Mar 7, 2014
New Bird Flu Reported in Taiwanese Woman
Posted on Nov 14, 2013
Sources in Taiwan say that a previously unseen variant of avian influenza infected a 20-year-old woman in that country in the first recorded case of an H6N1 virus infecting and causing disease in a human.
Ming-Tsan Liu of the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control in Taipei and colleagues reported the woman was treated in May and made a full recovery, with no sign that she passed the virus to anyone else. Since then, no other cases have been detected by enhanced flu monitoring practices.
MedPage Today reported Wednesday:
—Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.
Previous item: Top U.S. Tech Firms Fund ‘Extreme’ Right-Wing Causes
Next item: Google the Advertising Giant
New and Improved Comments