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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.

2005-12-21 15:55:46

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Diagnostic test maker Inverness Medical Innovations on Wednesday said the ability of its rapid flu test to detect bird flu in humans has not been established.

2005-12-21 15:55:00

Diagnostic test maker Inverness Medical Innovations on Wednesday said the ability of its rapid flu test to detect bird flu in humans has not been established.

2005-12-20 10:46:18

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States are cooperating on efforts to understand deadly bird flu, a major shift from Beijing's handling of SARS, U.S. National Institutes of Health director Elias Zerhouni said on Tuesday.

2005-12-20 10:45:00

China and the United States are cooperating on efforts to understand deadly bird flu, a major shift from Beijing's handling of SARS, U.S. National Institutes of Health director Elias Zerhouni said on Tuesday.

2005-12-15 12:51:02

BEIJING (Reuters) - A sixth person in China has become infected with the potentially fatal bird flu virus, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday. The latest victim is a 35-year-old man in Suichuan County of Jiangxi Province, east China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

2005-12-09 00:57:29

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Kanokwan Boonngok BANGKOK (Reuters) - Bird flu has killed a 5-year-old Thai boy, Asia's 70th victim of the deadly virus, top health officials said on Friday. "The boy was infected with the H5N1 virus," Deputy Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakula told Reuters.

2005-12-08 23:43:33

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Bird flu has killed a 5-year-old Thai boy, the country's 14th victim of the deadly virus, top health officials said on Friday. "The boy was infected with the H5N1 virus," Deputy Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakula told Reuters.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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