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Bangladeshi health officials reported to the World Health Organization (WHO) in September of a human infection with an avian influenza A(H9N2) virus. The case, which occurred in a toddler in February,...

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi is reporting a surge of dengue fever in the Indian capital as officials report 158 new cases during the past week, bringing the total to 277 this year. This compares...

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Groundbreaking for the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), a $1.25 billion project by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), took place last Wednesday in Manhattan, Kansas. The new...

A disease normally seen in more rural areas of India, is being seen with more frequency in the capital city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu state. According to a Times of India report, Infectious diseases specialist...

Mike Coston is the Owner/Editor of Avian Flu Diary With its exponential growth, high mortality rate, and potential to escape the confines of West Africa, it is admittedly difficult to get anyone to think...

With the 24/7 news cycle inundated with the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), anyone paying even a little attention knows that Ebola is a very dangerous virus. Depending on the species of virus (there...

The reality of life in this second decade of the 21st century is that disease threats that once were local, can now spread globally in a matter of hours or days.  Vast oceans and prolonged travel times...