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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
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H5N6 avian influenza reported in Anhui province, 13th human case in China since 2014

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission reported today on an additional human case of avian influenza A(H5N6) in Anhui. photo wattpublishing www.WATTAgNet.com. via Flickr The case involves an More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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China reports first human H5N6 avian flu infection in Sichuan man

A man from the southwest province of Sichuan has become the first human case and fatality of the avian influenza A(H5N6) virus  according to health authorities. Image/CIA The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 13th, 2014
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Hong Kong imported H7N9 avian influenza cases now in double digits

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (April 13) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) affecting a woman aged 85. The patient, with More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Hong Kong investigates another imported human H7N9 avian influenza case

 The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (April 4) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) affecting a man aged 65. This negatively-stained More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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MERS coronavirus cases top 200 globally, more than 15,000 confirmed/suspected chikungunya cases in the Caribbean

The European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) has updated the numbers in some of the most significant outbreaks across the globe today in it’s Communicable Threats Report. Image/Maureen Metcalfe; More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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China reports fatal H7N9 avian influenza case in Zhuhai man

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (March 3) received notification of an additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhuhai from the Health and Family More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 1st, 2014
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China reports two additional H7N9 cases from Zhejiang province

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 28) received notification of two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Zhejiang from the National More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
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China confirms new H5 avian influenza case, more H7N9 cases

China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission has announced a new human case of avian influenza A (H5) in Hunan province, according to a Hong Kong CHP news release today. Image/CIA The case was a More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 24th, 2014
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China reports human H7N9 avian influenza case in Jiangmen man, mainland total at 357: CHP

The Hong Kong  Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 23) received notification of one additional human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Jiangmen from the Health More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, February 23rd, 2014
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China: Jilin province reports human H7N9 avian influenza infection, Taiwan-based Adimmune Corp to begin vaccine production this summer

The Jilin Provincial Government Information Office announced it’s first human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in a 50-year-old man residing in Changchun, according to a Chinese news source (computer translated). This More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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H7N9: China bird flu total hits 350

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is closely monitoring, as of yesterday (February 19), two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Foshan More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Hong Kong investigates another imported H7N9 case

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (February 12) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong affecting a man aged 65. This More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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China reports five more H7N9 avian influenza cases as vaccine enters clinical trial application phase

With numerous new reports of human H7N9 avian influenza coming out of China on a daily basis, researchers say that several vaccines against the novel virus are ready to enter clinical trials and applications are More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 10th, 2014
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Chinese officials predict more human H7N9 avian flu cases

With a large spurt of new human H7N9 avian influenza cases reported so far in 2014, at least 120 news cases since Jan.1, Chinese health officials predict that reports of the novel virus will continue on the Mainland, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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H7N9 avian influenza cases top 300 on Mainland China

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 5) received notification of 10 additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Zhaoqing (two More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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China reports four additional H7N9 AI cases

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) yesterday (February 3) received notification of four additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Zhongshan More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, February 1st, 2014
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China reports human H5N1 avian flu infection in Guangxi Province

The Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Health Department reported today a confirmed human case of avian influenza (AI) A/H5N1 infection, according to a press release dated Feb. 1 (computer translated). According More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 31st, 2014
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China H7N9 avian influenza cases continue to mount, Sinovac Biotech files application to start H7N9 vaccine trials

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification yesterday (January 30) of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Jiangmen More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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UK health officials offers advice for travelers to China in response to H7N9 avian influenza outbreak

Public Health England (PHE) is reminding travelers between the UK and China to be aware of the risk of avian flu with the increasing numbers of avian influenza A/H7N9 being reported from China, according to a PHE More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 30th, 2014
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Bird flu update: Five more human H7N9 avian influenza cases reported from China, HK bans poultry import from South Korea due to H5N8 bird flu outbreak

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification yesterday (January 29) of five additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Guangzhou More...


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