AFP (Aug. 7, 2013) Experts say there is no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission after Chinese scientists reported the first likely case of direct person-to-person transmission of the H7N9 bird flu virus ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (May 27, 2015) Norwegian scientists seek to uncover secrets of the Black Death - and potentially help prevent a future global pandemic.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Nov. 17, 2014) Dutch authorities have found a highly contagious strain of bird flu at a poultry farm in the central Netherlands and set about destroying 150,000 chickens. As Hayley Platt reports the strain, H5N8, ... watch video
AFP (Nov. 17, 2014) The European Commission "praises the reaction" of both British and Dutch governments over an outbreak of bird flu, saying on Monday they "immediately took the measures that were required by the EU ... watch video
Sep. 4, 2014 The avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New England coast can spread through respiratory droplets and poses a threat to humans, scientists have found. The findings ... read more
July 10, 2013 The emerging H7N9 avian influenza virus responsible for at least 37 deaths in China has qualities that could potentially spark a global outbreak of flu, according to a new ... read more
June 6, 2013 Bird flu viruses are potentially highly lethal and pose a global threat, but relatively little is known about why certain strains spread more easily to humans than others. Two studies identify ... read more