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Bird flu may not be so deadly after all, new analysis claims

Sharon Begley Reuters Bird flu may be far less lethal to people than the World Health Organization’s assessment of a death rate topping 50 percent, scientists said on Thursday in a finding that adds fuel to the heated controversy over … Continue reading

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How secure are labs handling world’s deadliest pathogens?

Sharon Begley & Julie Steenhuysen Reuters To reach his office in Galveston National Laboratory, where scientists study deadly pathogens such as the Ebola and Marburg viruses, director James Le Duc swipes his key card at the building’s single entrance, which … Continue reading

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