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Dec 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013

News Scan for Dec 30, 2013

H9N2 case in Hong Kong
Polio in Pakistan

Dec 26, 2013

Dec 26, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 26, 2013

H7N9 cytokine findings
Health provider H1N1 alert
H5N2 in China chickens
Flu on South African ostrich farms
Testosterone and vaccine response

Dec 16, 2013

Dec 16, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 16, 2013

More H7N9 cases in China
Common respiratory viruses

Dec 11, 2013

Dec 11, 2013

Flu Scan for Dec 11, 2013

H7N9 at live markets
Global flu activity

Dec 17, 2013

Dec 17, 2013
Chicken in cage

China reports first human case of H10N8 avian flu

A 73-year-old woman in China has died from H10N8 avian flu, the first instance in people.

Dec 10, 2013

Dec 10, 2013
H7N9 Influenza Virus

WHO confirms H7N9 cases as labs track risks

The WHO confirms four cases as scientists assess risks based on genetic monitoring and lab tests.

Dec 06, 2013

Dec 06, 2013
Hong Kong aerial view

Hong Kong and China report new H7N9 cases

Hong Kong detects a second imported H7N9 case, while mainland China reports another.

Jul 25, 2013

Jul 25, 2013
Human lungs

H7N9 study in human airway tissues adds to pandemic concerns

Lab tests show that H7N9 easily infects human lung tissues and cells.

May 28, 2013

May 28, 2013

Researchers find easy development of H7N9 Tamiflu resistance

(CIDRAP News) – Antiviral drugs such as oseltamivir (Tamiflu) are useful for treating H7N9 influenza infections, but there are worrisome signs that resistance can easily develop when patients take the drug, which can lead to a poor prognosis, researchers from China and Hong Kong reported today.

May 10, 2013

May 10, 2013

Groups take next H7N9 vaccine step amid questions about summer spread

(CIDRAP News) – The steep decline in H7N9 cases in China has influenza experts wondering if poultry market closures have slowed the disease or if the new virus is showing a summerlike decline that other avian flu viruses show, according to the latest assessments today.

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