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Apr 25, 2006

Apr 25, 2006

New anthrax antidote performs well in animals

(CIDRAP News) – Scientists have come up with a new approach to neutralizing the toxin produced by anthrax bacteria and have tested it successfully in a small number of animals, according to a report published this week.

Apr 18, 2006

Apr 18, 2006

China has avian flu case; virus hits poultry in Sudan

(CIDRAP News) – A Chinese man in Hubei province has contracted the H5N1 avian influenza virus, while the pathogen has struck poultry in Sudan for the first time, according to news services.