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The Good News About Bird Flu

February 15, 2019

Haven’t heard about bird flu in a while? It’s good news. The virus has mutated away from humans… for now, at least. This flu season and last flu season have been bad, but the threat of bird flu hasn’t been a part of it. The bad news comes in a bunch of small pieces. Bird […]

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Scientists are working together across the globe to watch for, and to try and stay ahead of, the next global flu pandemic. They think they’ve found a likely source, too: man’s best friend. Humans and dogs not only live in close proximity with each other, making it easier for human flu strains to mix with […]

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This flu season has been bad partly due to the presence of H3N2, a particularly nasty strain that people over 50 have a poor immune response to, and to the flu shot being a miss. But when spring comes, will that be the end? Or is this just the start of bad flu seasons?

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Scientists have been looming it over us for years: the next great flu pandemic. How likely is it, and when will it happen? First, let’s lay out some good news: there’s a lot of people watching what’s happening, and working toward solutions from different angles (including a universal vaccine). The bad news? Both viruses like […]

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Lyme disease, flu, salmonella; pets can be a path for serious illness to get into your family. With some good habits and prevention, pets can be a rewarding support and comfort in your life. But it might still be worth some extra immune support from colloidal silver. Dogs and (often) cats love the outdoors, but […]

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