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  1. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    H7N9 bird flu has 'unusual' ability to resist antiviral drug Tamiflu: study

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Emily Tsang, Reuters

    ... Emily Tsang and Reuters H7N9 'unusually' resistant to antiviral drug: study A new US study has found that the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu has an "unusual" ability ... in the H7N9 strain of bird flu to be highly resistant to the drug while still sustaining its ability to infect human cells in a laboratory dish. The results came as two patients who contracted H7N9 ...

  2. News - China - NETHERLANDS

    New China H7N9 strain gives kick to mutant bird flu research

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 06:13pm by Reuters

    ... into the wrong hands. But with China braced for scores more cases of a deadly new strain of H7N9 bird flu, Ron Fouchier and Ab Osterhaus say the benefits of this gene mutation research far outweigh ... a lethal flu pandemic, they say. That could be with well-timed new vaccines or other therapies tuned to the pandemic strain’s genes. “We’re bracing for what’s going to happen next. If H7N9 becomes ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Scientists envision a possible new epidemic wave of bird flu

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 11:58am by Reuters, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... re-emerged in winter 2013" and "indicates a possible risk of a larger outbreak of H7N9 this winter", according to mainland and Hong Kong researchers writing in the online journal Euro surveillance. Professor Benjamin John Cowling, who heads the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Hong Kong, said that in this new H7N9 case the virus was very similar ...

  4. News - World - MEDICINE

    US scientists report breakthrough over bird flu vaccine

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York US scientists say trials on volunteers were positive and vaccine could work against H7N9 strain, which emerged in China last winter Bird flu vaccine closer to reality ... we had none." The H7N9 strain of avian flu emerged in China last winter, causing 45 deaths in 137 confirmed cases this year up until late October, according to the World Health ...

  5. News - China

    H7N9 bird flu appears contained, UN health experts say

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva International experts praise China's efforts, but note outbreak has cost economy US$6.5b New bird flu appears contained, UN says The H7N9 virus appears to have been ... million) to support healthy development of the poultry industry, Li said. "In view of the present situation, H7N9 is preventable and controllable," she said. "There has been ...



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