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2005-12-10 15:05:00

Warning an outbreak may be inevitable, the White House on Saturday conducted a test of its readiness for a feared bird flu pandemic and said federal agencies fared "quite well" without offering any details.

2005-12-09 02:35:41

Please read in second paragraph ... lived in the Heishan county of Liaoning province... instead of ... lived in Heishan province...

2005-12-09 03:50:59

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Maggie Fox BANGKOK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bird flu killed a young Thai boy, Asia's 70th victim of the deadly virus, authorities said on Friday, as two reports detailed how a pandemic could cause a serious recession in the United States.

2005-12-09 00:13:46

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A pandemic of bird flu could cause a serious recession of the U.S. economy, with immediate costs of between $500 billion and $675 billion, according to two estimates released on Thursday.

2005-12-09 06:45:00

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Maggie Fox BANGKOK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Thai boy has become the 70th Asian to die of bird flu, authorities said on Friday, as reports warned a flu pandemic could cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars as well as millions of lives.

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2005-12-09 03:50:00

Bird flu killed a young Thai boy, Asia's 70th victim of the deadly virus, authorities said on Friday, as two reports detailed how a pandemic could cause a serious recession in the United States.

2005-12-08 22:54:40

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals could contribute to the spread of influenza during a pandemic because most do not follow good hygiene practices, a group reported on Thursday.

2005-12-08 23:10:00

A pandemic of bird flu could cause a serious recession of the U.S. economy, with immediate costs of between $500 billion and $675 billion, according to two estimates released on Thursday.

2005-12-08 23:49:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A pandemic of bird flu could cause a serious recession of the U.S. economy, with immediate costs of between $500 billion and $675 billion, according to two estimates released on Thursday.

2005-12-08 17:17:19

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. hospitals could contribute to the spread of influenza during a pandemic because most do not follow good hygiene practices, a group reported on Thursday.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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