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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 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 Guest Author On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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H7N9 Influenza Source Confirmed

A new study has demonstrated the deadly H7N9 strain of the influenza virus is passed through contact with poultry, specifically chickens and quail.  The H7N9 strain has already been confirmed in over 375 influenza 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 Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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H7N9 avian influenza: Hong Kong investigates sixth imported case

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (March 4) investigating an imported human case of avian influenza A(H7N9) in Hong Kong affecting an 18-month-old girl. Hong 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 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 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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Vietnam on alert over measles, H7N9 avian influenza

With increases in travel, favorable weather and hundreds of cases already reported this year, the Vietnamese Health Ministry is telling provincial health departments to beef up measles prevention and quarantine 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...


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