"new influenza strains into humans from animals has generated worldwide pandemics which have been devastating"
"All influenza viruses that infect humans originated in other species from where they spread into the human population. The greatest diversity of influenza A virus strains is seen in aquatic birds and it is from these, possibly combined with flu strains present in other animals such as pigs, that human infections have arisen. The introduction of new influenza strains into humans from animals has generated worldwide pandemics which have been devastating in terms of the numbers of people seriously affected or killed. "
Dr Benjamin Smith, associate professor of Latin American history at the University of Warwick, responds to news of the capture of Servando Gómez.
Dr Hannah Jones, from the University of Warwick, has reacted to the latest net migration figures out today. She is leading a team of researchers from seven universities looking at the wider effects of Home Office immigration campaigns, including measure such as the ‘Go Home van’ and high-profile immigration enforcement raids.
Professor Wyn Grant responds to the news that Sir Malcolm Rifkind has stood down as Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. He says: "I am afraid that this affair brings politics into further disrepute at a time when it is important for voters to engage in a crucial general election."
"Over the last six months, the Obama administration has moved through all the expected stages of a war on terror."
Dr Oz Hassan from the University of Warwick Politics and International Studies department shares thoughts on the latest events in US politics.