Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 18th, 2006
"The influenza virus is an interestingly unstable pathogen with global prominence. Influenza sweeps rapidly around the world in seasonal epidemics affecting 5-15% of the population and causing up to half a million deaths annually," said Dr. Fintan Walton, CEO of PharmaVentures. "Recent fears have focused on the potential threat to humans posed by the avian influenza subtype H5N1. Our new report offers a topical insight into both the flu virus and the methods being employed to tackle it."
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