Latest Fujian flu Stories
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.
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.
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.
South Africa has found a benign strain of bird flu on an ostrich farm in the country's west, officials said on Monday.
By Telly Nathalia JAKARTA (Reuters) - A World Health Organization laboratory test has confirmed a 5-year-old Indonesian boy who died last month was infected with bird flu, a health ministry official said on Monday.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has found the H5N1 avian influenza virus in birds in the northwestern region of Ningxia, the Agriculture Ministry said, suggesting a fresh outbreak.
By Stephanie Nebehay and Fitri Wulandari GENEVA/JAKARTA (Reuters) - The H5N1 bird flu virus mutated somewhat among Indonesians in the largest known human cluster, but did not evolve into a more transmissible form, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. A spokeswoman for the U.N.
By Fitri Wulandari JAKARTA (Reuters) - Many people who contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus in Indonesia were ignorant and never warned about the disease and children are the ones most vulnerable, medical experts said on Wednesday. "Children may be off to play with sick chickens ...
Many people who contracted the H5N1 bird flu virus in Indonesia were ignorant and never warned about the disease and children are the ones most vulnerable, medical experts said on Wednesday.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Authorities in Hong Kong stepped up customs checks at the weekend to stamp out poultry smuggling after a truck driver was found infected by the H5N1 bird flu virus across the border in mainland China.
- A woman chauffeur.
- A woman who operates an automobile.