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2006-03-29 08:22:30

By Jonathan Spicer TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto's deadly brush with the SARS virus three years ago has uniquely prepared the city for the possibility of a bird flu pandemic, health officials say.

2006-03-29 08:20:00

Toronto's deadly brush with the SARS virus three years ago has uniquely prepared the city for the possibility of a bird flu pandemic, health officials say.

2006-03-27 08:15:00

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Three Cambodians suffering from fever and coughs tested negative for bird flu after a 3-year-old girl died of the virus last week, the head of the hospital treating them said on Monday.

2006-03-22 00:30:00

Closing schools may not help contain the spread of bird flu or other potentially pandemic illnesses, according to U.S. research released on Tuesday.

2006-03-21 14:43:44

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO (Reuters) - From Hawaii to New Hampshire, states are beginning to struggle with the prospect of bird flu arriving in the United States by considering measures ranging from mandatory quarantines to extra cash for hospitals.

2006-03-21 14:44:14

By Karen Pierog CHICAGO (Reuters) - From Hawaii to New Hampshire, states are beginning to struggle with the prospect of bird flu arriving in the United States by considering measures ranging from mandatory quarantines to extra cash for hospitals.

2006-03-20 13:51:19

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The H5N1 strain of bird flu in humans has evolved into two separate strains, U.S. researchers reported on Monday, which could complicate developing a vaccine and preventing a pandemic.

2006-03-20 13:35:00

The H5N1 strain of bird flu in humans has evolved into two separate strains, U.S. researchers reported on Monday, which could complicate developing a vaccine and preventing a pandemic.

2006-03-20 01:05:00

Five people can be protected with just one dose of seasonal flu vaccine, researchers said on Monday, but the development was unlikely to have an effect on the expected coming battle with bird flu.

2006-03-17 09:36:02

In ZURICH item of March 16 headlined "Roche aims for 400 mln Tamiflu doses by end 2006" please read in paragraph 13 ... another Chinese company, HEC Group ... instead of ... another Chinese company, Hangzhou Electrochemical Group Ltd.


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