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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 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 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 Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
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H5N1 avian influenza: Cambodia reports first fatality of 2014

Just a week after reporting their first case of human H5N1 avian influenza (AI) in a five-year-old boy from Kampong Thom province, health officials have confirmed another case of the virus and this one was fatal, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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H5N1 bird flu outbreaks reported in Vietnam

Two provinces in Vietnam are reporting H5N1 bird flu outbreaks in poultry, affecting hundreds of birds, according to a Xinhua report today. photo wattpublishing www.WATTAgNet.com. via Flickr The report states that More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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CDC releases statement on Canadian H5N1 avian influenza case

In a follow-up to the imported H5N1 avian influeza death in Alberta, Canada, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the following statement Wednesday evening in response to the unusual More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 19th, 2013
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H5N1 avian influenza in humans: By the numbers

With just two weeks left in 2013 and the release of the latest global statistics of avian influenza and affected areas yesterday, I thought we could look at human H5N1 bird flu by the numbers. Clearly, what stands More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, November 22nd, 2013
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FDA approves H5N1 avian influenza vaccine for National Stockpile

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first adjuvanted vaccine for the prevention of H5N1 influenza, commonly known as avian or bird flu. The vaccine, Influenza A (H5N1) Virus Monovalent Vaccine, More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Cambodia H5N1 avian influenza: 24 cases and 13 deaths as 10-year-old boy dies

The 10-year-old boy from Kampot province in the Kingdom of Cambodia who contracted human H5N1 avian influenza that was reported Friday, has died Saturday, becoming the country’s 13th person to die of bird More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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Cambodia reports another human H5N1 avian influenza case, 23rd of the year

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia has confirmed one new human case of avian influenza has been confirmed for the H5N1 virus, according to a Xinhua news report today. Image/CIA A two-year-old More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Cambodia Health Ministry begins H5N1 bird flu education campaign ahead of upcoming holiday

With the Pchum Ben holiday in Cambodia right around the corner, the Cambodia Health Ministry has begun an educational ad campaign in an effort to stop the spread of H5N1 avian influenza, according to a Phnom Penh More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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Phnom Penh toddler is the 18th H5N1 bird flu case this year in Cambodia

A 15-month-old boy in the Phnom Penh, Russei Keo district has been diagnosed with H5N1 virus, bringing the number of the cases to 18 so far this year, according to a Xinhua report Wednesday. The official statement More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
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Cambodia reports two more human cases of H5N1 avian influenza, brings total in country to 16 in 2013

The Cambodian Ministry of Health is reporting two additional human cases of avian influenza H5N1. These two cases are number 15 and 16 reported in the Kingdom so far this year. According to the Ministries news release, The More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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Cambodia reports 14th case of human H5N1 avian influenza

The Chinese news source, Xinhua reports that a three-year-old boy from Cambodia’s eastern Prey Veng province has been confirmed positive for the avian influenza H5N1, bringing the number of the cases to 14 More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 28th, 2013
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WHO reports six human H5N1 avian influenza cases during past six weeks

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) summary and assessment Friday, from March 12 to April 26, 2013, there were a total of six new laboratory confirmed human cases with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 20th, 2013
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Bangladesh reports human H5N1 avian influenza death

The Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research in Dhaka has reported the seventh case of human infection of H5N1 avian influenza, according to a IEDCR release. According to Bangladeshi health authorities, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Vietnam reports human H5N1 bird flu death in four-year-old

The last time Vietnam reported a fatality from H5N1 avian influenza was January 2012, when a 26-year-old pregnant female from Soc Trang province died from the lethal viral disease. Avian influenza. Image/CDC However, More...


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