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A study focusing on H7N1 avian flu viruses prompted special prepublication reviews because of "dual use" concerns.
Dutch researchers say they've found five mutations that make H5N1 airborne transmissible in ferrets.
The debate over experiments that increase avian flu virus transmissibility heats up.
The CDC is monitoring and providing antibiotics to about 75 staffers over Bacillus anthracis concerns.
Is there a unique public health benefit of gain-of-function studies, unachievable by safer means, that outweighs their risk?
Thomas Jeffries, PhD, said the studies increase, rather than lower, the risk of a pandemic.
UW calls a recent UK newspaper story biased and largely wrong.
In addition to recent problems with anthrax and smallpox, high-path avian flu has now entered the mix.
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