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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.

2005-11-22 07:48:22

HANOI (Reuters) - A Vietnamese teenager has been confirmed with the H5N1 bird flu virus, health officials said on Tuesday.

2005-11-21 15:21:53

By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - China unveiled new rules to combat bird flu on Monday, threatening fines and police action against people who do not cooperate.

2005-11-20 20:04:11

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Local tests have shown a 35-year-old man has died in Indonesia of the H5N1 strain of bird flu but the results have to be confirmed by a laboratory in Hong Kong, the Health Ministry said on Monday. The ministry's director general of disease control, I.

2005-11-20 08:39:42

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported on Sunday two new outbreaks of bird flu in which almost 3,700 poultry died and more than 7,000 were culled as provinces hit by the deadly virus tightened preventive measures.

2005-11-18 15:05:00

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Deadly strains of the H5N1 bird flu virus have killed about half of all people known to have been infected and most people assume that survivors should be protected by antibodies and so immune to repeat infections.

2005-11-18 05:25:45

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Deadly strains of the H5N1 bird flu virus have killed about half of all people known to have been infected and most people assume that survivors should be protected by antibodies and so immune to repeat infections.

2005-11-18 05:25:00

Deadly strains of the H5N1 bird flu virus have killed about half of all people known to have been infected and most people assume that survivors should be protected by antibodies and so immune to repeat infections.


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