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  1. News - Asia - CAMBODIA

    Cambodia fights surge in H5N1 deaths as Vietnam reports first death in 14 months

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 02:42pm by AFP

    ... about the lack of vaccination of poultry, a move that has been successfully implemented in several other countries in the region, including Vietnam. But Allal said vaccinating the millions ... that a severe flu pandemic could cost more than US$3 trillion worldwide or 4.8 per cent of global GDP. Vietnam reports first H5N1 death in 14 months     A four-year-old child has become Vietnam’s first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1210724/cambodia-fights-surge-h5n1-deaths-vietnam-reports-first-death-14-months
  2. Vietnam offers clues as to how outbreak may have happened

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez If Guangdong animal authorities are puzzled as to how a massive duck die-off could have occurred, they need only look to Vietnam for answers. And as Guangdong tried to control a suspected bird flu outbreak, a call was made last night for Hong Kong to immediately stop imports of frozen ducks and geese from Guangdong. Vietnam experienced a resurgence in bird flu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608202/vietnam-offers-clues-how-outbreak-may-have-happened
  3. Outbreak of bird flu in Vietnam 'worrying'

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The bird flu virus that has killed nine people in Vietnam in the past three weeks is 'extremely worrying', University of Hong Kong virologists said yesterday. Robert Webster and Malik Peiris, professors in the microbiology department, were in Vietnam last week as part of a World Health Organisation team of investigators. The WHO is trying to establish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487040/outbreak-bird-flu-vietnam-worrying
  4. Chicken slaughter

    Posted Feb 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the article headlined 'Chickens still loose in dead boy's village' (January 28), about Vietnam. We all know that the bird flu virus is sweeping Asia now. And the strain of the virus in Vietnam is more lethal than those in other countries. People have already died because of this disease. All of the chickens in the infected area of Vietnam should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/443275/chicken-slaughter
  5. New case reignites bird flu worries

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The mainland confirms a new outbreak of the deadly H5N1 bird flu, in Anhui province, less than four months after it lifted the quarantine from the last outbreak. The Anhui case comes amid reports of new confirmed cases in Vietnam at the weekend and a suspected outbreak in Thailand yesterday. Full report- A4 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462254/new-case-reignites-bird-flu-worries
  6. Resurgence of bird flu triggers global alert

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by David Marsh

    ... David Marsh in Hanoi Poultry sales plummet as Hanoi reports another 10 suspected human cases Telltale signs that the threat of bird flu is once again sweeping through Vietnam ... For the second winter in a row, the lethal H5N1 flu strain has created widespread concern in Vietnam. Five people since December have been reported dead after catching the virus, bringing the toll ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486225/resurgence-bird-flu-triggers-global-alert
  7. Bird flu 'unlikely to be a mutation'

    Posted Sep 19th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... die from the virus. Since the Penfold Park and later Kowloon Park outbreaks, duck deaths have been seen in Vietnam and Malaysia, and now in Panyu. Microbiologist Malik Peiris, ... there was central slaughtering of the waterfowl and there were no duck farms here, Professor Peiris said. In other places such as Vietnam and the mainland, waterfowl and poultry were being vaccinated. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/608411/bird-flu-unlikely-be-mutation
  8. Border controls fail to deter Vietnamese poultry smugglers

    Posted Jan 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Pingxian, Guangxi Live chickens are still being sold at the border between Guangxi and Vietnam despite the outbreak of H5N1 bird flu on both sides. The mainland strengthened border controls in all cities and towns neighbouring Vietnam after the disease led to deaths across the frontier. On Tuesday, Beijing confirmed the mainland's first case of H5N1 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/442723/border-controls-fail-deter-vietnamese-poultry-smugglers
  9. 'Grave' risk of cases in Guangdong

    Posted Sep 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Guangzhou. Dr Zhong said Guangdong's situation was grave given the mainland's close proximity to countries such as Vietnam and Cambodia that had reported cases of the disease. He said ... since July. A total of 59 deaths from the H5N1 strain of the virus have been reported in Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517384/grave-risk-cases-guangdong
  10. Bird flu

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... Margaret Cheng While our attention has been focused on the tsunami disaster, bird flu has been spreading in Vietnam. Between December and last week, seven people have died of the disease in southern Vietnam, enough to make the experts sound the alarm. Perhaps more significantly, cases have appeared in the north of Vietnam- both in humans and poultry. And one case, a 43-year-old man, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/486701/bird-flu

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