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  1. Bird flu

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... Margaret Cheng While our attention has been focused on the tsunami disaster, bird flu has been spreading in Vietnam. Between December and last week, seven people have died of the disease ... year: the bird flu arriving with the cooler weather, wiping out poultry flocks, infecting some people then burning out or hiding in some North American wild ducks, only to return next winter? Dr ...

  2. Talking turkey

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... Margaret Cheng Make the most of your turkey feast this year, because if the direst predictions about bird flu and what it's doing to our bird life and domestic poultry come true, ... International Alumni. 'You don't need a human to wipe out the planet- bird flu can do it,' said Professor Kennedy Shortridge, retired professor of microbiology at the University of Hong ...

  3. Watch out for these killers

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... to be sparked by the bird flu in Asia- something we also know plenty about in Hong Kong. Pharmaceutical companies, particularly in Europe have shown minimal interest in spending money on developing ...

  4. Flu Factor

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... the number of cases (or possible cases) shoot up. Adding to the worries is the continuing rise of bird flu in Vietnam and its appearance in Cambodia. The number of flu cases this year is a great deal higher than last year and we're seeing more types, as well, suggesting conditions are just the type that the flu likes. According to the Centre for Health Protection, there are two types ...



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