Navigation Links
Virulence of H5N1 virus may not weaken even in hot climes!

Warmer climes in the northern hemisphere might not mean anything to the deadly H5N1 virus as was earlier thought, due to its deep penetration in the poultry// flocks in several parts of Asia, according to health experts.

Scientists had suggested earlier that the activity of the bird-flu virus would indeed be pronounced during the months from October to March when temperatures are below 20 Celsius, but there seems to be no respite in its spread, despite the onset of summer.

The numbers of human infections remain low at 204 cases, with 113 deaths. Experts have raised caution that the virus requires only a few mutations to magnify into pandemic proportions.

According to experts, a lower rate of the virus is not an indication of its weakness. The highest threat is still chicken and not wild birds, because the cases where humans have been affected have occurred in the areas close to poultry outbreaks, except in the case of china. It is imperative to adopt quick mass culling in areas with outbreaks and administer vaccination for poultry in surrounding areas.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Minor mutations in HIV virus
2. Infertility in relation with virus
3. Birds breed viruses
4. Hidden influenza virus protein found
5. Hepatitis E virus made impotent
6. Mutating viruses helps produce antibodies
7. Flesh-eating virus
8. Implication of virus in colon cancer
9. Colon cancer linked with common virus
10. Chances are high for Avian Influenza virus altering its form
11. Ebola-like virus is on the way to cause epidemic in Angola
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:12/8/2016)... ... ... CURE Media Group, the nation’s leading digital and print media enterprise focused ... in efforts to combat lung cancer, announced CURE Media Group President Michael J. Hennessy, ... is honored to team up with Upstage Lung Cancer in order to make major ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... December 08, 2016 , ... ... modes of access for customers and employees that are both engaging and easy ... with Service Smart Technology, the software company revealed today its plans to roll ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... STAT courier is pleased ... a convenient service for Texas, they are expanding their presence in Dallas. One of ... spree that will bring new jobs to the Dallas and Forth Worth market. STAT ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Vida Health, the digital health ... led by Canvas Ventures . Other investors include Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) and ... to serve more consumers who are managing chronic conditions or simply want ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... ... December 08, 2016 , ... Peter ... communities in and around the greater Phoenix metropolitan region, is announcing a charity ... The mission of the Homeless Youth Connection is to promote community awareness of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016  A new study by a ... use of opioid therapy to treat chronic pain is ... of more harmful consequences, including death. Palliative ... Zankhana Mehta , M.D., authored the study which ... opioid therapy. The study was published in the December ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016 A Small Business Innovative ... Institutes of Health (NIH) to Phoenix ... The grant will seek to determine an ... which utilizes electromagnetic waves to treat Alzheimer,s Disease. The ... technology to possibly treat other neurologic disorders such as ...
(Date:12/8/2016)... Dec. 8, 2016  Economic growth in the United ... and supply management executives in their December 2016 Semiannual ... economic recovery that began in mid-2009, as indicated in ... ® . The manufacturing sector is optimistic about ... 16 manufacturing industries, and the non-manufacturing sector indicates that ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: