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  1. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Two more cases of human bird flu in China

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 09:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China reported two human cases of bird flu in the southwestern city of Guiyang on Sunday, with both patients in a critical condition, the official Xinhua news agency said. A 21-year-old woman and 31-year-old man tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus on Sunday after developing symptoms on February 2 and February 3 respectively, Xinhua said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1147832/two-more-cases-human-bird-flu-china
  2. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Woman with H7N9 bird flu dies in Beijing, bringing fatalities to 45

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 01:09pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A Chinese woman infected with the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus died of multiple organ failure, a Beijing hospital said, bringing the total fatalities from the disease to 45. The 61-year-old tested positive for the virus on July 20 after she fell ill in Hebei province in northern China. She was taken to Beijing’s Chaoyang Hospital for treatment and died ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296324/woman-h7n9-bird-flu-dies-beijing-bringing-fatalities-45
  3. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Guangdong case of H7N9 bird flu is confirmed as Hong Kong remains alert

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 02:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The case of an infected poultry worker in Guangdong is the first in the province A poultry worker was confirmed as having contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, health officials said, the first case in the southern Guangdong province as nearby Hong Kong remained on alert. The 51-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1295902/guangdong-case-h7n9-bird-flu-confirmed-hong-kong-remains-alert
  4. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu ‘devastates’ poultry business

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai China’s deadly bird flu outbreak has dealt a “devastating” blow to the nation’s poultry sector, an industry group said on Tuesday, with sales reportedly ... the infection is passing from birds to humans. “The impact is extremely big. It’s really a devastating blow to the market for broilers,” said Qiu Baoqin, vice-secretary general of China’s National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1210652/china-bird-flu-devastates-poultry-business
  5. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    'Intense' farming in China's developed areas blamed in bird flu risk

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai A state-backed Chinese newspaper on Sunday blamed “intense” farming methods for heightening the risk of deadly diseases such as H7N9 bird flu crossing from ... residents, while Hangzhou culled birds after discovering infected quail. Chinese authorities maintain there is no evidence of human-to-human transmission for the H7N9 cases, a conclusion echoed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209092/intense-farming-chinas-developed-areas-blamed-bird-flu-risk
  6. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu not spreading between people, says WHO

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 11:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing There is no proof that the H7N9 bird flu virus is being transmitted between people in China, the World Health Organisation said on Monday, despite several members of a family falling ill in Shanghai. China announced just over a week ago that the virus had been found in humans for the first time, and the number of confirmed cases has since risen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209831/china-bird-flu-not-spreading-between-people-says-who
  7. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Three new cases bring China's H7N9 tally to 21, with 6 dead

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, He Huifeng

    ... developed signs of flu but laboratory test for H7N9 were negative. Local media reported the culling of more than 98,000 poultry and a ban on public contact with pigeons. The city's Association ... Shanghai authorities moved pigeons from several open areas, including People's Square and Century Park. Walk-in aviaries in Shanghai zoos were closed and animal shows involving birds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1209502/three-new-cases-bring-chinas-h7n9-tally-21-6-dead
  8. Lifestyle - Technology - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Disease research lab mishaps rattle scientists and regulators

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 03:47am by GUARDIAN

    ... strain of bird flu to scientists at the US Department of Agriculture. To the agricultural team's alarm, every chicken they infected with the virus died. It was only after 21 birds had succumbed that they discovered why: the CDC samples had been contaminated with a strain of highly lethal H5N1 bird flu. Natural outbreaks of the virus have killed hundreds of people in Asia. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1559904/disease-research-lab-mishaps-rattle-scientists-and-regulators
  9. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Faster test to detect H7N9 virus in Hong Kong chicken

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:07pm by Emily Tsang

    ... The mainland has culled more than 98,000 poultry and instituted a ban on public contact with pigeons, local media reported. Twenty-one cases of the avian flu have been reported, and six of the victims have died. On Monday, a spokesman for the World Health Organisation said in Beijing that there is no proof the new strain of bird flu is being transmitted between people, despite several ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1209839/faster-test-detect-h7n9-virus-hong-kong-chicken
  10. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    New York declares flu emergency

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 03:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York New York’s governor has declared a health emergency over a flu epidemic that has hit more than 19,000 people, and in an exceptional measure cleared ... that allows New York pharmacists to administer flu vaccines only to patients 18 or older. His statement on Saturday came amid a nationwide epidemic expected to last several weeks. “We are experiencing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1127065/new-york-declares-flu-emergency

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