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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Clinics visited by H7N9 bird flu patient will remain open

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 02:02pm by Emily Tsang and Candy Chan

    ... Emily Tsang and Candy Chan Staff and patients will be observed, as campsite in Sai Kung is turned into quarantine centre Clinics visited by H7N9 patient to remain open Two private clinics in Tuen Mun remained open yesterday after they were identified as having treated an Indonesian domestic helper later diagnosed to be infected with the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu. The two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1372760/clinics-visited-h7n9-bird-flu-patient-will-remain-open
  2. 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
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    First H7N9 found on Chinese poultry farm

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter First H7N9 found on mainland poultry farm Mainland authorities have discovered H7N9 on a Guangdong poultry farm, just two weeks after the agriculture minister noted that the country's farms had so far been free from the deadly bird flu strain. Xinhua reported last night that Guangdong provincial agriculture authorities had confirmed finding traces of H7N9 in chicken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1453598/first-h7n9-found-chinese-poultry-farm
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangzhou begins trial ban of live poultry sales after H7N9 wet market tests

    Posted May 05th 2014, 11:19pm by Mimi Lau, LO WEI

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou and Lo Wei Guangzhou begins live poultry ban Guangzhou suspended sales of live poultry at nearly a third of its wet markets yesterday as it began a four-month pilot scheme. The move was instigated after stalls in 60 per cent of the city's wet markets tested positive for the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus at the end of last month. Upon conclusion of the trial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505389/guangzhou-begins-trial-ban-live-poultry
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Expect more human H7N9 bird flu cases if live poultry sales continue, Chinese officials warn

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:19am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Cases still sporadic, but common infection factor remains human exposure to birds at markets H7N9 cases to rise if live sales stay, officials say The number of human infections of the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu should be expected to rise if the live poultry trade continues, mainland officials have warned. Mainland health authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1425639/expect-more-human-h7n9-bird-flu-cases-if-live-poultry-sales-continue
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU team hail H7N9 flu vaccine 'breakthrough'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Emily Tsang

    ... researchers have developed a vaccine that may be the first in the world to offer a shield against many influenza viruses- including the deadly H7N9 bird flu strain- in one simple shot. The HKU team ... concern," HKU said in a statement. "This vaccine provides a promising strategy for universal protection against new and emerging influenza viruses." The H7N9 strain of bird flu first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1462724/hku-team-hail-h7n9-flu-vaccine-breakthrough
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Flu toll rises amid concerns H7N9 has resistance to Tamiflu, Relenza

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

    ... The H7N9 bird flu virus claimed another life yesterday and five more people were confirmed to have contracted it. That brings to 38 the number of cases confirmed by mainland authorities ... was diagnosed with pneumonia on Tuesday, confirmed to be infected with H7N9 on Wednesday and died yesterday, Shanghai authorities said. An 83-year-old woman and 68-year-old man were also being treated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212541/toll-rises-amid-concerns-h7n9-has-some-resistance-tamiflu-relenza
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Fourth case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China in 3 weeks

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:06am by Zhuang Pinghui, Thomas Chan

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Thomas Chan Zhejiang woman critical as scientists say it is too early to predict whether major outbreak is likely Fourth case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in 3 weeks A new human case of H7N9 bird flu has been confirmed in Zhejiang province, the fourth on the mainland in three weeks, but scientists said it was too early to know whether they represented a major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1349382/fourth-case-h7n9-bird-flu-confirmed-china-3-weeks
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bird flu threat has eased, says health chief

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 04:48am by LO WEI

    ... to "alert" as the H7N9 bird flu outbreak has eased. The serious level- second on a three-level scale of which the top rank is "emergency"- had been in place since December when the first human infection was confirmed in Hong Kong. Since then, Hong Kong has had 10 H7N9 cases, all resulting from infection on the mainland. "Since April 13 this year, Hong Kong has recorded ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1530983/bird-flu-threat-has-eased-says-health-chief
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Police called after family defies H7N9 quarantine order

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 03:15am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Man tries to lead wife and son out of hospital despite isolation order, but is discovered in time Police called after family defies H7N9 quarantine ... 50, and his wife were to be confined to one room, while their son, who was being treated for flu, would be confined in another room. All three had tested negative for H7N9 but the hospital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1442074/police-called-after-family-defies-h7n9-quarantine-order

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