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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    One more H7N9 virus death in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 06:22pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao and Agencies Three new cases of H7N9 avian influenza were reported in eastern China, one of them fatal, state media reported late on Monday afternoon, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to seven. Shanghai authorities confirmed that a 64-year-old retiree was killed by the H7N9 virus, bringing the total number of infection-related deaths in the city to five.  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1210063/one-more-h7n9-virus-death-shanghai
  2. News - China - Shanghai

    Shanghai boy infected with H7N9 flu 'basically recovered'

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:43pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Authorities have confirmed that a four-year-old boy with the H7N9 infection had “basically recovered” from the virus in a Shanghai hospital. Wu Fan, director ... affiliated with Fudan University told reporters at  Eastday News. She said the boy's case proves that there will be mild cases of H7N9 in addition to severe ones. A recovery period of seven days ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209851/shanghai-boy-infected-h7n9-flu-basically-recovered
  3. News - China

    Shanghai stifled flu 'rumours' in early days, says report

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 11:12am by Amy Li

    ... said censors had shut down internet talk after the first few deaths from the virus but before a national lab confirmed H7N9 as a new strain of bird flu, weeks later. The first weibo post about the H7N9 avian influenza emerged as early as March 7,  three weeks before local authorities alerted the public, said the report. An anonymous blogger on that day posted a message which reads: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1211364/shanghai-stifled-rumours-h7n9-bird-flu-early-days-says-report
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Bird flu fears ease as alert lifted in Shanghai

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporter Bird flu fears ease as alert lifted in Shanghai Shanghai lifted its flu epidemic alert yesterday, with the municipal government saying that no new human cases of H7N9 bird ... with H7N9 flu patients had been discharged from medical observation. Since Shanghai reported its first human H7N9 case in late March, the city has had 33 cases. Thirteen of the patients have died ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1235050/bird-flu-alert-lifted-shanghai
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Shanghai tests show H7N9 bird flu in chickens

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, Daniel Ren and Amy Nip

    ... Zhuang Pinghui, Daniel Ren and Amy Nip H7N9 discovered in Shanghai samples as live poultry markets are closed; sixth death confirmed, but tests on first suspected HK case are negative Tests show bird flu in chickens Chicken samples in Shanghai were revealed last night to be infected with the H7N9 virus. It prompted the agriculture ministry to increase checks for the deadly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1208128/shanghai-tests-show-h7n9-bird-flu-chickens
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    H7N9 virus claims its seventh victim

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com H7N9 virus claims its seventh victim The H7N9 virus claimed another life yesterday, and health authorities said detecting and controlling its spread ... of preventing and controlling H7N9 infections was "very great". Unlike H5N1 bird flu, which made birds very sick, studies indicated H7N9 only affected birds mildly, and they showed few if any ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1210279/h7n9-virus-claims-its-seventh-victim
  7. Property - Hong Kong & China - MAINLAND

    H7N9 bird flu not behind slowing Shanghai home sales, agents say

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Sandy Li

    ... widespread outbreak of a new strain of bird flu, property consultants said. "We don't see any panic reaction to the H7N9 influenza virus. People are very calm here," the managing ... was identified on March 31. Five of the outbreak's eight deaths occurred in Shanghai. Zhejiang, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces have also seen H7N9 cases. Local media have reported the culling of more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1210914/h7n9-bird-flu-not-behind-slowing-shanghai-home-sales-agents
  8. News - China

    Shanghai stops poultry trade on bird flu fears

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 11:54am by Agence France Presse in Shanghai

    ... Agence France Presse in Shanghai Shanghai’s live poultry markets were shut on Saturday after authorities banned trading in birds to prevent the spread of H7N9 bird flu, which has killed six people in China. The commercial hub has had six of the country’s 16 confirmed cases of the H7N9 strain, found in humans for the first time, with four deaths. The other two fatalities have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1208397/shanghai-stops-poultry-trade-bird-flu-fears
  9. Comment - Blogs

    Yum reels as avian flu eases

    Posted May 13th 2013, 11:21am by Doug Young

    ... Doug Young KFC's downturn should ease with the end of the bird flu emergency in Shanghai, but the chain still faces longer-term slow growth in China Embattled hoteliers and restaurant operators whose businesses have been hit by China's H7N9 bird flu outbreak are finally getting some relief with Shanghai's formal cancellation of its bird flu emergency after the city went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1236650/yum-reels-avian-flu-eases

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