Bird flu strain has begun to mutate into form "more likely" to cause human pandemic

Bird flu strain has begun to mutate into form 'more likely' to cause human pandemic Warning comes days after authorities in China announced they had identified cases of H7N9Flu experts are currently picking through DNA data of victims to assess severity of the strainVirus needs a 'very close eye kept on it' say experts By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:59 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:59 GMT, 3 April 2013 A deadly strain of bird flu previously unknown in people has begun to mutate into a form more likely to cause a human pandemic, scientists say.

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years High pollen season started a week early in late May this year | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 15 August 2012 Hayfever hell: Pollen counts high for weeks longer than usual this year Allergy sufferers have sneezed their way through the longest hay fever season in more than two decades.

NHS trust fined record 325,000 for auctioning off computer hard drives filled with HIV patients" details online

NHS trust fined record 325,000 for auctioning off online computer hard drives filled with HIV patients' detailsIndividual working for IT provider removed at least 252 of the approximate 1,000 hard drives he was supposed to destroy from Brighton General Hospital in 2010Personal data belonging to tens of thousands of patients and staff was then sold on auction website | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 1 June 2012 An NHS trust has been fined a record amount after it sold computer hard drives in an online auction without first removing confidential details about patients with HIV.