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By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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H7N2 avian influenza reported in dozens of cats at Manhattan shelter

The New York City Health Department and the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) announced that a strain of influenza A virus, known as low pathogenic avian influenza H7N2, has been identified in 45 cats housed at More...

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 Sunday, December 21st, 2014
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Egypt H5N1 avian flu cases rise to 20

With the addition of the newest case of human H5N1 avian influenza in a woman from Sohag governorate, this brings the total cases of the lethal zoonotic infection to 20 in Egypt, according to a Masrawy.com report More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Indonesia reports second human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 33-year-old Jakarta man is reported as the second human case and fatality from H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia this year, according to a Jakarta Post report today. H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The virus was More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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New avian influenza outbreak reported in South Korea, plans to work with China on AI

The South Korea Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has confirmed a new outbreak of avian influenza (AI) at a duck farm in Hoengseong, about 90 kilometers east of Seoul, earlier this week, More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Taiwan CDC: Fourth imported case of H7N9 avian influenza confirmed, second in a week

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has confirmed another imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza from China travel, according a Focus Taiwan report today. Under a high magnification, this negatively-stained More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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Researchers at five sites receive NIH funding for influenza research

PRESS RELEASE Influenza scientists at five sites in the United States are to receive funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to collaborate with investigators around the globe More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Egypt reports third H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

A 86-year-old woman from the capital city of Damanhur in the Egyptian coastal governorate of Beheira is the latest human case of H5N1 avian influenza in the North African country, according to a EGYNews rport More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Egypt reports two human H5N1 avian influenza cases

Two people, an adult woman and a child, have tested positive for H5N1 avian influenza, according to a report in the Egypt Independent today. Image/CIA According to the report by Al-Masry Al-Youm,  “A 56-year-old More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Hong Kong investigates imported H7N9 avian influenza case in 5 month-old baby girl

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (March 17) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong affecting a five-month-old baby More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 17th, 2014
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Cambodian girl is the ninth human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

The Cambodian Ministry of Health has reported an additional human case of H5N1 avian influenza in a 2-year-old girl. This is the ninth case reported in the kingdom this year, according to a  joint press release More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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Libya reports first H5N1 bird flu outbreak on Tubruq farm

Libya has reported its first outbreak of Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAI) H5N1 on a farm in the port city of Tubruq (Tobruk) near the Egyptian border, according to Dr Abdunaser Dayhum, Director More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 7th, 2014
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Cambodia reports sixth H5N1 avian influenza case

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia is reporting the sixth human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014, a fatal case, in a Phnom Penh province child, according to a Joint Press Release From the More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Cambodia reports 4th and 5th H5N1 avian influenza cases in two female pre-teens

The Kingdom of Cambodia appears to be showing a continuation of the increased numbers of human H5N1 avian influenza from 2013, where they reported 26 cases. H5N1 avian influenzaImage/CDC The Cambodian Ministry of More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014
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H5N1 bird flu reported in 21 Vietnam provinces as H7N9 bird flu knocks on the door

The most recent number of Vietnamese provinces and cities affected by the current H5N1 bird flu outbreak is now 21, according to a Bernama report today. Image/CIA To date, some 64,000 birds have been culled due More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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Cambodia reports third H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014

The Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia is reporting the third, confirmed human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2014 and the 50th case reported since the disease in humans was first seen in the country More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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Malaysia reports imported human H7N9 avian influenza case

The Ministry of Health in Malaysia (MOH) is reporting an imported case of H7N9 avian influenza in a 67-year-old female tourist to Sabah, according to a MOH press release dated Feb. 12 (computer translated). Details 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 Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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Egypt reports 38 H1N1 influenza deaths

The Egyptian Health Ministry confirmed 38 deaths related to the A/H1N1 virus, known as swine flu, including four physicians, since the beginning of last December, according to a Daily News Egypt report Sunday. Image/CIA In More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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H5N1 avian influenza: First human case reported in Cambodia in 2014

After reporting 26 human H5N1 avian influenza cases in 2013, by far the most of any country, the Kingdom of Cambodia has announced their first case of the lethal bird flu on 2014, according to a Ministry of Health More...


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