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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Step up bird flu tests on chickens, Hong Kong health expert urges

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Mimi Lau

    ... for H7N9 bird flu on locally raised chickens be stepped up, with its experts seeing a rising risk of human infection. Blood tests for H5 bird flu are conducted on locally raised chickens ... animals to humans. This came as a 58-year-old porter became the third patient in Fujian to be diagnosed with the H7N9 virus yesterday. The man, from Cangshan district in Fuzhou , was admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1227144/step-bird-flu-tests-hong-kong-raised-chickens-government-advisers-say
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Nanjing chicken vendors shocked by sudden closure of stalls over bird flu

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by DANIEL REN AND HE HUIFENG

    ... the H7N9 flu outbreak began. "Look at the 1,800 chickens I have here. They almost cost 40,000 yuan [HK$49,500]," she said. Another chicken vendor said he would relocate to Hebei province ... our favourite food, chicken." Shanghai government spokesman Xu Wei said city officials would publish guidelines on vendors' compensation. View H7N9 map in a larger map Click on each ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1208817/nanjing-chicken-vendors-shocked-sudden-closure-stalls-over-bird-flu
  3. News - China

    Shanghai stops poultry trade on bird flu fears

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 11:54am by Agence France Presse in Shanghai

    ... Agence France Presse in Shanghai Shanghai’s live poultry markets were shut on Saturday after authorities banned trading in birds to prevent the spread of H7N9 bird flu, which has killed six people in China. The commercial hub has had six of the country’s 16 confirmed cases of the H7N9 strain, found in humans for the first time, with four deaths. The other two fatalities have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1208397/shanghai-stops-poultry-trade-bird-flu-fears
  4. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Stop mainland China chicken imports, says Hong Kong vet

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... poultry from the mainland to cut the risk of the deadly H7N9 bird flu entering Hong Kong, said the government's former top vet who is a specialist in epidemics. Howard Wong Kai-hay, who ... of H7N9 saw a new quick test introduced on 3 per cent of imported birds at the border on April 11. The government has said all birds will be culled and imports suspended if there is a positive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220099/stop-mainland-china-chicken-imports-says-expert

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