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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 da...

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...

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...

Could New China Bird Flu Cases Signal A Winter Epidemic?

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2013 | Healthy Living

* Human cases of new bird flu strain dwindled during summer * Experts were on alert for fresh outbreak in flu season * N...

Why H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Arose So Quickly

Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 07/03/2013 01:05 PM EDT on LiveScience The H7N9 bird flu virus appears to be particularly well ada...

China Bird Flu May Have Petered Out For Now, But Experts Warn Of Resurgence

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - A new and deadly strain of bird flu that emerged in China in February but seems to have pe...

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...

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...

10 Now Dead From H7N9 Flu

Reuters | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING/BANGKOK, April 11 (Reuters) - Another person died from a new strain of bird flu in China on Thursday, state media said, bringing to 10 the n...

Bird Flu Found In 5 Other Sites In China

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

PARIS, April 10 (Reuters) - China found new cases of bird flu in five live bird markets in the eastern part of the country, a report posted on the w...

The CDC Is Getting A Bird Flu Vaccine Ready (Just In Case)

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living

* Virus has killed five people in China * No evidence of human-to-human transmission By Julie Steenhuysen ...

Should We Start Making A Vaccine For The New H7N9 Strain?

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living

* Experts in daily talks on risks posed by new China virus * Researchers analysing samples to find vaccine candidate * D...

Deadly Outbreak Vindicates Controversial Research

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists in the Dutch city of Rotterdam know precisely what it t...

2 New Cases Of Bird Flu, Including One Death, Discovered In China

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living

By Ben Blanchard and Kate Kelland BEIJING/LONDON, April 3 (Reuters) - China has found two more cases of a new strain of bird flu and o...