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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Mutations allow bird flu to spread between people

Some potentially lethal strains of flu are found in animal populations but do not spread easily to people.
Some potentially lethal strains of flu are found in animal populations but do not spread easily to people. To find out whether they could mutate to form a strain more dangerous to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mutations-allow-bird-flu-to-spread-between-people/

GM chickens prevent transmission of bird flu

Bird flu epidemics could be prevented by GM chickens that stop the spread of flu to other birds.
Bird flu epidemics could be prevented by GM chickens that stop the spread of flu to other birds. Scientists modified the chickens to produce small 'decoy' molecules that… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gm-chickens-prevent-transmission-of-bird-flu/

Single dose may stop multiple flu strains

Scientists have developed an experimental monoclonal antibody treatment. Using the treatment, they were able to neutralise a variety  of flu germs in mice, including H5N1 avian… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/single-dose-may-stop-multiple-flu-strains/

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