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China bird flu death reported as 2014 toll rises A man has died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in eastern China, at the end of a year in which cases of the virus have accelerated.
29 декабря 2014
Netherlands bans poultry transport after discovering bird flu Dutch officials banned the transport of poultry in the Netherlands after the discovery of a highly infectious strain of bird flu which could jump to humans.
17 ноября 2014
Japan culls 112,000 chickens after bird flu outbreak Japan has finished slaughtering 112,000 chickens after confirming its first bird flu infections for three years, with authorities stepping up efforts to swiftly contain the latest outbreak, officials said Tuesday.
15 апреля 2014
©Reuters/Tyrone Siu China bird flu deaths reach 72 this year: government A total of 72 people died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in China in the first two months of this year, government figures showed, far more than in the whole of 2013.
10 марта 2014
Chinese scientists sound warning over new bird flu Chinese scientists sounded the alarm Wednesday after a new bird flu virus, H10N8, killed an elderly woman in December and infected another individual last month.
05 февраля 2014
Three H7N9 cases in same Chinese family: Xinhua Three members of the same Chinese family have contracted H7N9 bird flu in the province worst-affected by the current spike in cases, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
29 января 2014
China 'downgrades' H7N9 bird flu description China has reportedly downgraded H7N9 bird flu in humans, dropping its description as "infectious" in new guidelines on how to deal with the disease, even as new cases spike with the onset of winter.
27 января 2014
©Reuters/Pichi Chuang China confirms human death from new bird flu type A 73-year-old Chinese woman has died of a type of bird flu new in humans, health officials say, but experts believe the risk of it spreading between people is low.
18 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Aly Song Taiwan doctors urge vigilance over new bird flu virus Researchers in Taiwan on Thursday called on watchdogs to keep up their guard after a flu virus that commonly circulates among chickens was found for the first time in a human being.
14 ноября 2013
©REUTERS/Pichi Chuang New H7N9 bird flu death confirmed in China: hospital A Chinese woman infected with the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus died of multiple organ failure, a Beijing hospital said, bringing the total fatalities from the disease to 45.
13 августа 2013
Researchers propose new experiments on mutant bird flu Scientists proposed developing a more potent strain of the deadly H7N9 bird flu on Wednesday to examine how mutant forms might spread among humans, a topic that has stoked global alarm in the past.
09 августа 2013
First likely case of H7N9 bird flu spread by humans reported Chinese scientists on Wednesday reported the first likely case of direct person-to-person transmission of the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed over 40 people since March.
07 августа 2013
©REUTERS H7N9 bird flu kills about 1/3 hospitalised patients: study The H7N9 bird flu that hit China this year killed over a third of hospitalised patients, said researchers Monday who labelled the virus "less serious" but probably more widespread than previously thought.
24 июня 2013
No new H7N9 cases in China for a week: government No new human cases of the H7N9 virus have been recorded in China for a week, national health authorities said, for the first time since the outbreak began in March.
21 мая 2013
Bird flu costs China industry $65 bn: state media China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country's poultry industry more than 400 billion yuan ($65 billion) as consumers shun chicken.
20 мая 2013
©REUTERS China reports four more deaths, 129 bird flu cases The death toll from the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China has risen to 31.
07 мая 2013
WHO team probes bird flu in Shanghai A World Health Organisation team was due Monday to wrap up a trip to Shanghai, centre of China's bird flu outbreak which has killed 20 people, as part of an investigation into how the virus is spreading.
22 апреля 2013
Experts probe human-to-human spread of China bird flu Experts from the UN's health agency are examining whether the H7N9 bird flu virus is spreading among humans, after a cluster of cases among relatives.
20 апреля 2013
Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness Photos of 10 dead sparrows on a Chinese pavement which went viral on social media and drew a swift official response show how hard covering up a bird flu outbreak would be in the Internet age.
17 апреля 2013
China media urge eating poultry despite bird flu China's poultry industry lost 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) in the week after the H7N9 bird flu virus began infecting humans, state-run media said Monday as they sought to discourage panic.
15 апреля 2013

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