1 H5N1 cases in humans; 2 History; 3 Existing pre-pandemic global case fatality
... Confirmed human cases and mortality rate of avian influenza (H5N1) ....
infection in the blood of persons who were...
Only two types of avian influenza viruses, H5 and H7, are known to include highly
... in many parts of Indonesia and in some parts of China, Egypt and Nigeria. ... At
the moment the virus does not appear to be able to spread readily between
humans. ..... 2, I have heard avian influenza will kill millions of people - is this true
Mar 27, 2007 ... Credit Erik S. Lesser/for The New York Times ... But the Tamiflu blanket may not
be able to smother every spark, especially if ... (The older strain in Southern
China and Southeast Asia is sometimes called the Fujian strain.) ... In avian flu,
two mutations known to help viruses spread more easily — because ...
Apr 8, 2013 ... A hawkish commentator known for making inflammatory statements, Col. ... As for
this recent bird flu fad, China's top government departments shouldn't talk ....
Though the particular virus we had was one of the lesser infectious ones ... Back
in 2001 we were haunted by the idea of a virus that killed humans ...
Keywords: H5N1 avian influenza, H1N1 swine flu, climate change, global ...
focused on the H5N1 avian influenza virus that emerged in China in 1997
primarily due to its ... Three important traits make influenza viruses highly
adaptable, able to ... Wild birds have been found infected with the majority of the
known sub-types of ...
May 6, 2013 ... Researchers in China have created a batch of designer viruses by ... genes from
the H5N1 bird flu virus with those of the H1N1 swine flu strain. ... resulted in
several hybridized strains that were able spread through the ... promoted
airborne transmission to a lesser extent, and another, the ... Reply2 replies.
Although no outbreaks of this particular avian flu virus have been reported on the
... Three types of viruses are known to cause influenza and are identified as Type
A ... 'new' avian influenza A virus that caused the flu pandemic of 1918 which
killed .... On February 2, 2005, the first of four human cases of H5N1 infection
Apr 9, 2013 ... “No one knows what might happen with bird flu, so they are buying it,” said a ...
not be allowed to increase during the prevention and control period of bird flu. ....
in their investigation of the H7N9 bird flu virus, which has killed two more ....
Anhui, in the first known human infections of the lesser-known strain.
Nov 15, 2015 ... flocks.10 HPAI viruses can kill up to 90-100% of the flock, and cause ... illnesses
in China since 2013.14-16 Avian influenza viruses can also ... A virus that has a
type 1 HA and type 2 NA, for example, would have the .... probably not yet known.
... may be able to cause illness in mammals.40-42 This H5N2.
May 4, 2003 ... Erik S. Lesser for The New York Times ... Over the next two weeks, Chinese
officials said that the outbreak had ... a new bird flu strain, possibly one as lethal
as the swine strain, then called ... But that would not be known for weeks, and
even Canadian officials say the W.H.O. reacted as quickly as it could.