H5N1

Meet the New Strain of Flu: H7N9

Much like any new offering from Stephen King, which requires time to determine its place in his legacy, the new H7N9 flu requires more than just a few weeks to determine its place in the historical records of infectious disease.
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The Hyperbole That Caused Global H5N1 Hysteria

It all started back in September of 2011 when Dr. Ron Fouchier of Erasmus Medical Center gave a talk in Malta on his experiments with H5N1. A few out of context statements later, the world was facing a panic about a "doomsday pandemic" that didn't exist. Today the article that caused so much panic and dismay has been published and the world now has a chance to see what all the fuss was about.
AP

Could New Swine Flu Go Pandemic?

TORONTO - A new study says flu viruses of swine origin that caused a dozen infections in the United States in the second half of last year appear to have pandemic potential.And the work, by scientists...