China starts human trials of bird flu vaccine
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 22, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-12/22/content_3954028)
China has begun human trials of its homegrown bird flu vaccine with six volunteers receiving shots, the Xinhua news agency said on Wednesday.
A total of 120 people, aged from ...
Newly uploaded articles in F.I.C 20051212
submitted by kickingbird at Dec, 12, 2005 from F.I.C
Antibody response to influenza vaccination in nursing home residents and healthcare workers during four successive seasons in Niigata, Japan.http://www.flu.org.cn/resources/200512126425.htm Article ...
China:Mutation of bird flu virus shown in human cases
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 28, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-11/28/content_3848013)
Studies show the H5N1 strain of virus separated from China′s human cases of bird flu has mutated compared with the strain found in Vietnam′s human cases, said the Chinese Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday. ...
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Cloning and sequence analysis of NS gene of H5N1 avian influenza virus strains from Xinjianghttp://www.flu.org.cn/resources/200511235947.htm Article
Study of Model for the Rhesus with Avian ...
Bird flu causes fatal immune storm, study finds
submitted by kickingbird at Nov, 11, 2005 from reuters (via http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N10219584.htm)
Scientists in Hong Kong say they may have helped explain why the H5N1 bird flu virus kills so many healthy young adults -- it apparently causes a "storm" of immune system chemicals that overwhelms the ...
European scientists develop H7N1 bird flu vaccine
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 28, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-10/28/content_3693468)
European scientists have developed the first human candidate vaccine for the H7N1 bird flu virus, said the European Commission, the executive body of the EU, in a press release on Thursday.
Human tests of bird flu vaccine successful in Hungary [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 20, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-10/20/content_3653101)
The vaccine trial on humans against the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu proved successful, Hungarian Health Minister Jeno Racz said Wednesday.
During the tests, antibodies against ...
Spanish experts say air passengers more likely to bring bird flu [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 20, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-10/20/content_3653351)
Air passengers are more likely to bring bird flu to Spain than wild birds, Spanish ornithologists said on Wednesday.
Alejandro Sanchez, head of the Spanish Ornithology Society, ...
Research: 1918 Influenza Genes Similar to Modern Bird Flu
submitted by kickingbird at Oct, 6, 2005 from Healthday (via http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v437/n7060/full/nature0)
In 1918-19, the "Spanish flu" killed more than 50 million people worldwide, including at least 500,000 in the United States.
Now, scientists say they have found that the avian flu that's emerging in ...
Thailand:Avian-flu vaccine research makes new progress
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 14, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-09/14/content_3488873)
Thailand´s research on bird-flu vaccine for animals has shown progress by killing the H5N1 strain of the virus, according to The Nation newspaper.
The DNA-based vaccine was ...
Study:Low pathogenic avian flu viruses can infect humans
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 14, 2005 from CIDRAP (via http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/avianflu/)
European researchers have reported what they call the first evidence that low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) viruses—not just highly pathogenic (HPAI) strains like H5N1—can infect humans.
The finding ...
study:Avian influenza viruses increase drug resistance in Asia
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 11, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency
Resistance to a common antiviral drug is spreading more rapidly among the avian influenza viruses in Asia than in other parts of the world, a study releasedon Friday warned.
Sequence data of A/chicken/Thailand/Kamphaengphet-3-01/2005(H5N1)
submitted by kickingbird at Sep, 3, 2005 from DDBJ (via http://srs.ddbj.nig.ac.jp/cgi-bin/wgetz?-id+4pi_g1QntTZ+-e+[)
LOCUS DQ153251 1075 bp RNA linear VRL 29-AUG-2005
DEFINITION Influenza A virus
infectious diseases news:Should we question the benefits of influenza vaccination for the elderly? [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 17, 2005 from infectious diseases news
Should we question the benefits of influenza vaccination for the elderly?
by David S. Fedson and Kristin NicholSpecial to Infectious Disease News
Almost 6 months ...
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submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 13, 2005 from F.I.C
Mallards and Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Ancestral Viruses, Northern Europehttp://www.flu.org.cn/resources/20058133871.htm Article
Potential Impact of Antiviral Use on Hospitalizations during ...
NexBio Receives a $6 Million NIH SBIR Grant for the Clinical Development of a Novel Influenza Medicine [Primary member]
submitted by kickingbird at Aug, 9, 2005 from PRNewswire (via http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/050808/lam050.html?.v=19)
NexBio, Inc. announced today that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded the company a $6 million Phase II ...
Study shows flu viruses can quickly swap genes
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 26, 2005 from Reuters (via http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N2513854.htm)
Strains of the influenza virus are constantly swapping genes among themselves and giving rise to new, dangerous strains at a rate faster than previously believed, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.
Study shows Oseltamivir helps mice survive H5N1 infection
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 19, 2005 from CIDRAP (via http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/cidrap/content/influenza/avianflu/)
Jul 18, 2005 (CIDRAP News) – Researchers report that the antiviral drug oseltamivir helped mice survive infection with the H5N1 avian influenza virus, boosting hopes that the drug could be an effective ...
China:MOA is studying bird flu virus found in Qinghai
submitted by kickingbird at Jul, 2, 2005 from Xinhua News Agency (via http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-07/01/content_3163552)
China is studying the virus drawn from birds that have died of bird flu in Qinghai, said a press spokesman with the Ministry of Agriculture here Friday.
Jia Youling, also director ...
2005 Sequences of AIV(H5N1) from Northern And Southern Vietnam at LANL
submitted by kickingbird at Jun, 30, 2005 from Recombinomics (via http://www.recombinomics.com/News/06290502/H5N1_2005l.html)
Twenty sequences from 2005 H5N1 isolates in Vietnam have been place on deposit at Los Alamos National Labs (LANL). The isolates represent the H and N gene from 11 avian isolates in northern and southern ...
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