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2006-05-25 08:03:44

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Health experts have asked 33 people in a remote Indonesian village to quarantine themselves at home after the H5N1 bird flu virus killed as many as seven members of a family there earlier this month.

2006-04-11 13:00:00

Tests done in Britain to determine the extent of avian flu after the H5N1 virus was found in a dead swan may have been flawed, a science magazine said on Tuesday.

2006-04-06 04:39:16

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian girl died from bird flu on Thursday, taking to three the country's human death toll from the virus, the official MENA news agency reported. The latest death was a 16-year-old girl from a province north of Cairo, who was admitted to hospital on Wednesday.

2006-04-05 09:50:00

Animal health experts called on Wednesday for new precautions against bird flu because cats, and possibly other mammals, can be infected and could spread the H5N1 virus.

2006-04-03 14:38:48

CAIRO (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that four Egyptians have caught bird flu, including two who died from the virus, an Egyptian Health Ministry official said on Monday.

2006-03-23 11:09:52

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's agriculture ministry denied rumors in U.S. commodities markets on Thursday that a case of H5N1 bird flu had been found near the U.S. border. "We are free of highly-pathogenic bird flu," Jose Angel del Valle, the ministry's animal health director, told Reuters.

2006-03-22 13:32:48

By Rufat Abbasov SALYAN, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - A bird flu outbreak in Azerbaijan that has killed five young people seems to have stabilized, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, while Palestinians feared the virus has reached Gaza.

2006-03-20 17:19:06

By Tom Doggett and Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bush administration officials said on Monday it was "increasingly likely" that bird flu could be detected in the United States this year, but added it may not mean the start of a human pandemic.

2006-03-20 15:43:48

By Tom Doggett and Sophie Walker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bush administration officials said on Monday it was "increasingly likely" that bird flu could be detected in the United States this year, but added it may not mean the start of a human pandemic.

2006-03-20 15:20:06

By Megan Goldin JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel poisoned hundreds of thousands of turkeys and chickens as it sought on Monday to contain an outbreak of the dangerous H5N1 strain of bird flu which has been spreading at an alarming rate. U.S.


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