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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    H7N9 is most adapted bird flu for human-to-human transmission, say experts

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Researchers say interventions have curbed the virus, but it may rebound in winter The new H7N9 virus that has emerged on the mainland in recent months is more likely to be transmissible ... authorities and international influenza experts spent a week in Beijing and Shanghai in April. There were 132 cases of H7N9 human infections reported from February to May, a much higher rate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1273364/h7n9-most-adapted-bird-flu-human-human-transmission-say-experts
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health chief says it's possible more Hongkongers have H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 12:18pm by Emily Tsang

    ... did not out the possibility that more Hongkongers might be have the deadly H7N9 virus after a Hong Kong patient came down with the avian flu following a mainland trip. The patient, ... that the patient with H7N9 was already suffering from long-term illness and required regular hemodialysis, a process for cleansing the blood of toxins. Ko said experts have warned that the virus could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401379/health-chief-says-its-possible-more-hongkongers-have-h7n9-bird-flu
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Hong Kong and Guangdong each confirm a new case of H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:26am by He Huifeng, Emily Tsang, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... He Huifeng, Emily Tsang and Samuel Chan HK, Guangdong report H7N9 cases Guangdong and Hong Kong yesterday each confirmed a new case of H7N9 bird flu as Hong Kong government called ... accurate H7N9 plasma test on poultry. Despite weeks of discussion, no timeframe was given by the mainland authorities to replace their less-sensitive test. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1400998/hong-kong-and-guangdong-each-confirm-new-case-h7n9-bird-flu
  4. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    China's 2014 bird flu death toll rises to nearly 100

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 02:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Almost 100 people in China have died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined ... the data showed earlier this week, giving a total of 250 cases. Last year China recorded 46 deaths and 144 cases in the H7N9 outbreak, which started early in 2013 and returned in the autumn. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1475936/chinas-2014-bird-flu-death-toll-rises-nearly-100
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    H7N9 bird flu leads to second death in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 04:48am by Emily Tsang and Danny Mok

    ... Emily Tsang and Danny Mok H7N9 bird flu causes second death in HK A second person has died in the city after being infected with H7N9 bird flu. The 65-year-old Hong Kong man died yesterday in Queen Mary Hospital. He was the third person in Hong Kong to have become infected with the virus since last month. All are believed to have contracted the disease in Shenzhen. The most recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1405030/h7n9-bird-flu-leads-second-death-hong-kong
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    80-year-old becomes first victim of H7N9 bird flu to die in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Bird-flu victim dies in Hong Kong An 80-year-old man yesterday became the first person infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu to die in Hong Kong. ... leading scientist said the bird flu virus was more likely to cause complications in a patient with pre-existing conditions. He was the second patient in Hong Kong confirmed to have H7N9 bird flu. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1390535/80-year-old-becomes-first-victim-h7n9-bird-flu-die-hong-kong
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Second new H7N9 case in 2 days hits Guangdong

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 09:55pm by Danny Mok, LO WEI, Adrian Wan

    ... Danny Mok, Lo Wei and Adrian Wan Second new H7N9 case in 2 days hits Guangdong A 65-year-old mainland woman was in critical condition after being diagnosed with the deadly H7N9 bird flu ... as consumers steered clear of buying live birds. They feared that the build-up of birds could in turn heighten the risk of H7N9 infections. The latest person to test positive to H7N9 in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1382759/guangdong-confirms-fourth-case-h7n9-bird-flu
  8. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    Guangzhou closes poultry markets to stop bird flu

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:05am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing The major city of Guangzhou in southern China has closed its live poultry markets for two weeks as part of efforts to halt the spread of bird flu. The city government says the closure takes effect on Saturday and lasts through Feb. 28. China has suffered at least 32 deaths from the H7N9 flu strathis year, according to the government’s Xinhua News ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1428341/guangzhou-closes-poultry-markets-stop-bird-flu
  9. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Poultry farms may be H7N9 source, study finds

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A joint study by the World Health Organisation and the central government said poultry farms might be the source of the H7N9 virus that has killed 21 people. The study, compiled after a week-long field assessment of the influenza by a panel of experts commissioned by the WHO, was publicised by the National Health and Family Planning Commission yesterday. The report said H7N9 had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1240896/poultry-farms-may-be-h7n9-source-study-finds
  10. News - China

    Two more H7N9 bird flu cases linked to Shenzhen's Longgang district

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:06am by He Huifeng, Emily Tsang

    ... He Huifeng and Emily Tsang Two more flu cases linked to Longgang Three patients who have contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu had visited the Longgang district of Shenzhen, including ... found the H7N9 virus on December 11. A second patient, a 39-year-old man from Dongguan, commuted to the district. The pair follow Tri Mawarti, a domestic helper who was the first person in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1386217/two-more-h7n9-bird-flu-cases-linked-shenzhens-longgang-district

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