Avian flu is devastating the egg industry across the Midwestern U.S. So far, the virulent strain of H5N2 has been detected at 201 farms in 15 states, triggering the destruction of 44.7 […]
Did you know that 25 percent of all egg production in the United States has already been taken offline due to the bird flu crisis? You aren’t hearing much about this in […]
Flu season can pose a dangerous threat to kids.   Fifteen child deaths from the flu have been reported so far this year from nine states, according to the Centers for Disease […]
Fears over a zombie apocalypse have some wondering whether it’s possible for a viral hybrid between rabies and the flu virus to cause the end of the world. After all, the Pentagon has a plan for the zombie apocalypse, and even the state of Kansas is preparing for the walking dead. But could fears over a zombie attack be justified by the ISIS terrorist group?
We can all breathe a sigh of relief. The FDA has announced that the flu vaccine for the 2014-2015 flu season is ready. This means you can drive down nearly any city street and see at least one flag or spinner, manically suggesting that you “Get your flu shot here!
If you’ve ever seen it, the popular Stephen King mini-series The Stand fictionalizes a post-apocalyptic world in which a man-made plague escapes a government lab and ravages the world, destroying most of […]
A controversial scientist who carried out provocative research on making influenza viruses more infectious has completed his most dangerous experiment to date by deliberately creating a pandemic strain of flu that can […]
The extinct influenza virus that caused the worst flu pandemic in history has been recreated from fragments of avian flu found in wild ducks in a controversial experiment to show how easy […]