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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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

4-Year-Old Recovers From H7N9 Flu That Has Killed 9

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — A 4-year-old boy has recovered from a new strain of bird flu that has killed nine people in China, a doctor said Wednesday, as the cou...

WHO Talks With China On Sending Bird Flu Team After 7th Person Dies

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.08.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — The World Health Organization is talking with the Chinese government about sending international experts to China to help investigate ...

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 ...

How Bad Is The New H7N9 Flu Strain?

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living

-- A bird flu virus never before found in humans has grabbed world attention this week after it infected and killed people in China. Scientists have ...

Fifth Person Dies From Bird Flu In China

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living

BEIJING — China has started slaughtering all poultry at a Shanghai market after a new bird flu strain that has killed five people was detected i...

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 o...