Bird Flu Virus

New Bird Flu Shows Signs Of Direct Jump To Humans

CBC | Posted 06.25.2013 | Canada Living

There's evidence the new H7N9 bird flu virus is transmitted from chickens at poultry markets in China to humans, a small study suggests. ...

New Virus May Have Adapted To Mammals

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada

The new flu virus that has exploded onto the global radar is already showing signs that it is adapting to mammals, suggesting what was once a bird vir...

Scientists Resume Controversial Bird Flu Research

CP | Lauran Neergaard, The Associated Press | Posted 03.25.2013 | Canada Living

WASHINGTON - International scientists who last year halted controversial research with the deadly bird flu say they are resuming their work as countri...

A Never-Before-Seen Virus Emerges

CP | Mike Stobbe, The Associated Press | Posted 04.28.2012 | Canada

ATLANTA - For the first time, scientists have found evidence of flu in bats, reporting a never-before-seen virus whose risk to humans is unclear.The s...

Bird Flu Study 'Censorship' To Be Addressed By WHO

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.16.2012 | Canada

The World Health Organization says it will take a role in helping sort through an international scientific controversy over two bird flu studies that ...