The Chinese National Health Commission reported on an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Jiangsu. This brings the total cases to 23 in China since 2014. The case involved a 10-year-old...

New research has taken a step towards understanding how highly pathogenic influenza viruses such as deadly bird flu infect humans. Researchers at Griffith’s Institute for Glycomics and the University...

The National Health Commission in China has reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Guangxi. The case involved a 44-year-old man from Hechi in Guangxi. He developed symptoms on...

In China, the twenty-first human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) since 2014 has been reported in a 22-year-old man from Guangzhou in Guangdong. The patient developed symptoms on September 25 and was...

In response to bird flu pandemics starting in 2013, officials in China introduced a new vaccine for chickens in September 2017. Recent findings suggest that the vaccine largely worked but detected two...

The China National Health Commission reported an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Guangxi today. The case involved a 42-year-old man from Laibin in Guangxi. He developed symptoms on...

Macau government officials reported this week (computer translated) on a human H9N2 avian influenza case in Guangdong Province. According to the report, the patient is a 24-year-old woman and currently...

The 86th OIE General Session was the occasion to give OIE Member Countries, an overview of the global animal health situation, as well as to analyse trends in the evolution of priority terrestrial and...

In a follow-up on the first ever human infection with H7N4 avian influenza reported worldwide in China, the World Health Organization (WHO) released an update with more details. The case-patient was...

Bird flu has been detected in 17 wild birds in Dorset, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed today, with more expected over the coming days. This is the first confirmed finding...