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pertaining to or characteristic of birds

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Hemagglutinin (HA) of avian influenza virus strains shows preferential binding to SA[alpha]2,3 receptors, which partially accounts for the reduced ability of avian influenza strains to establish infections in humans (3).
Many countries choose to kill all infected poultry to control avian influenza, instead of immunizations.
Nitin Mantri, CEO, Avian Media, who received the award, said: “Our vision is to be one of the most reputed PR agency in India and winning the Independent Agency of the Year award is testimony of the same.
POCTEM Avian Influenza applies technology utilized in POCTEM, the kit used at hospitals and clinics for rapid diagnosis of influenza in human beings, to make a simplified diagnosis of chickens infected with avian influenza within approx.
Understanding Avian Influenza is available through Agriculture in the Classroom, a grassroots program coordinated by USDA.
While avian flu may well prove to be the new Y2K bug, colleges and universities are wise to at least have a plan to deal with it and other health crises.
What's known now is that the spread of the avian H5N1 virus has seemed to slow down,'' said Sadina Reynaldo, an epidemiologist with the county Department of Public Health.
CoreNet Global New York City Chapter recently took a strong leadership position with regard to disseminating information on pandemic planning for a potential outbreak of Avian flu, a need government and health agencies deem "critical".
And everyone wanted to hear the cast say so in the songs of Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Klebau, in the script conceived by Michael Bennett and written by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, and in the choreography devised by Bennett and Bob Avian.
A: Bird flu, or avian influenza, is a disease caused by a virus.
With word that cases of "bird flu" are spreading (226 cases worldwide led to 129 deaths resulting from avian flu, reported the World Health Organization in June), and in light of the heat it took for its response to Hurricane Katrina, the U.
Additionally, in pre-clinical studies, peramivir has shown encouraging activity against H5N1 avian influenza, leading researchers to believe that in the proper formulation, the drug may be effective against that virus, as well as against other life-threatening influenza strains that infect humans.
Recent avian influenza outbreaks in Europe, the Middle East and Africa have caused dramatic swings in poultry consumption, increased trade bans and sharp price declines, the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reports.
This course will describe seasonal and avian influenza, suggest how to recognize flu, and present facts about prevention and treatment of both "bird flu" and the more certain occurrence of seasonal flu.
Experts are chillingly warning that it's not a matter of if, but when--when a pandemic of avian influenza will strike the human population.