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2006-01-12 04:50:00

PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Thursday that poultry confinement measures to prevent the spread of bird flu could be extended if the country's food safety agency deemed there was a renewed bird flu risk.

2006-01-10 13:30:25

By Paul de Bendern ANKARA (Reuters) - Health experts said on Tuesday that an outbreak of deadly bird flu in Turkey could be brought under control as local officials sealed off parts of major cities Ankara and Istanbul and culled thousands of birds.

2006-01-10 12:12:01

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China's bird flu outlook is "not optimistic" Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday, while the World Health Organization (WHO) said that five people were now known to have died from the virus there.

2006-01-10 10:57:06

By Paul de Bendern ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish officials said on Tuesday none of the latest human victims of bird flu were in a life-threatening condition and international experts said the outbreak could be controlled.

2006-01-09 09:35:00

DOGUBAYAZIT, Turkey (Reuters) - There are no signs that the bird flu virus spreading in Turkey is being passed among humans, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

2006-01-07 13:21:33

By Umit Bektas DOGUBAYAZIT, Turkey (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan appealed to Turks not to hide poultry to escape bird flu culls, while U.N. health experts on Saturday confirmed two more children in Turkey had the deadly strain of the virus.

2006-01-07 08:54:12

By Umit Bektas DOGUBAYAZIT, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan urged people not to hide poultry to escape bird flu culls while residents in the east where three children died of the disease pleaded on Saturday for more help.

2006-01-06 03:30:00

A third Turkish child from the same family died of bird flu on Friday as the virus which has killed 74 people in east Asia reached the threshhold of Europe.

2006-01-05 02:48:12

By Daren Butler ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A second Turkish child from the same family died from bird flu on Thursday, officials and doctors said, in the first human cases of the disease outside China and Southeast Asia.

2006-01-04 17:12:51

ANKARA (Reuters) - A 14-year-old Turkish boy has died of the H5N1 strain of bird flu, a doctor said on Wednesday, confirming the first human death from the disease outside China and southeast Asia.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.