• Monday
  • November 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 4:18am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Author

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 886 for h7n9 avian flu

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  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

    Mutation increases risk of infections

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 03:10am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Mutation increases risk of infections A pattern of genetic mutation has been found in avian flu that leads to a higher possibility of infections ... of such a pattern of genetic mutation that certain types of avian flu virus can be adopted in humans more easily," said Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, the microbiologist leading the research team. The team ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1644774/mutation-increases-risk-infections
  4. 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
  5. News - Hong Kong

    H7N9 infected birds will migrate to Pearl River Delta, says microbiologist

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 07:58pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Hong Kong has to be vigilant against the new H7N9 strain of avian flu later this year when migratory birds head south from northern parts of China ... to the Pearl River Delta for winter, he said. “This is when Hong Kong’s wild birds and poultry may get infected,” he said at a press conference on Friday afternoon. The H7N9 avian flu has killed 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1213236/h7n9-infected-birds-will-migrate-pearl-river-delta-says
  6. 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
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Flu toll rises amid concerns H7N9 has resistance to Tamiflu, Relenza

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI, Bloomberg

    ... signal, but there's a possibility" of resistance.   View H7N9 map in a larger map Click on each balloon for more information on individual patients infected with the avian flu virus: blue, patients infected with the H7N9 virus under treatment; red, those infected with the H7N9 who have died; and pink, those with H1N1 avian flu virus.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1212541/toll-rises-amid-concerns-h7n9-has-some-resistance-tamiflu-relenza
  8. 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
  9. News - China

    H7N9 bird flu kills about a third hospitalised patients, study finds

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 10:11am by AFP

    ... Lo Wei and Agence France-Presse wei.lo@scmp.com The H7N9 bird flu that hit China this year killed over a third of hospitalised patients, putting the severity of the infection between swine flu and the H5N1 avian virus, said researchers on Monday. In a study published on Monday, University of Hong Kong researchers analysed data from most of the 132 H7N9 avian influenza patients ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1267754/h7n9-bird-flu-kills-about-third-hospitalised-patients-study-finds
  10. 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

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or