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By Robert On Thursday, November 14th, 2013
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Cambodia Health Ministry reports two more human H5N1 cases, brings total to 26 this year

The Cambodian Ministry of Heath (MOH) reported today the confirmation of two additional of human H5N1 avian influenza cases, the 25th and 26th cases of 2013, according to a Joint Press Release from the MOH and the More...

By Robert 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 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 On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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H5N1 avian influenza: Cambodia reports 22nd case in girl from Battambang province

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia has announced a new human case of H5N1 avian influenza, according to a ministry press release Wednesday. Avian influenza. Image/CDC According to the release: The More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Cambodia reports 21st human H5N1 avian influenza case of 2013

The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Cambodia announced Tuesday the confirmation of a new human case of avian influenza H5N1 in a 8-year-old girl from  Kampong Thom province, according to a joint More...

By Robert On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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Indonesia reports 194th human H5N1 bird flu case since 2005

A 28-year-old Bekasi, West Java  man is the latest person to have been confirmed positive for H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia, according to Indonesian Health Ministry news release (computer translated). According More...

By Robert 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 On Thursday, September 19th, 2013
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Cambodia reports two more human H5N1 bird flu cases, brings country’s total to 20 for 2013

In what is described as it’s worst outbreak of the dangerous virus since first reported in 2004, Cambodia health officials are reporting two additional confirmed cases of human H5N1 avian influenza in two More...

By Robert On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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UN agency warns of H7N9 and H5N1 avian influenza reemerging in upcoming flu season

Despite being more prepared to respond to the lethal bird flu viruses, international are warning that the H7N9 and H5N1 avian influenza viruses could reemerge and be a major impact particularly with the upcoming More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 7th, 2013
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PaxVax Initiates Phase 3 Clinical Trial Challenge Studies for Single-Dose Oral Cholera Vaccine

PRESS RELEASE Menlo Park, Calif., – September 6, 2013 – PaxVax Inc, which develops and commercializes innovative vaccines against infectious diseases in a socially responsible manner, today announced that it More...

By Robert 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 On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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Italy: Poultry worker contracts H7N7 avian influenza

With four confirmed outbreaks of H7N7 avian influenza reported in Italy since mid-August, thousands of birds have been culled to prevent the highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) from further spread. Now the More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
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17th human H5N1 bird flu case reported in Cambodia

A boy from Cambodia’s southern Kandal Province has been confirmed for avian influenza H5N1, making him the 17th case reported from the Kingdom this year, according to a Xinhua report today. The 6-year-old More...

By Robert On Monday, August 19th, 2013
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Cambodian boy becomes the 10th H5N1 bird flu death of the year

In a follow-up to a report last week, a 9-year-old boy from a village in northeastern Battambang province has died from avian influenza H5N1, according to the Associated Press. Image/CIA The boy developed fever More...

By Robert 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 On Saturday, August 10th, 2013
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Virology expert speaks in favor of proposed H7N9 ‘gain of function’ experiments

Earlier this week, a letter published in the scientific publications, Nature and Science, caused a lot of buzz in the scientific community and to a certain extent, in the general public. Under a high magnification, More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Virologists Fouchier and Kawaoka want to do ‘controversial’ research on H7N9 bird flu to assess it’s ‘pandemic potential’

In a correspondence published in the journal, Nature, scientists Ron Fouchier of the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Yoshihiro Kawaoka of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and 20 others More...

By Robert 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 On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Cambodia reports 13th H5N1 bird flu case of 2013 in six-year-old child

Cambodia’s Ministry of Health is reporting one more human case of H5N1 avian influenza, according to a Joint news release of the Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Cambodia and World Health Organization More...

By Robert On Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
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Prominent virologist defends the Chinese Hybrid H5N1-H1N1 research, calls it ‘good science’

There was much written concerning the research published earlier this month in Science, where researchers from China’s Harbin Veterinary Research Institute reported creating an  avian H5N1 (highly pathogenic) and More...


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