H5N1

Influenza A (H5N1) virus – also called “H5N1 virus” – is an influenza A virus subtype that occurs mainly in birds, is highly contagious among birds, and can be deadly to them. H5N1 virus does not usually infect people, but infections with these viruses have occurred in humans.
What is Bird Flu (H5N1)?

Bird flu or avian flu is a highly contagious viral infection that is transmitted between birds and on rare occasions, from birds to humans.

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Study characterizes mutations in neuraminidase of human-like H5N1 influenza viruses

Study characterizes mutations in neuraminidase of human-like H5N1 influenza viruses

AAHI awarded a $9.9 million project to develop prototype intranasal bivalent influenza RNA vaccine candidate

AAHI awarded a $9.9 million project to develop prototype intranasal bivalent influenza RNA vaccine candidate

Expert panel proposes stringent biosecurity oversight to avert future pandemics

Expert panel proposes stringent biosecurity oversight to avert future pandemics

First known epidemic of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in farmed mink

First known epidemic of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in farmed mink

First H5N3 infection in a captive emperor tamarin documented in new study

First H5N3 infection in a captive emperor tamarin documented in new study

Avian influenza update: Bird keepers in England must house all poultry and captive birds until further notice

Avian influenza update: Bird keepers in England must house all poultry and captive birds until further notice

Could mRNA vaccines triumph over other viral infections in humans and domestic animals?

Could mRNA vaccines triumph over other viral infections in humans and domestic animals?

A review of emerging pediatric respiratory viruses

A review of emerging pediatric respiratory viruses

Avian influenza virus introduced from Europe to North America through Iceland

Avian influenza virus introduced from Europe to North America through Iceland

Exploring molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulations as advanced tools for novel antiviral drug discovery

Exploring molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulations as advanced tools for novel antiviral drug discovery

Natural product SSP derived from a Chinese herb may have broad antiviral activities against respiratory viral infections

Natural product SSP derived from a Chinese herb may have broad antiviral activities against respiratory viral infections

What is the efficacy of bioelectronic masks for the detection of respiratory infectious diseases like COVID-19?

What is the efficacy of bioelectronic masks for the detection of respiratory infectious diseases like COVID-19?

Highly sensitive mask can detect respiratory viruses in the air within 10 minutes

Highly sensitive mask can detect respiratory viruses in the air within 10 minutes

Interferon response induced by Omicron BA.1 and BA.5 prevents influenza A infection

Interferon response induced by Omicron BA.1 and BA.5 prevents influenza A infection

New universal flu vaccine protects mice against diverse variants of influenza A and B viruses

New universal flu vaccine protects mice against diverse variants of influenza A and B viruses

CDC and Task Force for Global Health to co-host 11th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

CDC and Task Force for Global Health to co-host 11th International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Scientists explore antigenic imprinting in SARS-CoV-2

Scientists explore antigenic imprinting in SARS-CoV-2

Novel universal flu vaccine confers protection against different strains and subtypes of influenza A viruses

Novel universal flu vaccine confers protection against different strains and subtypes of influenza A viruses

CDC posts notice regarding multistate Salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with backyard poultry

CDC posts notice regarding multistate Salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with backyard poultry

New insights on avian influenza spillover and global spread

New insights on avian influenza spillover and global spread