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2005-11-21 15:40:00

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Known as the "war room" or the "bunker," it is the world's nerve-center for tracking deadly diseases from Ebola hemorrhagic fever to bird flu.

2005-11-21 15:40:00

Known as the "war room" or the "bunker," it is the world's nerve-center for tracking deadly diseases from Ebola hemorrhagic fever to bird flu.

2005-11-19 02:18:51

By Lee Suwan and Sonya Hepinstall PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Pacific Rim leaders joined forces on Saturday to fight threats to their economies from a possible a bird flu pandemic and the impasse in world trade talks.

2005-11-18 13:30:52

By Lee Suwan and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - Pacific Rim leaders end a two-day summit on Saturday and are expected to call for stronger efforts to break an impasse on opening up markets and more measures to beat the threat of bird flu.

2005-11-18 01:32:01

By John Chalmers and Martin Nesirky PUSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - The leaders of 21 Pacific Rim economies began talks under tight security in this southern port city on Friday to shore up flagging talks on a global free trade pact and hammer out moves to fight bird flu.

2005-11-17 16:27:29

HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba said on Thursday it was considering researching a vaccine against bird flu, warning that antiviral drugs available today are barely enough to protect "the rich people in rich nations" from a pandemic.

2005-11-17 14:31:43

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - World health experts said they expected to see more human bird flu infections in China, even as the U.S. Congress stalled funding of President George W. Bush's plan to cope with a pandemic.

2005-11-16 11:55:00

More research is needed to find the optimal dose of anti-flu drug Tamiflu for use in the event of a possible pandemic triggered by bird flu, a U.S. expert on the disease said on Wednesday.

2005-11-16 11:45:00

LONDON (Reuters) - More research is needed to find the optimal dose of anti-flu drug Tamiflu for use in the event of a possible pandemic triggered by bird flu, a U.S. expert on the disease said on Wednesday.

2005-11-16 05:36:06

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese official has been quoted as saying bird flu antibodies were detected in a 9-year-old boy in Hunan province, strongly suggesting he could become China's first human bird flu infection.


Word of the Day
bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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