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Bird Flu Deaths

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 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...

China Bird Flu Death Toll Reaches 9

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

* WHO studying two suspected family clusters of infection * China media reports vaccine possible within months * Consume...

Is The Bird Flu Really That Deadly?

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living

* U.N. agency WHO estimates death rate topping 50 percent * Study suggests far lower rate, apparently under 1 percent * ...

Thought Bird Flu Was Gone?

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 04.18.2012 | World

HANOI, Vietnam — Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerou...

The Bird Flu Debate: How to Avoid Ruffling Feathers While Still Having a Real Conversation

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Science
Leslie Gerwin

The recent controversy over whether to research and publish data about a human transmissible H5N1 bird flu is disheartening to one who has spent a career advocating policies to promote and protect the public's health.

26-Year-Old Succumbs To Bird Flu

AP | Posted 02.02.2012 | World

HANOI, Vietnam -- A Vietnamese official on Thursday confirmed the country's second human death from bird flu in less than a month, after it went nearl...

2 Children Die Of Bird Flu

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

BALI, Indonesia -- Two Indonesian children have died of bird flu on the popular tourist island of Bali, the first local deaths from the illness in sev...