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  1. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Beijing H7N9 bird flu victim leaves hospital

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 08:10am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A seven-year-old girl who contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu left hospital on Wednesday and appeared before media in an apparent bid by health ... seven days of treatment combining Western and Chinese medicine. China has confirmed a total of 82 human cases of H7N9 avian influenza since announcing about two weeks ago that it had found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1217201/beijing-h7n9-bird-flu-victim-leaves-hospital
  2. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China reports another H7N9 death as WHO calls flu 'one of the most lethal'

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 08:53am by AFP, Emily Tsang

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing and Emily Tsang The death toll from the H7N9 bird flu virus has risen to 27, state media said yesterday after a man died in Hunan province. Neighbouring ... to trigger a pandemic. The World Health Organisation has said there is no evidence of human-to-human transmission but warned that H7N9 is one of the most lethal viruses. View H7N9 map in a larger map ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1228148/china-reports-another-h7n9-death-who-calls-flu-one-most-lethal
  3. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Three new cases bring China's H7N9 tally to 21, with 6 dead

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, He Huifeng

    ... Zhuang Pinghui, He Huifeng in Hangzhou and Lo Wei Declare any infectious illness within two hours, schools told, and fanciers must not fly pigeons Stepped-up fight against H7N9 as 3 more infected The mainland reported three more cases of H7N9 yesterday- two in Shanghai and one in Anhui- amid heightened measures to contain the spread of the deadly virus. The cases in Shanghai were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209502/three-new-cases-bring-chinas-h7n9-tally-21-6-dead
  4. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Faster test to detect H7N9 virus in Hong Kong chicken

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:07pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang A new test for the H7N9 virus on all live chicken sold in Hong Kong will be introduced this week, the health minister said on Monday morning. The test, which could come ... being sold to consumers, he said. "We have to make sure that chicken sickened by H7N9 will not be sold,” said Ko. “Once we find any chicken infected with H7N9, we will start culling.” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1209839/faster-test-detect-h7n9-virus-hong-kong-chicken
  5. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Guangdong case of H7N9 bird flu is confirmed as Hong Kong remains alert

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 02:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The case of an infected poultry worker in Guangdong is the first in the province A poultry worker was confirmed as having contracted the deadly H7N9 bird ... by officials across China to halt the spread of the disease. Cases of H7N9 have dropped significantly in recent weeks. View H7N9 map in a larger map Click on each balloon for more information ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1295902/guangdong-case-h7n9-bird-flu-confirmed-hong-kong-remains-alert
  6. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Woman with H7N9 bird flu dies in Beijing, bringing fatalities to 45

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 01:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A Chinese woman infected with the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus died of multiple organ failure, a Beijing hospital said, bringing the total fatalities from ... transmissibility remained “limited and non-sustainable”. Cases of H7N9 have dropped significantly in recent months. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296324/woman-h7n9-bird-flu-dies-beijing-bringing-fatalities-45
  7. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    18 reported dead from China bird flu

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 03:40pm by AFP

    ... there is no evidence so far of human-to-human transmission. A 69-year-old man surnamed Xu is the most recent person to die from the H7N9 virus, China’s official news-agency Xinhua said on its website ... on Saturday that there was “no evidence of ongoing human-to-human transmission”. The Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention had earlier said 40 per cent of patients with H7N9 had not come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1219858/18-reported-dead-china-bird-flu
  8. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu ‘devastates’ poultry business

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:27pm by AFP

    ... plunging amid concerns over food safety. Chinese authorities say they do not know how the H7N9 avian influenza – which has killed seven people and sickened 24 – is spreading, though it is believed ... earlier at the city’s largest agricultural market, the state-backed China News Service reported. Human H7N9 infections have so far been confined to China’s developed eastern region. Shanghai has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1210652/china-bird-flu-devastates-poultry-business
  9. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    'Intense' farming in China's developed areas blamed in bird flu risk

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai A state-backed Chinese newspaper on Sunday blamed “intense” farming methods for heightening the risk of deadly diseases such as H7N9 bird flu crossing from ... residents, while Hangzhou culled birds after discovering infected quail. Chinese authorities maintain there is no evidence of human-to-human transmission for the H7N9 cases, a conclusion echoed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209092/intense-farming-chinas-developed-areas-blamed-bird-flu-risk
  10. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu devastates Shanghai family

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai The virus has already killed her mother, and Kelly Gu’s father lies critically ill with H7N9 bird flu in a Shanghai hospital bed – the only couple both ... of empathy for victims and their kin. The H7N9 strain of bird flu has sickened 130 people in mainland China and killed 35 of them, according to the latest available national figures. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1238828/china-bird-flu-devastates-shanghai-family

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