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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.

2005-12-02 12:07:42

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia is testing pigeons found dead in the east of the country for the virulent form of avian flu, a Ministry of Agriculture official said on Friday.

2005-11-28 19:40:00

China has confirmed two new bird flu outbreaks in poultry in the northwestern region of Xinjiang and in central Hunan province.

2005-11-24 14:35:51

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will send a mission to an eastern Chinese province that has reported two human deaths from the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu, a spokesman said on Thursday.

2005-11-23 21:38:56

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a bird flu outbreak in the remote western region of Xinjiang, bringing to 21 the number of outbreaks since mid-October.

2005-11-23 05:56:21

HANOI (Reuters) - Chicken is off the menu for foreign visitors to Vietnam and tour operators should also steer clear of any spots where bird flu outbreaks have occurred in poultry, the government has decreed.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.