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New York City Quarantines Cats to Stop Rare Bird Flu Outbreak
New York City has quarantined hundreds of cats to stop a rare bird flu outbreak before it spreads to many other cats. (January 13, 2017)

Catsharks May Communicate With Biofluorescence
Catsharks may use biofluorescence to communicate with each other deep underwater according to a new study published in Scientific Reports. (April 29, 2016)

Windshield Washer Fluid is a Source of Legionnaires Say Scientists
Scientists have determined that Legionnaires disease may be able to grow in windshield washer fluid. (May 19, 2014)

NASA Satellites Measure Photosynthesis From Space
NASA scientists have discovered a new way to use satellites to measure fluorescence and determine plant health. (July 25, 2013)

WHO Says H7N9 is One of the Most Lethal Flu Strains
There continues to be new cases of the H7N9 bird flu strain in China. (April 24, 2013)

Bird Flu Death Toll Reaches 20 in China, Source of Infection Unknown
The death toll from the avian influenza A(H7N9) outbreak in China has reached 20. (April 21, 2013)

Influenza A(H7N9) Cases Increase to 60 in China
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that cases of influenza A(H7N9) have increased to 60. (April 16, 2013)

Influenza A(H7N9) Cases in China Increase to 38
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced ten new cases of influenza A(H7N9) virus in China today. (April 11, 2013)

CDC to Prepare Vaccine for A(H7N9) Bird Flu Strain Just in Case
The World Health Organization (WHO) and U. (April 4, 2013)

Study Finds at Least One in Five Humans Contracted H1N1 in 2009
Scientists estimate that at least one in five people were infected in the first year of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic. (January 25, 2013)

CDC Says New Swine Flu Strain Has Sickened 158
The CDC says a new swine flu strain (H3N2v) has sickened 158 people. (August 10, 2012)

Oldest Musical Instruments Found in German Cave
The Geissenklosterle Cave in Germany is home to the world's oldest instruments. (May 25, 2012)

Scientific Journals Plan to Publish Controversial Bird Flu Research After NSABB Reverses Previous Decision
NPR reports that researchers now plan to publish research that explains how they created strains of the H5N1 bird flu virus in the lab that can infect ferrets and become transmissibile in ferrets. (April 1, 2012)

CDC Reports New Bat Flu Virus, Compatible With Human Flu Viruses
The CDC reports that a new bat flu virus has been discovered. (February 28, 2012)

12 People Infected With H3N2v Swine Flu
The CDC says in its latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that it has received reports of 12 human infections with influenza A (H3N2)v viruses. (January 11, 2012)

FDA Ban on Primatene Mist Goes Into Effect on January 1st
An FDA ban on Primatene Mist will begin on January 1, 2012. (December 30, 2011)

Video: Moving Magnetic Sculptures Made With Ferrofluid
This interesting video from New Scientist shows moving sculptures made with magnetic ferrofluid. (April 26, 2011)

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Elmo in New Flu PSA
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today that the HHS is joining the Ad Council and Sesame Workshop, to launch a PSA designed to encourage American families and children to take steps to protect themselves from the flu. (October 18, 2010)

H1N1 Inundates Hospitals As Vaccine Very Slowly Trickles In
The White House residently declared the H1N1 swine flu pandemic a national emergency and a USA Today article explains why. (October 26, 2009)

NBA Star LeBron James Catches Swine Flu
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that NBA star LeBron James and two other players, Darnell Jackson and Coby Karl, have contracted an Influenza A virus. (October 15, 2009)

Worldwide Death Toll From H1N1 Swine Flu Passes 5,000
The Flucount site puts the global death toll from H1N1 at 5,000 and counting. (October 6, 2009)

FluCount Website Tracks H1N1 Swine Flu Cases and Deaths
A website called Flucount is attempting to track the cases and deaths of H1N1 swine flu around the world. (September 29, 2009)

CVS to Offer Free Seasonal Flu Shots to Unemployed
Reuters reports that CVSwill provide 100,000 free seasonal flu shots to the unemployed this fall. (August 31, 2009)

White House: Swine Flu Could Kill 90,000 People This Year
Bloomberg reports that White House advisers say the H1N1 swine flu virus could kill 90,000 and hospitalize 1. (August 24, 2009)

47 Deaths From H1N1 Swine Flu in New York City
Deaths from H1N1 swine flu climbed to 47 in New York City as of July 7th. (July 8, 2009)