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By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
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Shanghai man dies from H7N9 avian influenza, becomes 38th fatality

A man diagnosed with avian influenza H7N9 approximately two months ago, has  succumbed to the new viral disease, say the Shanghai Municipal Health and Family Planning Commission, the Indo-Asian News Service reports  Saturday. Under More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, May 11th, 2013
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New PCR test for avian influenza H7N9 virus developed: AACC

In what is being called breaking research, a team from the University of Hong Kong say they developed a diagnostic test can detect the new strain of influenza (H7N9) currently causing an outbreak in China, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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China avian influenza A(H7N9) case count continues to grow, first case reported from Shandong province

The human avian influenza A(H7N9) outbreak in China shows no sign of slowing, in fact, it appears to be spreading in the country as the first case has been reported in the northeastern province of Shandong, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 21st, 2013
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WHO: China H7N9 bird flu outbreak tops 100 cases, Taiwan still free of H7N9

The World Health Organization (WHO) was notified by Chinese authorities of more cases of laboratory-confirmed  human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, according to a WHO update today. Public domain More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 20th, 2013
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Avian influenza H7N9 outbreak climbs to 95 cases as experts converge on China

Chinese health authorities have announced an additional four human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9), bring the total to 95, according to a Reuters report today. Image/CIA Three of the new cases were from Zhejiang More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013
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Eleven more cases of bird flu reported in China brings total to 71

Chinese health officials have reported 11 new confirmed cases of human H7N9 avian influenza since the last update, bringing the total cases to 71, according to a Xinhua report today. Image/CIA Infections were confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 9th, 2013
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Bird flu outbreak in India’s Bihar state results in the culling of hundreds of chickens

In response to some 300 bird’s dying from avian influenza in India’s northern state of Bihar, officials in Purnea district culled hundreds of chickens and issued a bird flu alert, according to a Indo-Asian More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, February 25th, 2013
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China announces it will be checking travelers from Cambodia due to bird flu outbreak

China’s quarantine agency will start testing more travelers from Cambodia for things like body temperature, cough and headache in light of the avian influenza, or bird flu outbreak in the Kingdom, according More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Cambodia reports sixth case of human bird flu of 2013

The Kingdom of Cambodia Ministry of Health (MoH) has confirmed another case of human avian influenza H5N1, or bird flu, which is the sixth case of the year, according to a MoH/World Health Organization (WHO) Joint More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 25th, 2013
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Cambodian Health Ministry reports 3 new human bird flu cases

H5N1 Avian InfluenzaImage/CDC The Cambodian Ministry of Health (MoH) reported three new human cases of bird flu, or avian influenza, two of them fatal, in the first three weeks of this year, according to an Associated More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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Indonesia reports eighth human bird flu death of 2012

The Ministry of Health of Indonesia has reported a new fatal human case of avian influenza (H5N1) in a man from Yogyakarta province on Java. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) Global Alert and Response More...


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