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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 3, 2013

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Tsuen Wan   Vigilance can prevent spread of bird flu We read about new cases of H7N9 [on the mainland] almost every day. Although most of the infected areas are in the central provinces, Hong ... their hands thoroughly, and, if we have a cold, wearing a surgical mask. I was on a school trip to Nanjing over Easter and, since there have been cases there of H7N9 bird flu, we were all concerned. ...

  2. News - China - MEDIA

    Media reports of premier's visit to Sichuan quake zone show propaganda grip

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... and capabilities" in dealing with both the quake and the H7N9 bird flu outbreak. The leadership understand how public opinion can help or hurt their image New leaders, according to analysts, are using ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Step up bird flu tests on chickens, Hong Kong health expert urges

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Mimi Lau

    ... for H7N9 bird flu on locally raised chickens be stepped up, with its experts seeing a rising risk of human infection. Blood tests for H5 bird flu are conducted on locally raised chickens ... animals to humans. This came as a 58-year-old porter became the third patient in Fujian to be diagnosed with the H7N9 virus yesterday. The man, from Cangshan district in Fuzhou , was admitted ...

  4. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Taiwan disappoints with slowing growth rate

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... from unforeseeable risks, including avian flu". Taiwan last week confirmed an H7N9 bird flu infection in a traveller returning to the island from the mainland, the first incidence ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... The No 1 goal [in tackling the H7N9 bird flu outbreak] is to reduce the fatality rate Premier Li Keqiang   Any watchdog should be neutral. Its image of neutrality is important especially in today's political environment Jat Sew-tong SC, Independent Police Complaints Council   We are offering a different road, a road to growth, protecting social security, better welfare and job ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Reduce H7N9 human fatalities, Premier Li Keqiang tells health officials

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng, JOLIE HO

    ... Call comes as number of infected people reaches 124 and mass cull of poultry is carried out Premier Li Keqiang urged health officials yesterday to reduce the fatality rate of the H7N9 bird ... release of information would the public be kept calm and at ease. The first two deaths officially caused by the H7N9 bird flu strain occurred in February but were not reported by authorities until ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    US health leader warns of human-to-human H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 03:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington There is no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans in China but health authorities must be ready for the virus to mutate ... on Wednesday, said there had been no human-to-human transmission but warned H7N9 was “one of the most lethal” influenza viruses ever seen. Fauci praised Beijing for its handling of the current crisis, ...

  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    H7N9 bird flu spreads to southern China

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 07:39pm by AFP

    ... Local health bureau in the southeastern province of Fujian confirms a 65-year-old man has the H7N9 virus China’s deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to a province in the country’s ... reported one case. A Chinese expert earlier this week warned of the possibility of more cases in a wider geographical area. “Until the source of H7N9 avian influenza is ... brought under effective ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    China poultry cull urged to halt spread of bird flu

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:08pm by Emily Tsang, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... As study links H7N9 virus to chickens, expert says mainland wet markets are 'smoking gun' A leading researcher has called for live-bird markets in H7N9-hit areas of the mainland ... to be infected by H7N9. View H7N9 map in a larger map  Click on each balloon for more information on individual patients infected: blue, patients infected with the H7N9 virus under treatment; red, those ...

  10. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Taiwan reports first case of H7N9, in man arriving from Suzhou

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 06:13pm by Danny Mok

    ... Taiwan yesterday confirmed an H7N9 bird flu infection in a Taiwanese traveller from Suzhou - the first time the killer virus has spread from the mainland. The 53-year-old man, who ... points during the Labour Day holiday next month. Bloomberg, Reuters   View H7N9 map in a larger map Click on each balloon for more information on individual patients infected: blue, patients ...




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