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  1. 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
  2. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu devastates Shanghai family

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai The virus has already killed her mother, and Kelly Gu’s father lies critically ill with H7N9 bird flu in a Shanghai hospital bed – the only couple both ... of empathy for victims and their kin. The H7N9 strain of bird flu has sickened 130 people in mainland China and killed 35 of them, according to the latest available national figures. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1238828/china-bird-flu-devastates-shanghai-family
  3. 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
  4. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    18 reported dead from China bird flu

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 03:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The death toll from a new strain of bird flu in China has reached 18, with dozens infected, state-run media reported, after experts said ... except in these very rare instances,” he said. O’Leary also said that over 50 per cent of those with the virus remembered coming into contact with birds. “As the investigation gets deeper we have ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1219858/18-reported-dead-china-bird-flu
  5. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    China's 2014 bird flu death toll rises to nearly 100

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 02:08pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse Almost 100 people in China have died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined in March, government figures showed. A total of 24 people died from the disease in March, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said in monthly figures for infectious disease, down from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1475936/chinas-2014-bird-flu-death-toll-rises-nearly-100
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    80-year-old becomes first victim of H7N9 bird flu to die in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 03:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Bird-flu victim dies in Hong Kong An 80-year-old man yesterday became the first person infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu to die in Hong Kong. ... was discovered to have bird flu and isolated at Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung for intensive care treatment. He died at the hospital yesterday and the case has been referred to the coroner. One ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1390535/80-year-old-becomes-first-victim-h7n9-bird-flu-die-hong-kong
  7. 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
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong bans live chicken sales after bird flu case in market

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 07:30pm by Stuart Lau and Lo Wei

    ... Stuart Lau and Lo Wei Three-week ban on live chicken sales after bird flu found at market The government yesterday banned the sale of live chickens for three weeks and is preparing to cull 20,000 birds at the wholesale market in Cheung Sha Wan today. The developments came after a sample from a Guangdong supplier tested positive for H7N9 bird flu, which has killed dozens of people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1415003/one-batch-live-chickens-may-be-infected-h7-virus-health-officials-say
  9. Comment - Blogs

    The American doctor is in, to do a bird flu check-up

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 09:11pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... As the avian flu outbreak spread on mainland China last week, Hong Kong was paid a visit by Dr Richard Besser, ABC News’ chief health and medical editor in the US. He was curious to see how the city ... at random from the thousand or so in the truck. Each bird had the same fate: a sample of blood was drawn; a cloacal swab was obtained; and the bird was returned to its cage. The whole operation from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1220072/american-doctor-do-bird-flu-check
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Containing bird flu viruses a life and death battle in China

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 02:46am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial A life and death battle for Beijing Bird flu sub-types affecting humans are named with science in mind, factually and without emotion. As innocuous as the four-character ... at any one time- and the close proximity of people to animals and birds makes for ideal breeding conditions for cross-species flu viruses. Up to 80 per cent of chickens are raised in backyards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1424859/containing-bird-flu-viruses-life-and-death-battle-china

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