Some products have shown promise, but efficacy varies across animal populations and more study is needed.
Experts said only 2 of the new methods—Wolbachia and transgenic mosquitoes—were at the stage for carefully designed pilot projects.
The fund is expected to provide $100 million for the three Ebola-stricken nations.
The 2 highly pathogenic strains in Washington state raise questions about possible connections with outbreaks in Canada and Europe.
Saudi Arabia reported more MERS cases and a death, and Oman found the virus in racing camels.
(CIDRAP News) – The eastern China epicenter of the H7N9 avian flu outbreak reported 14 new cases today, along with two more deaths, moving the total to 78 cases, 16 of them fatal.
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