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  1. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen makes a half-hearted start to trial ban on live poultry

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:44am by He Huifeng

    ... The ban will also cover the Luohu, Yantian and Nanshan districts but no dates have been set for this. According to the provincial health department, there have been 109 cases of H7N9 bird flu ... after Zhong Nanshan, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a leading figure during the Sars epidemic in 2003, said the key to containing H7N9 was controlling live poultry markets. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangdong slow to apply lessons learnt on bird flu

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 04:39am by Ivan Zhai

    ... case of the H7N9 bird flu virus since August. That's not counting the Hongkongers, including an 80-year-old man who died on Thursday. The markets will close for a day before New ... containment measures stop the spread of H7N9 in the province? No one can say for sure, but their measures fall short of what Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing did in similar circumstances. Beijing has ...

  3. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangzhou's Sars memorial should be a monument to truth

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... with H7N9 bird flu cases, there is a move afoot in the Pearl River Delta to build a monument to mark the 10th anniversary of the battle against the Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) outbreak. ... of the epidemic 10 years ago could also be a reminder for officials in other places who are still accustomed to covering up all the negative news. Even with the H7N9 bird flu cases, some officials, ...



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