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2006-08-04 07:15:00

A leading virologist has urged countries battling new H5N1 bird flu outbreaks in animals to analyze the genetic makeup of the virus to trace its origins and better arm themselves to combat the disease.

2006-08-04 02:25:00

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - A leading virologist has urged countries battling new H5N1 bird flu outbreaks in animals to analyze the genetic makeup of the virus to trace its origins and better arm themselves to combat the disease.

2006-08-04 02:25:00

A leading virologist has urged countries battling new H5N1 bird flu outbreaks in animals to analyze the genetic makeup of the virus to trace its origins and better arm themselves to combat the disease.

2006-08-03 08:40:40

By Darren Schuettler BANGKOK (Reuters) - New outbreaks of bird flu in Thailand and Laos are fanning fears the disease is flaring up again in Asia, although concerns the virus was mutating in Indonesia have subsided.

2006-07-28 13:50:58

By Nita Bhalla and Kamil Zaheer NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Asian countries hit by bird flu made plans on Friday to join forces to fight the H5N1 virus, which killed a teenager in Thailand and was found in chickens in Laos this week.

2006-07-25 22:38:51

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A 17-year-old Thai has died of the H5N1 bird flu virus, the country's 15th death since the virus swept across parts of Asia in late 2003, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

2006-07-21 13:24:00

LONDON (Reuters) - European regulators have given a green light to the first two avian influenza vaccines for use in birds, the European Medicines Agency said on Friday.

2006-07-21 12:59:43

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Agriculture Department's failure to develop a "comprehensive" program to monitor for bird flu could leave the country unprepared if an outbreak happens, a bipartisan group of senators said on Friday.

2006-07-07 04:41:07

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish national radio reported on Friday that the first case of H5N1 bird flu had been confirmed in a great crested grebe in the northern city of Vitoria but the Basque Country regional government said results of tests were still not available.

2006-07-03 13:20:00

South Africa has found a benign strain of bird flu on an ostrich farm in the country's west, officials said on Monday.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.