Latest Fujian flu Stories
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Health said on Friday a woman had died of bird flu in the central province of Hunan, the eighth person killed by the virus in the country, the Xinhua news agency reported.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that it was sending a team of 7 or 8 experts to Nigeria to try to prevent human cases of bird flu after outbreaks in poultry.
ABUJA (Reuters) - A Nigerian laboratory testing samples from poultry that have died in their thousands suspects they may have had avian influenza but could not determine if it is the deadly H5N1 strain, a researcher said on Wednesday.
China reported a fresh outbreak of bird flu on Wednesday on a chicken farm in the northern province of Shanxi, but the Agriculture Ministry said it had been brought under control.
By John Ruwitch HONG KONG (Reuters) - The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus is probably endemic in the region around Hong Kong, the territory's health chief said on Friday, after tests this week on a dead chicken were positive for the disease.
A 15-year-old Indonesian boy has died of bird flu, a health ministry official said on Friday, citing local hospital tests.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - A 15-year-old Indonesian boy has died of bird flu, a health ministry official said on Friday, citing local hospital tests.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Preliminary lab tests for the feared H5N1 bird flu came up negative for three people in Hong Kong who were isolated after a chicken they had kept was found to have been infected with the deadly virus.
Scientists have produced a vaccine against deadly H5N1 strains of bird flu that has protected mice, using a genetic engineering technique that can be easily scaled up for stockpiling to prepare for a pandemic.
Officials in northern Iraq said on Tuesday they were treating 12 patients suspected of having bird flu as a World Health Organization (WHO) team prepared to travel to the area to give urgent assistance.
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