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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.

2006-01-03 06:33:05

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Tests on swallows which died mysteriously in Malawi have come up negative for bird flu, a veterinary official in South Africa said on Tuesday. "We have tested samples that were sent to us from Malawi and they all tested negative.

2005-12-29 23:52:55

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China is still not sharing virus samples from animal bird flu outbreaks, the World Health Organization said on Friday, a day after Beijing announced the country's third human death from the disease.

2005-12-29 20:20:09

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - China is most likely using substandard poultry vaccine or not enough good vaccine, which would explain recent outbreaks of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry, a prominent virologist said on Thursday.

2005-12-29 12:48:19

By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - China confirmed its seventh human infection -- and third human death -- from bird flu on Thursday, after officials revealed a 41-year old factory worker died from the disease over a week ago.

2005-12-29 09:47:27

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has confirmed its seventh human case of the H5N1 bird flu virus, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Thursday. The infected person was a 41-year-old factory worker in southern Fujian province.

2005-12-29 05:45:00

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - China is most likely using substandard poultry vaccine or not enough good vaccine, which would explain recent outbreaks of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry, a prominent virologist said on Thursday.

2005-12-29 05:40:00

China is most likely using substandard poultry vaccine or not enough good vaccine, which would explain recent outbreaks of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry, a prominent virologist said on Thursday.

2005-12-25 22:39:42

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will begin mass-production of a new bird flu vaccine for poultry by the end of the month that could also help in the development of a vaccine to protect people, state media said on Monday.

2005-12-23 10:57:06

By Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - The World Health Organization urged China on Friday to share samples from its bird flu outbreaks in animals and warned that human cases could be going unreported because of its weak healthcare system.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
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The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.