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2006-01-26 07:15:00

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian chicken seller whom local tests showed had been infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus has died, a hospital official said on Thursday.

2006-01-25 06:15:00

China's propaganda mandarins closed an outspoken supplement of a respected newspaper, as Web search leader Google announced restrictions on a new service for China to avoid confrontation with Beijing.

2006-01-25 02:31:38

JAKARTA (Reuters) - An Indonesian chicken seller in Jakarta is in hospital after being infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus according to local test results, a senior Health Ministry official said on Wednesday.

2006-01-20 15:39:25

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney said that if avian flu were to arrive in the United States, it could deal a blow to the U.S. economy because of disruptions to businesses, schools and transportation systems.

2006-01-19 13:05:36

GENEVA (Reuters) - An Iraqi teenager, whose death from a fever raised fears bird flu had spread to the country, did not have the lethal virus, a spokesman for the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. "It has been investigated and discounted.

2006-01-18 08:03:58

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese woman in southwest China has died from bird flu, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, in what would be the country's six human death from the virus if was confirmed.

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.

2006-01-16 15:10:00

By Paul de Bendern ANKARA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday it expected more human cases of bird flu following the death of four people in Turkey, but said the risks to humans were steadily diminishing.

2006-01-14 12:04:50

By Paul de Bendern ANKARA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization confirmed on Saturday that three people who caught the deadly bird flu virus have been discharged from hospital in Turkey as the government stepped up efforts to fight the outbreak.


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