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Other high-priority diseases include West Nile, plague, rabies, and brucellosis.
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.
An avian-like H1N1 virus that showed pandemic potential turned up often in Chinese swine.
Both the H3N2 and B strains will differ in next year's Southern Hemisphere trivalent flu vaccine.
BARDA's director says he's hopeful that a call for proposals in October will bear better fruit.
UW calls a recent UK newspaper story biased and largely wrong.
Thomas Jeffries, PhD, said the studies increase, rather than lower, the risk of a pandemic.
Is there a unique public health benefit of gain-of-function studies, unachievable by safer means, that outweighs their risk?
The FDA approves the first adjuvanted H5N1 flu vaccine to aid in pandemic preparedness.
Experts say some properties of H7 viruses may lend themselves to human adaptation.
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