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Dec 27, 2016

Dec 27, 2016
Gray heron

Greece and Bulgaria latest countries to report avian flu outbreaks

Meanwhile, many countries across Europe and Asia continue to battle outbreaks of several strains.

Dec 22, 2016

Dec 22, 2016
Duck shower

H5N8 avian flu outbreaks expand to Wales

Also, officials in France, Sweden, Finland, and Germany report more H5N8.

Dec 21, 2016

Dec 21, 2016

Zika triggers call for more arbovirus research

In other developments, research teams describe viral levels in semen and thrombocytopenia as a complication.

Dec 16, 2016

Dec 16, 2016
Turkey profile

H5N8 spreads to UK; low-path H5N9 found in French ducks

The H5N8 avian flu virus sweeping across Europe has now been detected for the first time in Britain.

Dec 06, 2016

Dec 06, 2016
Mute swan

H5N8 outbreaks expand to Serbia

In addition, France and the UK take steps to lower risk from the highly pathogenic avian flu strain.

Nov 29, 2016

Nov 29, 2016
Boneless chicken thighs

UK report finds drug-resistant Campylobacter rising in poultry

Multidrug-resistant C jejuni rose from 19.1% in 2008 to 43.4% in 2014-2015.

Nov 10, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
cystic fibrosis

Study describes spread of drug-resistant bug that infects cystic fibrosis patients

The bacterium may have recently evolved to spread person to person, as it becomes more virulent.

Nov 09, 2016

Nov 09, 2016
Aedes mosquito

Florida split over genetically modified mosquitoes

In related developments, Florida reported seven new locally acquired Zika cases yesterday and today, one of them in a traveler from out of state.

Oct 25, 2016

Oct 25, 2016
Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

More Zika-linked GBS cases expected in Puerto Rico

Also, 2 British travelers report contracting Zika in Miami, and Florida reports 2 new local cases.

Oct 19, 2016

Oct 19, 2016

Zika virus found in Florida blood bank, mosquitoes

More Zika in Florida traps, blood banks.

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