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First human H7N9 bird flu case in Beijing confirmed
First human H7N9 bird flu case in Beijing confirmed

A seven-year-old girl was confirmed as Beijing's first human case of H7N9 bird flu on Saturday, local authorities said, as China's outbreak of the disease spread to the capital.

First human H7N9 bird flu case in Beijing confirmed
H7N9 vaccine may take months: US agency
H7N9 vaccine may take months: US agency

Developing a vaccine for the H7N9 strain of bird flu that has killed 10 people in eastern China could take "many months".

H7N9 vaccine may take months: US agency
Residents in China ordered to cull birds: media
Residents in China ordered to cull birds: media

Residents of a Chinese city were ordered to cull all their poultry as authorities stepped up attempts to halt the spread of the deadly H7N9 bird flu.

Residents in China ordered to cull birds: media
China bird flu 'devastates' poultry business: group
China bird flu 'devastates' poultry business: group

China's deadly bird flu outbreak has dealt a "devastating" blow to the nation's poultry sector, an industry group said Tuesday, with sales reportedly plunging amid concerns over food safety.

China bird flu 'devastates' poultry business: group
China bird flu not spreading between people: WHO
China bird flu not spreading between people: WHO

There is no proof that the H7N9 bird flu virus is being transmitted between people in China, the World Health Organization said Monday, despite several members of a family falling ill in Shanghai.

China bird flu not spreading between people: WHO
Shanghai stops poultry trade on bird flu fears
Shanghai stops poultry trade on bird flu fears

Shanghai's live poultry markets were shut on Saturday after authorities banned trading in birds to prevent the spread of H7N9 bird flu, which has killed six people in China.

Shanghai stops poultry trade on bird flu fears
US health authorities announce bird flu vaccine effort
US health authorities announce bird flu vaccine effort

US health authorities said Thursday they are liaising with domestic and international partners to develop a vaccine for the H7N9 bird flu virus that has killed five people in China.

US health authorities announce bird flu vaccine effort
Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu
Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu

Phnom Penh on Friday ordered urgent action to stem the "worrying" number of bird flu deaths in Cambodia, following a surge in the number of fatalities from the virus.

Cambodia orders action to stop deadly bird flu
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China reports year's second fatal case of bird flu

A man in southwestern China has died of bird flu, health authorities said Saturday, becoming the second fatality from the H5N1 virus this year.

China reports year's second fatal case of bird flu
Cambodia reports sixth bird flu death this year
Cambodia reports sixth bird flu death this year

A three-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, bringing the country's toll from the deadly virus to six so far this year.

Cambodia reports sixth bird flu death this year
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Cambodia reports two new bird flu deaths

Two Cambodian girls have died from bird flu, health authorities said Tuesday, raising the toll from the deadly infection in the kingdom to four so far this year.

Cambodia reports two new bird flu deaths
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Bangladesh slaughters 150,000 birds over avian flu

Bangladesh's livestock authorities are slaughtering around 150,000 chickens at a giant poultry farm near Dhaka after the worst outbreak of avian flu in five years.

Bangladesh slaughters 150,000 birds over avian flu
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Mexico to vaccinate 10 million birds in flu outbreak

Mexico will start vaccinating some 10 million poultry Thursday against the highly contagious bird flu strain that has already led to the deaths of five million birds which either fell ill or were slaughtered.

Mexico to vaccinate 10 million birds in flu outbreak
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Mexico declares bird flu 'emergency'

The Mexican government declared a national animal health emergency on Monday in the face of an aggressive bird flu epidemic that has infected nearly 1.7 million poultry.

Mexico declares bird flu 'emergency'