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Latest Fujian flu Stories

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.

2006-07-03 07:20:45

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.

2006-07-01 00:05:00

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.

2006-06-23 12:50:47

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.

2006-06-21 08:02:09

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 ...

2006-06-21 08:00:00

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.

2006-06-17 23:19:05

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.

2006-06-16 15:25:42

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has detected a case of H5 avian flu in the eastern province of Prince Edward Island and plans further testing over the weekend to determine the strain and virulency, a provincial health officer announced on Friday.

2006-06-15 04:45:00

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A lab-engineered bird flu vaccine protected ferrets against several strains of H5N1 avian influenza, offering the possibility of making a vaccine ahead of any pandemic, U.S.-based scientists said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • 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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