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  1. 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
  2. News - Asia - BIRD FLU

    South Korea culls 2pc of poultry to curb fears of H5N8 bird flu outbreak

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:37pm by Reuters in Seoul

    ... Reuters in Seoul An outbreak of H5N8 bird flu has driven the authorities in South Korea to cull poultry, prompting fears among consumers and a decline in sales South Korea has culled 2 per cent of its poultry population of 160 million to rein in the spread of bird flu, which is affecting an increasing number of farms, although there has been no human case, farm ministry officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1422048/south-korea-culls-2-cent-poultry-curb-fears-h5n8-bird-flu-outbreak
  3. News - China - BIRD FLU

    China reports three new H7N9 bird flu deaths, toll hits 25

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Three Chinese people have died of the H7N9 bird flu, the state news agency Xinhua said on Tuesday, adding to a spike in cases this year. Two men, aged 76 ... and their daughter contracted the H7N9 bird flu eastern Zhejiang, China’s worst-hit province, Xinhua reported at the time. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420740/china-reports-three-new-h7n9-bird-flu-deaths
  4. News - Asia - BIRD FLU

    Japan ramps up defences as fears of H7N9 grow

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Introduction of emergency legislation brought forward amid raft of public health measures The Japanese government has instituted a series of measures designed to keep at bay the H7N9 bird flu sweeping through China, while pharmaceutical companies are making plans to deal with an outbreak in the event the disease beats defences at airports and ports. "We are trying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1211757/japan-ramps-defences-fears-h7n9-grow
  5. News - China - BIRD FLU

    H7N9 bird flu strain is at peak: Chinese official

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 05:05pm by Vanessa Piao

    ... Vanessa Piao vanessa.piao@scmp.com A senior Chinese disease control official has warned the H7N9 strain of bird flu had peaked again since last December following three recently reported ... concerns over a more dangerous strain of flu in the recent outbreak and said the virus had not undergone major mutations and remained sensitive to current medication, the newspaper reported. Two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1410369/h7n9-bird-flu-strain-peak-chinese-official
  6. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Shanghai doctor, 31, becomes first medical professional to die from H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:51am by Daniel Ren, LO WEI

    ... become the first health care worker killed by the H7N9 bird flu, raising fears that the virus can spread from person to person. Zhang Xiaodong, 31-year-old thoracic surgeon at the Shanghai Pudong ... Planning said. "If the diagnosis is confirmed and no [bird] exposure history is elicited, this does point slightly more to the possibility that H7N9 may be more transmissible between humans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1409961/shanghai-doctor-31-becomes-first-medical-professional-die-h7n9-bird-flu
  7. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Death toll hits 16 in China bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 02:18am by AFP

    ... H7N9 bird flu has claimed two more lives in Shanghai, Chinese state media said, bringing the death toll from the disease to 16. China has confirmed 77 human cases of H7N9 avian influenza ... in Shanghai, said Xinhua. Eight of the people reported on Tuesday to have contracted H7N9 bird flu were said to be in critical condition. Three of these were in Jiangsu, according to Xinhua, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216431/eight-new-china-bird-flu-victims-critical-condition
  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    China death toll hits 10 in H7N9 bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 08:25pm by AFP

    ... The death toll from H7N9 bird flu in China reached 10 on Thursday with another victim in Shanghai, as cities banned people from raising chickens at home to try to contain the outbreak. ... There are signs the H7N9 bird flu outbreak is hurting business in some sectors, including restaurants. US fast food giant KFC, already hit by an earlier scandal in China over antibiotics in chicken, saw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212419/death-toll-hits-10-h7n9-bird-flu-outbreak
  9. News - World - BIRD FLU

    Ducks slaughtered after bird flu found at German farm

    Posted Feb 16th 2013, 08:51pm by Associated Press in Berlin

    ... Associated Press in Berlin  About 14,000 ducks at a German farm were being slaughtered on Saturday following a bird flu outbreak. A federal labouratory confirmed the H5N1 virus ... they are and report any symptoms. The H5N1 virus normally spreads between sick poultry, but it can sometimes spread from poultry to humans. Bird flu has killed 367 people worldwide since surfacing in 2003, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1151885/ducks-slaughtered-after-bird-flu-found-german-farm
  10. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    H7N9 bird flu has 'unusual' ability to resist antiviral drug Tamiflu: study

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Emily Tsang, Reuters

    ... Emily Tsang and Reuters H7N9 'unusually' resistant to antiviral drug: study A new US study has found that the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu has an "unusual" ability ... in the H7N9 strain of bird flu to be highly resistant to the drug while still sustaining its ability to infect human cells in a laboratory dish. The results came as two patients who contracted H7N9 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1378426/h7n9-bird-flu-has-unusual-ability-resist-antiviral-drug-tamiflu-study

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