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  1. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab report

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:06pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Ethnicity could vary immunity Some people- particularly indigenous Australians and Alaskans- may be more vulnerable to infection by the H7N9 influenza virus, a study by the University of Melbourne suggests. Humans have no prior history with H7N9 and so lack antibodies against the virus. Previous animal and human studies suggest certain T-cells- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1402404/lab-report
  2. Lifestyle - Health - LAB REPORT

    Lab Report

    Posted Dec 09th 2013, 10:06am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Bird flu poorly adapted for infecting humans Avian influenza virus H7N9 has not yet acquired the changes needed to infect humans easily, says a study published last week in the journal Science. The virus has killed 45 people on the mainland since April, the World Health Organisation says. Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1374564/lab-report
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Prevention key to containing new avian flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by ERNIE YAP

    ... of which six have been fatal. Until more information is available, clinical understanding of the disease behaviour of H7N9 infections remains incomplete. So far, it is believed that the primary ... it in a particularly delicate position. Visitor health screening should be strongly considered and implemented judiciously. As well, hospitals and clinics should be bolstered with H7N9 testing; health care ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1208613/prevention-key-containing-new-avian-flu-outbreak

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