Pandemics News

Flu resistant chickens in battle against next human pandemic

Independent - 23-Jan-2019

Hopefully in future we can make ourselves impervious to flu

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How do you die from the flu?

Patient - 15-Jan-2019

It's not just a bad cold - it killed 15,000 people in the UK last year

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Llama blood clue to beating all flu

BBC - 02-Nov-2018

Llama antibodies able to attack parts of flu virus that don't mutate

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Prototype pandemic vaccine without the shot

Washington Post - 12-Sep-2018

A bandage-like strip with micro-needles may replace the usual methods for vaccination

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China Won't Share Its Samples of a Deadly Flu Virus

Live Science - 28-Aug-2018

China refuses to share H7N9 samples making difficult developing a vaccine against it

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Fresh Ebola outbreak has potential to spread

CNN - 14-Aug-2018

New outbreak in an area of active conflict makes difficult to contain the infection

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Pandemic could kill 900 million people

Metro - 30-Jul-2018

Lack of adequate response systems may result in the death of 10% of the population

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Nipah virus outbreak in India contained

Times of India - 09-Jun-2018

Nipah virus outbreak has been contained with 17 deaths and no new cases

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Could dog flu be the next pandemic?

Medical News Today - 06-Jun-2018

The H3N8 Dog influenza virus found in China is not a risk for humans at the moment

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Here's What the Next Pandemic Pathogen Might Look Like

Live Science - 12-May-2018

Pathogens like Ebola and Zika are unlikely to cause a global pandemic disaster.

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Pop up vaccine factories could curb pandemics

The Ecologist - 10-May-2018

Big pharma is unwilling to invest in pandemic prevention.

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Influenza pandemic could infect 43 million in UK

Cambridge Independent - 15-Apr-2018

Influenza pandemic could kill almost a million people in the UK.

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How to avoid catching a virus on a plane

Science Mag - 19-Mar-2018

Study provides blueprint for how a virus could move around a plane.

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Disease X Could One Day Kill Millions

Newsweek - 11-Mar-2018

Disease X has been added to the World Health Organization's (WHO) list of maladies.

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Lassa fever: The killer disease with no vaccine

BBC - 05-Mar-2018

Nigeria has been gripped by an outbreak of a Lassa fever.

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Hunting Unknown Viruses To Prevent Next Pandemic

Futurism - 23-Feb-2018

Scientists estimate still 1.6 million viruses to discover.

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First ever human case of H7N4 bird flu

Guardian - 15-Feb-2018

68-year-old woman from eastern China developed symptoms on 25 December.

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Experimental Drug Kills Flu Virus in a Single Day

ScienceAlert - 13-Feb-2018

Shionogi claims its influenza virus treatment is faster-acting than any other flu drug.

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Infectious disease outbreak could kill 30 million people in a year

Business Insider - 02-Feb-2018

Global Health Security Agenda program is coming ot an end.

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Google invests in UK company developing universal flu vaccine

Independent - 15-Jan-2018

Vaccitech has raised £20m from investors including Google parent Alphabet.

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