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2006-01-20 05:28:52

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Friday its battle against a bird flu outbreak in people and poultry was being made harder by the failure of neighboring countries to admit to having the deadly H5N1 virus.

2006-01-19 13:45:00

Americans' hunger for chicken has not been slowed by the deadly bird flu that has killed people in Asia and parts of Europe even though surveys show that consumers here are very much aware of the disease, food industry sources said this week.

2006-01-19 01:10:00

The Ozcan family marked New Year's Day with a special meal of duck, slaughtered and prepared by 16-year-old Fatma with help from her little brother Muhammet.

2006-01-18 10:10:13

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - International donors pledged $1.9 billion on Wednesday for a global fund to combat bird flu, while Iraq tested a dead teenage girl for the virus.

2006-01-18 08:13:09

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - International donors pledged $1.9 billion on Wednesday for a global fund to combat bird flu, while Iraq tested a dead teenage girl for the virus.

2006-01-18 03:15:00

PARIS (Reuters) - STMicroelectronics is planning to market a disposable laboratory microchip that can confirm within about an hour a human case of bird flu at a limited cost, the European chip maker said on Wednesday.

2006-01-18 03:10:00

PARIS (Reuters) - STMicroelectronics said on Wednesday it planned to market a disposable laboratory microchip that can confirm within about an hour a human case of bird flu at a limited cost.

2006-01-17 16:57:21

By Ben Blanchard and Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Rich donor nations meeting in Beijing started haggling on Tuesday over how best to raise $1.4 billion to fight bird flu as new cases were reported in children in Indonesia and Turkey.

2006-01-17 03:15:00

By Ben Blanchard and Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Bird flu experts meeting in Beijing warned on Tuesday that there was no time to lose in battling a disease that has killed almost 80 people since 2003 and has now arrived at the gates of Europe and the Middle East.

2006-01-17 03:15:00

Bird flu experts meeting in Beijing warned on Tuesday that there was no time to lose in battling a disease that has killed almost 80 people since 2003 and has now arrived at the gates of Europe and the Middle East.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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