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2005-10-21 12:00:00

By Nopporn Wong-Anan and Ed Cropley BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai boy tested positive for bird flu on Friday, but doctors said he was recovering and there was no sign he caught the virus from his infected father who died earlier this week, calming fears of a human pandemic.

2005-10-21 07:40:01

By Nopporn Wong-Anan and Ed Cropley BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai boy tested positive for bird flu on Friday, but doctors said there was no sign he caught the virus from his infected father who died earlier this week, suggesting the H5N1 strain had not mutated into a pandemic form.

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2005-10-19 04:40:00

Moving swiftly against age-old child killers such as diarrhea and pneumonia could help the world get ready to combat a bird flu pandemic, health experts said on Tuesday.

2005-10-18 18:17:36

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Moving swiftly against age-old child killers such as diarrhea and pneumonia could help the world get ready to combat a bird flu pandemic, health experts said on Tuesday.

2005-10-18 09:45:54

LONDON (Reuters) - Internet auction site eBay pulled the sale of Roche Holding AG's flu drug Tamiflu from its Web site on Tuesday, after prices topped 100 pounds ($174) on growing fears about the spread of bird flu.

2005-10-18 07:23:52

LONDON (Reuters) - Internet auction site eBay pulled the sale of Roche Holding AG's flu drug Tamiflu from its Web site on Tuesday, after prices topped 100 pounds on growing fears about the spread of bird flu.

2005-10-17 11:11:12

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece said on Monday it had detected one turkey with bird flu on the eastern Aegean island of Chios, becoming the first EU country where the virus has spread to.

2005-10-17 11:05:19

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece said on Monday it had detected one turkey with bird flu on the eastern Aegean island of Chios, becoming the first EU country where the virus has spread to.

2005-10-17 02:20:56

LONDON (Reuters) - British experts from the body that discovered the flu virus in 1933 will travel to southeast Asia to boost global cooperation on fighting bird flu and other new infections, the Medical Research Council said on Monday.

2005-10-13 07:11:39

Official correction.


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