Tag Archives: Avian flu

Vaccine Makers Ready Bird Flu Shots For Humans

Reuters reports: Some of the world’s leading makers of flu vaccines say they could make hundreds of millions of bird flu shots for humans within months if a new strain of avian influenza ever jumps across the species divide. One current outbreak of avian flu known as H5N1 clade has killed record numbers of birds and infected mammals. Human …

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Experts: Avian Flu Now A Global Year-Round Problem

Reuters reports: Avian flu has reached new corners of the globe and become endemic for the first time in some wild birds that transmit the virus to poultry, according to veterinarians and disease experts, who warn it is now a year-round problem. Reuters spoke to more than 20 experts and farmers on four continents who said the prevalence of the …

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