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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...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014
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4th H7N9 avian influenza case confirmed in Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced today the fourth human case of H7N9 avian influenza (AI) in a 75-year-old man, according to a CHP press release Jan. 29. Hong More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 24th, 2014
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Mainland China H7N9 avian influenza cases top 220

Seven new human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) have been reported from China today bringing the total cases confirmed from the mainland to 221, according to a Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
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China’s Zhejiang Province reports an H7N9 avian flu case for the 15th straight day

Chinese health authorities have reported an additional six confirmed human H7N9 avian influenza cases today, five from  Zhejiang Province and one from Shanghai, according to a Xinhua report today. This negatively-stained More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Seven more human H7N9 avian influenza cases reported in China, Shanghai physician identified as one of this past weekends fatalities

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) last night (January 21) received notification of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Shenzhen (three cases) More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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Total human H7N9 avian influenza cases in China tops 200

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification today (January 20) from the National Health and Family Planning Commission of nine additional human cases of avian influenza More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 20th, 2014
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H7N9 avian influenza: FAO calls on China’s neighbors to remain vigilant

PRESS RELEASE 20 January 2014, Rome – Human infections with the influenza A(H7N9) virus are on the rise again in China and the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities provide opportunity for further spread More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 19th, 2014
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China reports three new human H7N9 avian flu cases in Zhejiang Province

Three additional cases of human H7N9 avian influenza have been confirmed in China’s Zhejiang Province, according to a Zhejiang Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission press release today (computer More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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China reports four new H7N9 avian influenza cases in Shanghai and Zhejiang

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) received notification Friday(January 17) from the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of four additional human cases of More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Talking bird flu, seasonal influenza, flu shots and India’s polio success with Dr. Vincent Racaniello

With influenza of all sorts– H5N1, H1N1 and H7N9, dominating the media recently, I decided to delve in a little deeper and try to clear up some questions “people watching the news” may have when More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, January 16th, 2014
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Seven more H7N9 avian influenza cases reported in China

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (January 16) received notification of seven additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Guangzhou (one case) and More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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China reports four more H7N9 avian flu cases

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (January 15) received notification of four additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Foshan (one case) and Shenzhen More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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Two H7N9 human avian flu cases reported in Foshan City

The Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission Bulletin reports two confirmed cases of human infection with H7N9 avian influenza in Foshan City in central Guangdong province, according to a Ministry of More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, January 13th, 2014
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First case of H7N9 avian influenza reported from Guizhou Province

Health officials in southwest China’s Guizhou Province are reporting the death of a “suspected” H7N9 avian influenza infected man, according to a Xinhua report today. Image/CDC According to the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 11th, 2014
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China reports five more H7N9 avian influenza cases

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province reported two additional human cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) respectively in Guangzhou (one case) and Shenzhen (one case). This negatively-stained More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, January 10th, 2014
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Six more H7N9 avian flu cases reported in China

The reports of new cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) out of China have been what seems endless today as at least six cases from four provinces were documented. The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, January 5th, 2014
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Vietnam government warns against eating tiet canh; H7N9 bird flu detected in goose meat sold in Guangzhou

Two Asian countries reported on different strains of avian influenza being a potential danger in food this weekend–Vietnam advised against eating tiet canh, or raw duck or goose blood soup during the Lunar More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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Taiwan health officials report second imported human H7N9 bird flu case in Chinese tourist

Officials with the Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have confirmed the second imported human case of H7N9 avian influenza this year in a Chinese tourist, according to a Focus Taiwan News Channel report today. This More...


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