Norway has detected its first official case of a new strain of bird flu identified at H5N8. A cousin of the deadly 1918 Spanish flu H1N1, the H5N8 strain is generally milder and less pathogenic than its deadly cousin. However, scientists has warned that the recently discovered strain in ScandinaviaContinue Reading

According to a study conducted by the US CDC, the fatal Chapare virus can be transmitted from human to human. First recorded in 2004 in rural Bolivia, the disease is a close relative of the deadly Ebola virus with similar symptoms. However, unlike Ebola  the Chapare Virus has no knownContinue Reading