Since originating in East Asia, the H5N1 bird flu virus has spread worldwide, and the influenza pandemic it could trigger will hit developing countries the hardest.
(Photo credit: FAO/H.D. Nam)
A consultation with science policy stakeholders in Asia–Pacific throws up tensions between research priorities that link to science governance.
An editorial in the journal Nature explains the reasons for publishing the full results of a controversial paper about a modified bird flu virus
Health authorities in Mexico and Central America have reinforced measures to eradicate an exotic virus of highly pathogenic avian influenza.
17 July 2012
Scientists in Egypt claim breeding poultry in the desert, rather than in more built-up areas, could reduce the spread of avian flu.
27 June 2012