Tag: "avian" at medical news
Birds breed viruses
...is most likely that the individuals who contracted avian
flu did so directly through exposure to chickens.However, there was no evidence of wider spread and no evidence of human-to-human transmission with either strain. The symptoms of A (H5N1) are very similar to other influenza viruses, typically with ...
WHO Issues Caution Against Bird Flu Epidemic
...ses of humans being infected by the strain of H5N1 avian
influenza were reported in January 2004 in Thailan... be taken to arrest the virus at its roots. In the avian
form, the disease is borne by wild birds, especially ducks, and so it may be difficult to contain th...
Chances are high for Avian Influenza virus altering its form
... of South East Asia against // rapid spread of the avian
influenza or bird flu virus in the area. It has also urged the medical bodies in these areas to provide full information to WHO regarding new cases of the disease. The inclusion of every available detail of the disease including their closeness in o...
Influenza Avian Flu strain has become more contagious and dangerous.
The Influenza avian
flu strain - H5N1 has mutated since 2002 to becom...ease of chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls, and other avian
species, especially migratory waterfowl. For more information read: http://www.medindia.net/Pa...
Bird flu infection spreads from Asia to Europe
...ssia was spread by infected migratory birds. H5N1 avian
influenza virus attack in the Chinese province for...ease of chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls, and other avian
species, especially migratory waterfowl. For more information read: http:www.medindia.net/Pat...
Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms
...Conservation Society (WCS) said that prevention of avian
flu is only possible by concentrating on better ma...recently contracted the virus. According to WCS, avian
influenza prevention activities should include better management practices in farms, especially smal...
Bird Flu Strains Detected In Wild Birds Of Mongolia
...ongolia. This is for the first time the disease of avian
influenza had been detected in any strain of wild ...ucity of domestic poultry suggests a new vector of avian
flu. Finding the H5N1 strain during this expedition suggests that while the highly pathogenic avian
New Virus Held Responsible For Respiratory Infection In Children
...ble to curb diseases like influenza, in particular avian
influenza that threaten to turn into a global pandemic. Lower respiratory tract infection is a leading cause for hospitalization of infants and young children. The most important viral strain in this regard is the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). ...
GlaxoSmithKline to Supply United States with 8 Million flu vaccine, Fluarix
...ible concerns that a particularly virulent form of avian
flu could mutate and spread to the United States. ...nt strains of flu and helping isolate outbreaks of avian
Virus May Check Spread Of Bird Flu
...stigating // a new way to provide immunity against avian
influenza viruses, or bird flu, the most lethal of...accine to fight off highly virulent strains of the avian
influenza viruses. Current vaccines are designed for strains of flu found in local areas and are ef...
Global Outbreak Of Bird Flu Warning By Chinese Scientist
... Prensa Latina news agency reported. Bird Flu or avian
influenza has infected more than 100 people in Asi...m easily transmissible between humans. Of the 15 avian
influenza viruses, the H5N1 mutates rapidly and can acquire genes from viruses infecting other anima...
Increased demand for Bird flu anti-viral drug world wide
...i-viral drugs for 20 million people. Bird Flu or avian
influenza has infected more than 100 people in Asia and killed about half of them since 2004, three health agencies, including the World Health Organization, said last month. Zhong Nanshan, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering said,...
People warned against consumption of red meat due to risk of Flu epidemic
...as raised serious concerns regarding the spread of avian
flu virus responsible for causing bird flu//. The meat of several avian
species, including migratory birds, are a delicacy for many. Though the killing of migratory birds a...
A Vaccine for the impending pandemic Avian Influenza
...luenza vaccines. Due to this tendency of mutation, avian
influenza mixed with a human flu, and was thus abl...oped to protect humans against infection with H5N1 avian
influenza. NIAID and MedImmune have joined forces to develop potential pandemic influenza vaccines. ...
Mysterious viral outbreak in Toronto, influenza ruled out
...lth officials in Toronto have dismantled the SARS, avian
flu and influenza theories that were circulating in the local media. Dr. David McKeown, Toronto's Medical Officer of Health said, "We are seeing improvements in the majority of patients who've been admitted." Earlier this month there was a mysteriou...
First Bird flu case reported in Turkey
...s would be ineffective in preventing the spread of avian
flu, slaughtering of animals continue. The farm is located near a natural park known for its rich birdlife. Reports say that the infection should have spread from migratory birds which would have reached turkey. The Danube delta contains Europe's l...
Promotion Of Medical Research In India Is The Need Of The Hour: ICMR
...n of anti-viral drugs to help combat diseases like avian
Bird Flu Survivor Recounts her ‘hell
...ease of chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls, and other avian
species, especially migratory waterfowl. http://www.medindia.net/patients/ patientinfo/birdflu_about.htm Bird Flu Strains Detected In Wild Birds Of Mongolia - Scientists from US department of Agriculture had found the strains of bird flu diseas...
Drug companies in India keen on developing bird flu drug
...mbating the global threat against the most dreaded avian
flu virus. Section 92 empowers the government to...ease of chickens, turkeys, guinea fowls, and other avian
species, especially migratory waterfowl...
Birds Flu Scare Reaches Germany
...at a pond in western Germany has raised fears that avian
flu// may have already found its way into the coun... that they had died of influenza. Amid fears that avian
influenza has spread to wild birds in Europe, a German laboratory was testing Tuesday the remains of...
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