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New Type Of Bird Flu Kills Woman In China
This is the first time scientists have seen a human with an N8 flu.
Bird Flu Strain Jumps From Animals To People For The First Time
H6N1 bird flu has been identified in a woman in Taiwan.
Scientists To Make Deadlier Versions Of H7N9 Bird Flu In Lab
The controversial studies are meant to help predict what the virus will do next.
Scientists Create Hybrid, Air-Transmissible Bird Flu Strains
Following a moratorium on "dangerous" flu research, new studies reshuffle the molecular mechanisms that allow bird flu to infect humans.
New Bird Flu Spreads: What You Need To Know
The deadly H7N9 has advanced beyond mainland China.
Flu Researchers Say: Let Us Get Back To Work Studying Risky Mutations
Virologists are ending their worldwide bird-flu research hiatus, but they need approval from U.S. funding agencies.
New Research Could Identify Nature’s Most Dangerous Viruses–If It’s Public
Last year, Nature and Science prepared to publish research describing how to mutate H5N1, a deadly bird flu, into more-contagious … Continued
Amid Controversy, Scientists Publish Recipe For Making More Potent Bird Flu
Just a handful of genetic mutations can turn bird flu into a highly infectious pathogen that could wreak havoc on … Continued
A New Moratorium on Research Into Engineered Avian Flu: What It Means for Science
Is some research so dangerous it shouldn't be done at all?
Should a New Recipe for Engineered Bird Flu, Potent Enough to Kill Millions, Be Published?
Inside a Dutch medical facility is a potentially devastating weapon that could kill millions: A genetically modified version of the … Continued