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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.

2005-11-10 01:11:25

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Temperature-measuring devices used at border checkpoints may not be as accurate as first thought in spotting travellers with fever, a key symptom of bird flu, researchers in Hong Kong said on Thursday.

2005-11-09 06:26:46

By David Evans GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Wednesday that up to $1 billion would be needed over the next three years to fund a global strategy to tackle the spread of H5N1 bird flu.


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