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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1378426/h7n9-bird-flu-has-unusual-ability-resist-antiviral-drug-tamiflu-study
  2. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Shanghai doctor, 31, becomes first medical professional to die from H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:51am by Daniel Ren, LO WEI

    ... Daniel Ren and Lo Wei Death raises fears of possible person-to-person transmission as source of virus not yet found Shanghai doctor dies from H7N9 infection A surgeon in Shanghai has become the first health care worker killed by the H7N9 bird flu, raising fears that the virus can spread from person to person. Zhang Xiaodong, 31-year-old thoracic surgeon at the Shanghai Pudong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1409961/shanghai-doctor-31-becomes-first-medical-professional-die-h7n9-bird-flu
  3. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Man rushed to hospital from border has H7N9

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 07:11pm by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang

    ... Ada Lee and Emily Tsang Man rushed to hospital from border has H7N9 A 65-year-old man who crossed into the city from the mainland has been confirmed to have the potentially fatal H7N9 bird flu virus- taking the number of cases in Hong Kong to eight, all of them contracted across the border. It comes just hours after Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said that an H7N9 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1464820/h7n9-bird-flu-vaccine-can-be-ready-end-year-says-health-minister
  4. News - China - BIRD FLU

    China reports three new H7N9 bird flu deaths, toll hits 25

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Three Chinese people have died of the H7N9 bird flu, the state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday, adding to a spike in cases this year. Two men, aged 76 ... human H7N9 cases, including 25 deaths, according to a tally of reports by local authorities. By comparison last year there were 144 infections and 46 deaths, according to official figures. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420740/china-reports-three-new-h7n9-bird-flu-deaths
  5. 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
  6. News - China - BIRD FLU

    H7N9 bird flu strain is at peak: Chinese official

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 05:05pm by Vanessa Piao

    ... Vanessa Piao vanessa.piao@scmp.com A senior Chinese disease control official has warned the H7N9 strain of bird flu had peaked again since last December following three recently reported ... five to seven newly confirmed human H7N9 cases each day. Both the Chinese disease control authority and the World Health Organisation expect the number to be on the rise, the Beijing newspaper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1410369/h7n9-bird-flu-strain-peak-chinese-official
  7. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Shenzhen poultry markets shut down amid H7N9 bird flu fears

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 11:42pm by Emily Tsang, He Huifeng, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Emily Tsang, He Huifeng and Ng Kang-chung Deadly bird flu strain had been found at both premises in Shenzhen Poultry markets shut down amid H7N9 fears Health authorities ordered the closure yesterday of two Shenzhen wet markets where the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu was detected. The wet markets are in the border city's Longgang district. Today all poultry markets ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1379381/shenzhen-poultry-markets-shut-down-amid-h7n9-bird-flu-fears
  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Death toll hits 16 in China bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 02:18am by AFP

    ... H7N9 bird flu has claimed two more lives in Shanghai, Chinese state media said, bringing the death toll from the disease to 16. China has confirmed 77 human cases of H7N9 avian influenza ... H7N9 cases between 6pm on Monday and 8pm on Tuesday, Xinhua said, with two more deaths reported in Shanghai. A total of 30 cases, including 11 ending in death, have now been reported ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216431/eight-new-china-bird-flu-victims-critical-condition
  9. News - China - BIRD FLU

    100 human H7N9 bird flu infections 'undetected'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI and Daniel Ren

    ... About 100 human H7N9 bird flu cases are estimated to have gone undetected on the mainland, according to university researchers who based the projection on people's rate of exposure ... Public Health Research Centre. Of just over 100 confirmed H7N9 cases, almost all were detected when patients were admitted to hospital. Twenty have died and 12 have recovered. Despite ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1221018/100-human-h7n9-bird-flu-infections-undetected
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1223970/h7n9-bird-flu-spreads-southern-china

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