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2005-11-16 08:48:16

By Brian Rhoads BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed the country's first-ever human cases of bird flu, reporting two in the central province of Hunan and one in eastern Anhui, the official Xinhua news agency said.

2005-11-16 05:36:06

BEIJING (Reuters) - A senior Chinese official has been quoted as saying bird flu antibodies were detected in a 9-year-old boy in Hunan province, strongly suggesting he could become China's first human bird flu infection.

2005-11-15 16:51:04

By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. outbreak of the deadly strain of bird flu could set off a panic among consumers and temporarily slash domestic poultry consumption by as much as 50 percent, or about $10 billion annually, a U.S.

2005-11-15 16:50:00

A U.S. outbreak of the deadly strain of bird flu could set off a panic among consumers and temporarily slash domestic poultry consumption by as much as 50 percent, or about $10 billion annually, a U.S. Agriculture Department researcher told Reuters on Tuesday.

2005-11-15 12:53:08

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam slaughtered thousands of birds in its two largest cities on Tuesday, while other Asian nations boosted efforts to halt the spread of deadly avian flu.

2005-11-15 10:22:53

By Ho Binh Minh HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam slaughtered thousands of birds in its two largest cities on Tuesday, while other Asian nations boosted efforts to halt the spread of deadly avian flu.

2005-11-11 21:43:47

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Bangkok toddler has tested positive for bird flu, a senior official said on Saturday, the first human case in the Thai capital since a fresh flare-up of the deadly disease a month ago.

2005-11-11 09:55:00

Scientists believe they may have worked out why H5N1 bird flu kills so many young adults while Kuwait said on Friday it had found the deadly virus in a flamingo as it spreads around the world.

2005-11-11 09:40:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists believe they may have worked out why H5N1 bird flu kills so many young adults while Kuwait said on Friday it had found the deadly virus in a flamingo as it spreads around the world.

2005-11-10 07:40:00

Three Asian nations reported more outbreaks of bird flu in poultry on Thursday, a day after health experts unveiled a $1 billion global plan to halt the spread of the virus.


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  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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