Tag Archives: H5N1

Even if it had been true

The “as it happens” nature of the internet is, for the most part, a wonderful thing, especially if one happens to be an “information junkie” such as myself.  It doesn’t come without its downside, however.  Sometimes initial reports are just … Continue reading

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Egypt: 2 children infected with H5N1

With all the news [and non-news] on H1N1 2009 our old friend H5N1 has taken a very distant back seat both in news and in attention. That doesn’t mean it has gone away as demonstrated by the news out of … Continue reading

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Shades of 1918?

Last Friday a new paper was made available: Early and sustained innate immune response defines pathology and death in nonhuman primates infected by highly pathogenic influenza virus [available as open access, link here].  The scientific paper got a thoughtful write-up … Continue reading

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