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Indonesia Confirms 81st Bird Flu Death

...other. Scientists worry the bird flu virus could mutate into a form easily spread among humans, leading to a global pandemic with the potential to kill millions. The fear stems from past influenza pandemics. A flu pandemic in 1918, just after the end of World War I, killed 20 million people worldwide. ...

Vietnam Bird Flu Death a Call for Action, Say Experts

...death toll would rise sharply if the virus were to mutate and become easily transmitted between humans. A flu pandemic in 1918, just after the end of World War I, killed 20 million people worldwide....

Genome Annotation by Mutation

...ut DNA regulatory sequences between genes also can mutate to cause disease by making the genes they control ...ld speed a National Institutes of Health effort to mutate all mouse genes in cell culture and create 900 new lines of mutant mice by 2010 an effort NIH says ...

Vietnam Plans Human Trial of Bird Flu Vaccine

...1-positive birds, but experts fear the virus could mutate to be more easily transmitted from human to human, triggering a global pandemic. Iademarco praised Vietnam for launching three different research projects in the search for a human avian influenza vaccine. "Each one of these three vaccines has a diff...

Maths Theory Shows Genetic Pattern of Tumour Growth

...ability, a common feature of cancer in which cells mutate at an abnormally fast rate, with a view to determi... found that tumours grow best when cancerous cells mutate to speed up malignant transformation, and then stay that way by turning off the mutation rate. Mat...

Bird Flu Found in Togo

...h toll would multiply rapidly if the virus were to mutate and become easily transmitted between humans. A flu pandemic in 1918, just after the end of World War I, killed 20 million people worldwide....

Potentially Lethal H5N1 Bird Flu Resurfaces in Europe

...h toll would multiply rapidly if the virus were to mutate and become easily transmitted between humans....

Highly Effective Method for Screening Drug-resistant Forms of HIV Developed

...tment of HIV infection often fails because viruses mutate to resist drugs. Under the pressure of drug treatment, small populations of resistant viruses can quickly grow to become the majority, resulting in treatment failure due to drug resistance," he adds. Around 40 million people across the world are c...

AIDS Vaccine Still a Long Way Off

...e world's poorest nations. The ability of HIV to mutate rapidly remains one of the biggest obstacles to a successful vaccine. The DNA sequences of HIV particles in a single person can be as diverse as those of all the influenza viruses in the world. A vaccine that produces an immune response against one H...

WHO Announces Deal on Sharing Bird Flu Virus

...than 70 deaths. Scientists fear the virus could mutate to a form which could be easily passed from human to human, triggering a pandemic....

Concern Expressed Over Poor Quality Bird Flu Vaccine Used in Nigeria

...h unregulated use of vaccines the H5N1 virus could mutate into a new more deadly strain. Some countries in Asia and Africa have vaccination programmes which have been effective, FAO says, but the agency says the programmes require strict monitoring. FAO recently urged Nigeria to vaccinate as part of ...

Indonesian Teenager Dies of Bird Flu

...pital. Scientists worry the bird flu virus could mutate into a form easily spread among humans, leading to a global pandemic with the potential to kill millions. The fear stems from the lessons of past influenza pandemics. One in 1918, just after the end of World War I, killed 20 million people worldwide....

Bird Flu Reappears in Malaysia

...th Organisation. Scientists fear the virus could mutate into a form easily spread among humans, leading to a global pandemic with the potential to kill millions....

APEC Agree to Share Bird Flu Samples

...e said. Scientists fear the bird flu virus could mutate into a form easily spread among humans, leading to a global pandemic with the potential to kill millions....

Indonesia's Bird Flu Death Toll Touches 80

...th sick birds, but scientists fear the virus could mutate into a form that is easily transmissible among humans, sparking a global pandemic that could kill millions. The man's death brings the toll in Indonesia to 80 deaths from 100 human cases, including 23 people this year. Indonesia's infection rate ...

Indonesia Struggles Against Bird Flu and the Drug Industry as Well

...act with infected birds, but experts fear it could mutate into a form that spreads easily among people. SRM/B...

Tamiflu Key to Treat Bird Flu, Avoid Steroids: WHO

...mainly a disease in animals, experts fear it could mutate into a form that can be spread easily among people, triggering a possible pandemic. Some 291 people have been infected with the disease, including 172 who have died, according to the agency. Tamiflu, a flu drug, may also be used at a two-fold hig...

China Agrees to Share Bird Flu Samples

...mainly a disease in animals, experts fear it could mutate into a form that can be passed easily among people, triggering a possible pandemic. The virus has killed 170 people worldwide since late 2003, and China, with the world's largest poultry population, millions of backyard birds, and a strained medica...

Bird Flu Claims Its 14th Human Victim in Egypt

...s about the lethal H5N1 strain. They fear it could mutate and take on an easily transmissible form. If that happens, it would be nothing short of a pandemic, and many humans could die due to the outbreak. /V...

'Invest in Health, Build a Safer Future': World Health Day

...ities to the microbes- blessed with the ability to mutate and multiply- thereby challenging human existence . Misuse of antibiotics is another factor that worsens the already- grave scenario. Drugs are unable to match the pace at which the resistant variety evolves. Some of the ominous organisms doing...

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