News file for: H5N1 Virus
MIT studies of the H5N1 and H7N9 influenza viruses reveal genetic mutations that could result in pandemic flu.
Takeda Pharma has submitted New Drug Applications for cell culture-based H5N1 influenza vaccines to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Japan.
Indonesian health officials have downplayed concerns over a fresh outbreak of avian influenza which has killed some 160,000 reared ducks since September 2012.
Scientists have made a startling discovery that pigs in China’s Guangdong province are infected with avian influenza viruses.
French biotech Fab’entech has launched a Phase I clinical trial in Singapore for its product against the H5N1 Avian Influenza virus.
A two-year-old boy in Hong Kong has been confirmed as having contracted the Avian Influenza A virus.
Scientists in Singapore have developed a new H5N1 bird flu diagnostic kit that detects all known strains of the virus with a single test.
The world’s leading avian flu researchers have agreed to suspend avian flu transmission research for 60 days amid growing biosafety and biosecurity concerns.
A second person in China who contracted the bird flu virus died on Sunday, reported the official Xinhua news agency.
Close to 20,000 poultry were culled in a large-scale operation at the Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market in Hong Kong following an avian influenza virus scare.