News & Perspective

Nov 28, 2016

Nov 28, 2016
Avian influenza sign

H5N8 noted in more European nations, spreading elsewhere

Finland, France, and Romania report their first outbreaks, while India and Iran note further spread.

Nov 28, 2016

H5N6 hits more Korean farms as study hints at reassortment

The preliminary genetic analysis suggest that some of the internal genes have changed, compared to earlier H5N6 samples from China and Hong Kong.

Nov 28, 2016

News Scan for Nov 28, 2016

More MERS cases
Rift Valley fever in Niger
H1N2v case in Iowa
Influenza and autism

Nov 23, 2016

Nov 23, 2016
Two hens

Sweden confirms H5N8 as H5N6 spreads in South Korea

Sweden joins the growing list of European countries facing high-path avian flu.

Nov 23, 2016

News Scan for Nov 23, 2016

Resistant E coli in UK chicken
Predatory bacteria
Low-path H7 infection potential

Nov 22, 2016

Nov 22, 2016

News Scan for Nov 22, 2016

Infectious disease deaths
Avian flu in Japan, clade study
Malaria prevention

Nov 21, 2016

Nov 21, 2016
Farm hens

H5N8 strikes farms in Iran as European detections continue

Higly pathogenic H5N8 was detected in Iran, Denmark, Poland, and the Netherlands.

Nov 21, 2016

Flu Scan for Nov 21, 2016

H5N6 death in China
Expanded indication for GSK flu vaccine

Nov 18, 2016

Nov 18, 2016
Hooded cranes

WHO says human H5N8 risk low as more H5N6 reported

The WHO says it's unlikely that a person will contract H5N8 avian flu.

Nov 17, 2016

Nov 17, 2016
Gull in Switzerland

H5N8 expands in Europe; other strains strike elsewhere

Wild birds in Denmark and Switzerland test positive for H5N8, while H5N1 hits Nigeria and H5N6 strikes South Korea.

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