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The Raptor Foundation Avian Flu Information
Avian influenza, or "bird flu", is a contagious disease of animals caused by viruses that normally infect only birds and, less commonly, pigs. Avian influenza viruses are highly species-specific ...
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PAWS: Wildlife Resources and Fact Sheets
Influenza viruses can evolve to affect additional species of animals, including humans. But it is important to understand that avian influenza and “pandemic flu” are not the same thing. Information about avian influenza ...
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Headline | COA News
STMicroelectronics (STM.PA), said it has developed a portable chip to detect influenza viruses including bird flu in humans. Read more... Comcast, net neutrality advocates clash at FCC hearing ...
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PRBO Conservation Science: Avian Flu (subtype H5N1)
H5N1) in order to better understand how such viruses are spread. This includes cloacal and throat sampling of shorebirds ... properly prepared (well cooked) poultry. The US has dealt with outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza three times in the in the last one hundred years and have successfully prevented any ...
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May/June 2006
U of MN Poultry Specialist, Dr. Jacquie Jacob. The influenza family of viruses is classified into types and subtypes. Even within those subtypes, the influenza viruses ... , there were 16 outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza viruses (H5 and H7 subtype) and one outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N2) in poultry." What does this mean ...
www.misa.umn.edu


STMicro launches chip to detect bird flu | COA News
STMicroelectronics (STM.PA), said it has developed a portable chip to detect influenza viruses including bird flu in humans. The device, which functions as a mini laboratory on a ... COA News headlines by e-mail: The chip can differentiate human strains of the Influenza A and B viruses, drug-resistant strains and mutated variants, including the Avian Flu or H5N1 strain ...
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Avian Influenza (Bird Flu), ProQuest Discovery Guides
Influenza, particularly H5N1-is nightmarish. Fig. 1 A beautiful wild duck, one possible reservoir of avian influenza virus Avian influenza viruses do ... large pool of influenza viruses potentially circulating in bird populations. Avian viruses do not infect humans, but they do tend to exchange genetic material with other influenza viruses infectious to ...
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Influenza Vaccine Supply for Children
January 3, 2008 To: Pediatric Vaccine Providers From: Patricia Raymond, Immunization Program Manager Re: Influenza Vaccine Supply for Children We want to encourage our partners to continue flu ... available. CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends that influenza vaccine be offered as long as influenza viruses are continuing to circulate in the community. Flu activity is ...
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Avian Influenza H5N1 - Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota
H5N1 virus, and its impact on people and birds. The important facts to know are: “Avian flu” is one of several dozen viruses in the Type A influenza group. They are distinguished from one another by their serotypes, such things as H5N1, H3N2, H7N4, etc. Some of these viruses ...
www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu


Avian Influenza H5N1 - Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota
H5N1 virus, and its impact on people and birds. The important facts to know are: “Avian flu” is one of several dozen viruses in the Type A influenza group. They are distinguished from one another by their serotypes, such things as H5N1, H3N2, H7N4, etc. Some of these viruses ...
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