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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    China halts poultry trading after new H7N9 bird flu cases

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:12pm by Associated Press

    ... authorities in eastern Jiangxi province confirmed a second human case of H10N8, a new strain of bird flu known to affect humans. They said the 55-year-old woman was in critical condition. The first ... Associated Press in Beijing Authorities in eastern China announced a ban on Tuesday on live poultry sales following a spike in the number of people infected with the H7N9 strain of bird ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1415642/china-halts-poultry-trading-after-new-h7n9-bird-flu-cases
  2. News - China

    Family cluster of bird flu cases brings China’s total H7N9 infections to 110

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 01:07pm by Li Jing

    ... Li Jing jing.li@scmp.com A family cluster of H7N9 bird flu cases has been reported in Zhejiang where both parents and their daughter contracted the disease, bringing mainland China’s total number of the confirmed cases this month to 110, Xinhua News Agency reported. An official with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention told Legal Evening News on Tuesday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1416539/family-cluster-bird-flu-cases-brings-chinas-total-h7n9-infections-110
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing ‘downgrades’ H7N9 bird flu description as new cases spike

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:22pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China has reportedly downgraded H7N9 bird flu in humans, dropping its description as “infectious” in new guidelines on how to deal with the disease, even ... fears that a bird flu virus could mutate to become easily transmissible between people, potentially triggering a pandemic. The guidelines come as human cases undergo a seasonal spike, with 95 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1414939/beijing-downgrades-h7n9-bird-flu-description-new-cases-spike
  4. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... the H7N9 strain of bird flu rose to three yesterday when the virus claimed the life a 75-year-old man who recently spent a week living near a poultry market in Shenzhen. The fatality came ... in the Baoan district of Shenzhen living close to poultry stalls. He returned to Hong Kong on January 26 with mild flu symptoms but without a fever, which allowed him to avoid health detection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1416636/elderly-man-latest-die-hong-kong-after-contracting-h7n9-bird-flu
  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 - 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
  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 - HEALTH

    Two more people have H7N9 bird flu in Guangdong

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 04:53am by PHILIA SIU

    ... Philia Siu Two more people have H7N9 in Guangdong Two more cases of people infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu have been reported in Guangdong, according to a statement from the provincial centre of disease control and prevention. One patient is a 29-year-old man who sells bean curd at a market in the Tianhe district of the city. He became sick on January 3 and was admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404149/two-more-people-have-bird-flu-guangdong
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health chief says it's possible more Hongkongers have H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 12:18pm by Emily Tsang

    ... did not out the possibility that more Hongkongers might be have the deadly H7N9 virus after a Hong Kong patient came down with the avian flu following a mainland trip. The patient, a 66-year-old man with no history of consuming or coming in contact with live poultry, was diagnosed with bird flu after “passing by” a wet market in Shenzhen. The man, who is in critical condition, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1401379/health-chief-says-its-possible-more-hongkongers-have-h7n9-bird-flu

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