First Case of H5N8 Avian Flu Detected in Humans, Russia Says

First Case of H5N8 Avian Flu Detected in Humans, Russia Says

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Russian scientists said Saturday they had detected the first case of transmission of the H5N8 strain of avian flu to humans and had alerted the World Health Organization (WHO). - Science news - In televised remarks, the head of Russia's health watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, Anna Popova, said scientists at the Vektor laboratory had isolated the strain's genetic material...