WHO: Situation updates - Avian influenzaWHO Global Influenza Updates
- 6 FebWHO: FluNet Summary
- 6 FebMonthly Risk Assessments - Influenza at the Human-Animal Interface
- 16 Jan FAO: H7N9 situation - update
- 24 JanFAO - H5N8 HPAI Global situation update
- 6 Feb
Taiwan reports further H5N6 spread, other strains strike Iran, Europe, Africa
CIDRAP, 13 Feb
Coming just a week after the first highly pathogenic H5N6 avian flu detection in Taiwan in a wild bird, officials reported four more outbreaks involving poultry, as a handful of countries reported more H5N8 outbreaks and Nigeria reported one more from H5N1.
H7N9 cases detected in Beijing and ShanghaiCIDRAP, 13 Feb
The H7N9 avian influenza virus has sickened two more people in China. The infections were detected in two of the country's biggest cities: Beijing and Shanghai.
A New Avian Flu ReviewAvian Flu Diary, 13 Feb
Two years ago, in An Avian Flu Primer, I counted down the top avian flu threats around the world. Since then we've seen a number of changes in the field. So today an updated look at our current crop of avian flu subtypes around the globe.
Early and Real-Time Detection of Seasonal Influenza OnsetPLOS: Computational Biology, 3 Feb
Every year, influenza epidemics affect millions of people and place a strong burden on health care services. A timely knowledge of the onset of the epidemic could allow these services to prepare for the peak. We present a method that can reliably identify and signal the influenza outbreak.
To Stem Spread Of Avian Flu In China, Some Provinces ShutterNPR, 13 Feb
Authorities are closing live poultry markets in multiple Chinese cities and provinces, in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly H7N9 strain of the avian flu virus.