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Bush Meat Can Be a Potent Source of Viruses that Cross the Species "Barrier" and Threaten Human Health
Posted on 28 Mar 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the animal origin of many diseases that adversely impact humans (e.g., measles, chicken pox, H5N1 "bird flu"); a recent devastating example, of course, is HIV. Some of these diseases, like HIV and measles, diverged from... Read More

Bird Flu May Increase Risk of Parkinson's
Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

At least in mice, the "bird flu", known more specifically as H5N1, may make those who survive the disease more susceptible to Parkinson's Disease. Although flu is generally thought of as a disease of the body, H5N1 can move into the brain... Read More

Bird Flu May Increase Risk of Parkinson's
Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

At least in mice, the "bird flu", known more specifically as H5N1, may make those who survive the disease more susceptible to Parkinson's Disease. Although flu is generally thought of as a disease of the body, H5N1 can move into the brain... Read More

Bush Meat Can Be a Potent Source of Viruses that Cross the Species "Barrier" and Threaten Human Health
Posted on 28 Mar 2012 by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr.

Prior posts have noted the animal origin of many diseases that adversely impact humans (e.g., measles, chicken pox, H5N1 "bird flu"); a recent devastating example, of course, is HIV. Some of these diseases, like HIV and measles, diverged from... Read More