New Bird Flu Seen Having Some Markers of Airborne Killer

The new bird influenza that’s killed six people in eastern China has some of the genetic…

Rotterdam scientists created mutant bird flu viruses in laboratory

Scientists in the Dutch city of Rotterdam know precisely what it takes for a bird flu…

U.S. issues advisory to doctors to help identify bird flu

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday it has issued an advisory…

US health leader warns of human-to-human H7N9 bird flu

There is no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans in…

H7N9 bird flu virus capable of airborne transmission

One strain of the H7N9 bird flu virus appears to spread easily through the air between…

China Joins Ban on Arkansas Poultry After Bird Flu

China has joined other countries and a U.S. state in a ban on imports of poultry…

First case of bird flu ‘spreading between humans’

Chinese scientists on Wednesday reported the first likely case of direct person-to-person transmission of the H7N9…

H7N9 Bird Flu May Be Developing Drug Resistance

Some strains of the H7N9 bird flu in China are becoming resistant to the only antiviral…

Scientists Plan to Create New Bird Flu Strain in Lab

Scientists who sparked an outcry when they created easier-to-spread versions of the bird flu want to…

Bird Flu Researchers Push to Make Virus More Deadly

In a letter published today in the nation’s two most prestigious scientific journals — Science and…