Daily Archives: February 23, 2021

Russian and other European H5N8 Avian Flu sequences will inform risk to humans in Astrakhan and beyond

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Vaccine development could also be facilitated By Daniel R. Lucey MD, MPH, FIDSA Now that the H5N8 avian flu virus whole genome sequence that infected seven poultry farm workers in Astrakhan has been shared by Russia in the GISAID database, a search for other locations in Europe and elsewhere with this same sequence can be […]