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Woman In China Dies From Bird Flu Strain Previously Unknown In Humans

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The death of a woman in China from a strain of bird flu previously unknown in humans is a re...

Another 23 In China Infected With Bird Flu

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Another 23 people in China have been infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu in recent d...

Wave Of H7N9 Cases Shows Bird Flu Demands Constant Vigilance

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - A wave of H7N9 bird flu cases and deaths in China since t...

China Reports 5 New Illnesses, 1 Death From H7N9 Bird Flu

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living

LONDON, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Six more people in China have been confirmed as infected with the new H7N9 strain of bird flu and one of them has died, t...

Poultry Market Closures Dramatically Cut Cases Of China Bird Flu, Study Shows

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - China should close live poultry markets in big cities to disrupt the spread of a new strain...

As Experts Track Path Of China Bird Flu, Virus Threats Unveiled

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - A deadly new bird flu virus in China evolved from migratory birds via waterfowl to poultry ...

Latest Bird Flu Strain 'Kills More Than A Third'

AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living

LONDON — More than a third of patients infected with a new strain of bird flu died after being admitted to the hospital earlier this year, Chine...

Arms Race -- Getting Ahead of Killer Microbes

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 07.30.2013 | Science
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

The basic tools of disease tracking and data analysis -- which CDC's disease detectives and others relied on to eradicate smallpox, identify Legionnaires' disease, and stop SARS -- remain essential. But they are no longer enough.

China Bird Flu Death Toll Rises To 36

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living

LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) - Four more people in China have died from a new strain of bird flu, bringing the death toll from the H7N9 virus to 36 from...

Bird Flu Cases On The Decline

Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 05/10/2013 03:19 PM EDT on LiveScience The number of new cases of the H7N9 bird ...

Current Bird Flu Strain Can't Cause A Pandemic, CDC Says

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen NEW YORK, May 6 (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the current stra...

Bird Flu Poses 'Serious Threat,' Scientists Say

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, May 1 (Reuters) - A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat...

24 Now Dead From Bird Flu In China

Reuters | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING, April 29 (Reuters) - A man in Shanghai died from bird flu on Monday, the latest person to die from the H7N9 strain of the virus first disco...

This Is Where A Lot Of China Bird Flu Cases Are Coming From

Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 04/25/2013 07:08 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Poultry markets in Shanghai are one ...

China Bird Flu Is One Of 'Most Lethal' Flu Viruses So Far, WHO Says

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING -- A new strain of bird flu that emerged in China over the past month is one of the "most lethal" flu viruses so far, worrying health official...

China Bird Flu Death Toll Rises To 22

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING, April 23 (Reuters) - An elderly man in eastern China died of bird flu on Tuesday, bringing the death toll from a strain that recently emerg...

H7N9 Found In Northeastern China, Bringing Case Count To 105

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING, April 22 (Reuters) - A man in the northeastern Chinese province of Shandong has been infected by a new strain of bird flu, the first case f...

China Bird Flu Death Toll Rises

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living

GENEVA, April 21 (Reuters) - Two more people have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 20 the number of deaths from the H7N9 virus...

Bird Flu In China Not Spreading Easily Among Humans: WHO

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.19.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — There's no evidence a new bird flu strain is spreading easily among people in China even though there may be sporadic cases of the vir...

China Investigating Possible Human-To-Human Spread

Reuters | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, April 18 (Reuters) - China is investigating the possibility of human-to-human transmission of a new strain of ...

More Bird Flu Deaths In China

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING, April 17 (Reuters) - Two more people in China have died from a new strain of avian influenza, bringing to 16 the number of deaths from the ...

14 Now Dead From H7N9 Flu

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — A new case of bird flu in China's capital, a 4-year-old boy who displayed no symptoms, is adding to the unknowns about the latest outb...

Bird Flu Death Toll Rises To 13 In China

AP | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — Two more people have died in China from a new strain of bird flu, raising the death toll from the virus to 13, state media reported Su...

Beijing Reports First Suspected Case Of New Bird Flu Strain

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2013 | World

BEIJING, April 13 (Reuters) - Chinese capital Beijing reported on Saturday its first suspected case of a new strain of bird flu, state news agency X...

New Technology Is Helping U.S. Faster Develop A Bird Flu Shot

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

(In 20th paragraph, corrects title of Mike Shaw to make clear he runs a CDC laboratory instead of being director of the CDC) * Faster ...