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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    Rhythm & Xues: The dream that powered unlikely venue

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by THOMAS BIRD

    ... Thomas Bird Driven by a passion to fulfil his father's dream- and to strike a blow for culture - entrepreneur Simone Xue has restored a Zhuhai temple complex to its former glory. Today, it is the unlikely venue for, among other things, an international jazz festival, writes Thomas Bird Rhythm & Xues Beishan's Zheng Road is anything but idyllic. It may be the main ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1312213/rhythm-xues-dream-powered-unlikely-venue
  2. HEALTH

    Mainland poultry could be allowed into market before results of bird-flu tests

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 08:19pm

    ... Mainland birds could be allowed into Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market while awaiting bird flu tests under new contingency plan. Live poultry from the mainland would be allowed back in the Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market before the results of their bird-flu tests were known, under a new government plan. If any were to test positive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1434241/mainland-poultry-could-be-allowed-market-results-bird-flu-tests
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    More powerful test on chickens to boost defence against bird flu

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 11:39am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Starting from Friday, the government will test live poultry imports with a more sensitive plasma test as threats of the deadly H7 bird flu virus loom ... for me to say that we would not detect anything at all.” The new plasma test will replace a gene test introduced in April last year after an H7N9 bird flu outbreak on the mainland. The gene test ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1411629/more-powerful-test-chickens-boost-defence-against-bird-flu
  4. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    China's 2014 bird flu death toll rises to nearly 100

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 02:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Almost 100 people in China have died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined in March, government figures showed. A total of 24 people died from the disease in March, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said in monthly figures for infectious disease, down from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1475936/chinas-2014-bird-flu-death-toll-rises-nearly-100
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Tokyo 112,000 chickens destroyed after bird flu outbreak Japanese officials ordered the slaughter of about 112,000 chickens at two poultry farms after confirming the nation's first case of bird flu for three years. DNA tests have revealed the H5strain of the virus at a farm with 56,000 birds in Kumamoto prefecture, on the southern island of Kyushu, after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1481263/112000-chickens-destroyed-after-bird-flu-outbreak
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... You could call this about as close to a cure, if not a cure, that we've seen US virologist Dr Anthony Fauci on a new HIV treatment from a team led by HKU's Professor Chen Zhiwei   Bird flu has become a Chinese problem with global implications Taiwan-based epidemiologist Professor King Chwan-chuen   [The leak] puts the American people at risk. And trying to determine who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1238489/who-said-it
  7. News - China

    China reports year’s second fatal case of bird flu

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 01:45pm by Agence France Presse in Beijing

    ... A man in southwestern China has died of bird flu, health authorities said on Saturday, becoming the second fatality from the H5N1 virus this year. The 31-year-old died in hospital ... 365 people have died of bird flu globally since the virus re-emerged in 2003, according to the World Health Organisation. Its figures show that China saw 25 deadly cases of the virus between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1156955/china-reports-years-second-fatal-case-bird-flu
  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Elderly man dies of bird flu in Zhejiang, raising China death toll to 22

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:25am by Reuters and AFP

    ... Reuters in Beijing An elderly man in eastern China died of bird flu on Tuesday, bringing the death toll from a strain that recently emerged in humans to 22, a provincial health agency ... with poultry, but he said it appeared human-to-human transmission was rare. Some bird samples have tested positive and China has culled thousands of birds and shut down some live poultry markets. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1221816/china-bird-flu-death-toll-rises-22
  9. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    China bird flu deaths reach 72 this year, says government

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 01:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai A total of 72 people died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in China in the first two months of this year, government figures showed, far more than ... of people with symptoms associated with the virus. Last week Hong Kong confirmed its sixth case of H7N9 bird flu, and the special administrative region of China has banned live poultry imports from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1445211/china-bird-flu-deaths-reach-72-year-says-government
  10. 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

    ... 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 ... Commission, said experts had estimated mainland China would continue to show cases of human infection of H7N9 bird flu, but surveillance had found that transmission was still from poultry to humans ...

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

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