- Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time Updated: Nov-14-13 5:22 am
- Native Medical Center patient death not from flu Updated: Nov-07-13 11:14 pm
- South Carolina editorial roundup Updated: Nov-05-13 4:25 pm
LONDON - A strain of bird flu that scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman, a nasty surprise that shows scientists must do more to spot worrisome flu strains before they ignite a global outbreak, doctors say.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Tests conducted at an Alaska state lab show that a patient who died this week at the Alaska Native Medical Center did not have the flu although an earlier hospital test had indicated type A influenza.
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: