Tag archive for ‘bird flu outbreak’
By Robert On Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

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 On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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China human H7N9 bird flu outbreak expected to grow further; 60 cases, 13 deaths to date: WHO

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission notified the World Health Organization (WHO) of nine additional cases of human H7N9 avian influenza, and according to the UN agency, until the source of More...

By Robert On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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China bird flu outbreak climbs to 51 cases

The Chinese National Health and Family Planning Commission notified the WHO of an additional two laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with influenza A(H7N9) virus from Henan, according to a WHO update More...

By Robert On Friday, April 12th, 2013

Five additional H7N9 avian influenza cases reported, researchers examine the genetics of the virus

Chinese authorities with the National Health and Family Planning Commission informed the World Health Organiztion today of five additional cases of human H7N9 avian influenza,  three from Zhejiang and two from More...

By Robert On Saturday, April 6th, 2013

UN food security agency: China bird flu outbreak requires strong biosecurity measures

In response to the outbreak of H7N9 human avian influenza in China during recent weeks, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) says strong biosecurity measures are needed, according to More...

By Robert On Monday, April 1st, 2013

China: Two dead, one sickened from ‘novel’ strain of bird flu

Three people have been infected by a rare strain of avian influenza in China, which has resulted in two fatalities, according to a Xinhua news report Sunday. Image/CIA The cases from Shanghai and Anhui Province More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 21st, 2013
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Cambodia reports eighth human bird flu case of 2013, 2-year-old boy is the seventh fatality

A tw0-year-old boy from the Angkor Chey district of Southwestern Kampot province is the eighth case of human H5N1 avian influenza and seventh death attributed to the lethal virus since the beginning of the year, More...

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