Incidents of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have increased across Europe and Asia.
Several countries are fearing another possible pandemic as the H5N8 virus, also known as the bird flu, is spreading across the world like wildfire. Netherlands has reportedly euthanized more than 190,000 ducks in the country in hopes of containing the virus and preventing any possibility of an outbreak.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has detected a devastating strain of avian flu in a wild mallard duck in a state refuge in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Finches that experienced stress hormones in food at a young age chose social networks outside of their immediate family, and didn't imitate parents' ways. Will their somewhat random socializing factor into the spread of bird flu?
Researchers have found a deadly strain of the avian influenza virus that has been sweeping through harbor seals may be able to spread to humans.
Even as Chinese officials appear to have brought the outbreak of the latest strain of bird flu known as H7N9 under control, experts are warning that virus appears to be mutating.
There are two viruses currently causing a stir among health officials - one of which is based mainly in the Middle East and the other in China.
China officials reported the spread of the H7N9 virus Saturday with the confirmation of the first case in the southern province of Hunan.