In the wake of the death of nine water birds due to H5 avian influenza, the Delhi government on Wednesday announced shutting down of the National Zoological Park.

Although several studies have reported seroprevalences of antibody against avian influenza A(H7N9) virus among poultry workers in southern China, results have varied and data in northern China are scarce. To understand risks of H7N9 and H5N1 virus infections in northern China, a serological cohort study was conducted. Poultry workers, swine workers and the general population in Beijing, China, were evaluated through three surveys in November 2013, April 2014 and April 2015.

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India is free from Avian influenza (H5N1), popularly known as bird flu, from September 5, the department of animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries in the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfa

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new type of customizable vaccine that could work against Ebola and other disease outbreaks, and could be deployed faste

The H1N1 swine flu pandemic of 2009 originated from pigs in a small region in Central Mexico, scientists have discovered.

SHENYANG-- Health authorities in northeast China's Liaoning Province confirmed one H7N9 case Thursday.

BEIJING - Beijing health authorities confirmed on Wednesday that a rural resident is being treated for human H7N9 infection in the capital.

Diverse antibodies induced in humans by vaccination with an avian influenza virus vaccine may offer broader, more durable protection against multiple strains of influenza than today's vaccines typi

A bird flu outbreak has killed 15,000 fowls at a neighbourhood in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon.

Though there is no fear, the move to stop feeding poultry to animals is a precautionary measure, ZAK chairperson Rehana Banu has said.