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  1. News - China Insider - AVIAN FLU

    Zhejiang reports first case of H7N9 avian flu since April

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 02:37pm by SCMP staff

    ... in Zhejiang to have tested positive for the deadly virus since April, said health authorities. The H7N9 bird flu virus was first reported in late March, with most cases confined to eastern China. More ... SCMP staff A new case of H7N9 has been reported in Zhejiang province, Zhejiang health authorities announced on Tuesday. The male patient, 35, surnamed Liu, first went to see a doctor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1332198/zhejiang-reports-first-case-h7n9-avian-flu-april
  2. News - China

    Taiwan looks to first vaccine against fatal H7N9 avian flu

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei Taiwan is scheduled to roll out its first vaccine against the H7N9 strain of avian flu in late next year, after the island confirmed the first outbreak ... of avian flu, which affects airways and lungs, or the lower respiratory tract. Since 2003, the H5N1 strain has killed more than 250 people in a dozen countries, according to the World Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1331678/taiwan-looks-first-vaccine-against-fatal-h7n9-avian-flu
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong sees first case of H9N2 avian flu in four years

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 07:26pm by Lo Wei and Ernest Kao

    ... years. The case, in light of the other bird flu strains hitting humans with increased frequency- including the deadly H7N9 and H10N8 subtypes- may signal a higher risk of virus mutation ... authorities said. This case has not raised the overall risk much, but it is worrying that we are recently seeing various avian flu subtypes infecting humans more frequently Microbiologist Dr Ho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1393266/86-year-old-man-infected-h9n2-avian-flu
  4. 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
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    First H7N9 found on Chinese poultry farm

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter First H7N9 found on mainland poultry farm Mainland authorities have discovered H7N9 on a Guangdong poultry farm, just two weeks after the agriculture minister noted that the country's farms had so far been free from the deadly bird flu strain. Xinhua reported last night that Guangdong provincial agriculture authorities had confirmed finding traces of H7N9 in chicken ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1453598/first-h7n9-found-chinese-poultry-farm
  6. News - China

    UN agency warns risk of bird flu crossing China's borders grows

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com UN agency warns that cases in Guangxi mean more vigilant efforts needed to stop spread Risk of bird flu crossing borders has increased The proliferation of the H7N9 bird flu virus among poultry in live-bird markets in Guangxi has "significantly increased the risk" it will spread to neighbouring countries, a United Nations agency warned. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1422473/un-agency-warns-risk-bird-flu-crossing-chinas-borders-grows
  7. 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

    ... Daniel Ren and Lo Wei Death raises fears of possible person-to-person transmission as source of virus not yet found Shanghai doctor dies from H7N9 infection A surgeon in Shanghai has 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 ...

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

    Guangzhou begins trial ban of live poultry sales after H7N9 wet market tests

    Posted May 05th 2014, 11:19pm by Mimi Lau, LO WEI

    ... scheme. The move was instigated after stalls in 60 per cent of the city's wet markets tested positive for the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus at the end of last month. Upon conclusion of the trial ... University of Hong Kong microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung said yesterday that he had, since 1997, regarded centralised slaughtering as the best solution for preventing locally acquired avian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505389/guangzhou-begins-trial-ban-live-poultry
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Expect more human H7N9 bird flu cases if live poultry sales continue, Chinese officials warn

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:19am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... The number of human infections of the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu should be expected to rise if the live poultry trade continues, mainland officials have warned. Mainland health authorities ... Commission, said experts had estimated mainland China would continue to show cases of human infection of H7N9 bird flu, but surveillance had found that transmission was still from poultry to humans ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1425639/expect-more-human-h7n9-bird-flu-cases-if-live-poultry-sales-continue
  10. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Shenzhen makes a half-hearted start to trial ban on live poultry

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:44am by He Huifeng

    ... The ban will also cover the Luohu, Yantian and Nanshan districts but no dates have been set for this. According to the provincial health department, there have been 109 cases of H7N9 bird flu ... He Huifeng Traders in Futian complain they haven't been fully informed of details for delta's second moratorium that aims to keep bird flu in check Shenzhen's half-hearted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552363/shenzhen-makes-half-hearted-start-trial-ban-live-poultry

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