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  1. 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
  2. News - China

    China reports year’s second fatal case of bird flu

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

    ... 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. ... to trigger a pandemic. More than 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1156955/china-reports-years-second-fatal-case-bird-flu
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong

    Guangzhou halts exports from poultry farm to HK after bird flu found nearby

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Guangzhou halts exports from poultry farm to HK Exports from a Guangzhou poultry farm have been suspended after the bird flu virus was found in a nearby ... registered farms and pass the test for bird flu before being exported. Since April 11, samples of the mainland's live poultry also undergo H7 tests at the Man Kam To Animal Inspection Station ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1239390/guangzhou-halts-exports-poultry-farm-hk-after-bird-flu-found-nearby
  7. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Six-year-old Cambodian girl dies from bird flu

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Phnom Penh A six-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, bringing the country’s toll from the deadly virus to nine so far this year, the World Health ... in deaths this year. The virus has killed some 376 people worldwide since a major outbreak in 2003, according to WHO statistics. It typically spreads from birds to humans through direct contact. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1274099/six-year-old-cambodian-girl-dies-bird-flu
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Bird flu fears ease as alert lifted in Shanghai

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Staff Reporter Bird flu fears ease as alert lifted in Shanghai Shanghai lifted its flu epidemic alert yesterday, with the municipal government saying that no new human cases of H7N9 bird flu had been recorded for three weeks. An assessment by a panel of specialists from the city's health authorities suggested the virus appeared to be under control, with the growth in new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1235050/bird-flu-alert-lifted-shanghai
  9. News - China

    Guiyang woman dies of bird flu in hospital

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 03:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A woman in southwestern China died of bird flu on Wednesday, state media said, a rare case in the country of a fatality from the H5N1 virus since a major ... who developed signs of the virus around the same time, was reported over the weekend to be in critical condition. More than 365 people have died of bird flu globally since a 2003 outbreak, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1149421/21-year-old-woman-dies-bird-flu-guiyang-china
  10. News - Asia

    Briefs, January 26, 2013

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... to fighting between North and South Vietnam. AFP   Two Cambodians die after catching bird flu PHNOM PENH- Two Cambodians died after contracting bird flu from infected chickens, the World Health Organisation said. Tests on the victims- a 15-year-old girl and a 35-year-old man who died this week- confirmed they had contracted the H5N1 strain of bird flu. The virus is known to have killed 362 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1136238/briefs-january-26-2013

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