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MERS Cases Double In Month Of April Alone, First US Case Confirmed
2014-05-03 11:42:53

With the ongoing threat of the dangerous MERS coronavirus, experts have been feverishly looking for a source of the infection, which has so far claimed the lives of more than 130 people since first being detected in June 2012 – and first reported three months later in September 2012.

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2008-08-16 15:25:00

More humans could be infected with bird flu, specifically the H9N2 strain, and that could lead to a worldwide pandemic, according to a Hong Kong expert.

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.

2006-03-06 23:35:18

HONG KONG (Reuters) - People living in warmer climates suffer far more illness and death during flu outbreaks than previously imagined, Hong Kong researchers have found, and they urged vaccination for those most at risk, like the elderly.

2006-02-22 05:10:00

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Virus samples taken from wild birds found dead in Hong Kong recently were closely linked to a strain of the H5N1 virus that surfaced in Japan and South Korea in 2004, but not the one spreading in Europe, a top scientist said.

2005-11-03 00:22:18

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus thrives in the cooler months between October and March, matching the seasonal peak for common human influenza viruses.

2005-10-31 07:54:27

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Wild migratory birds seem to have become the world's public enemy number one since the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus spreading in Asia was detected this month as far west as European Russia, Turkey and Romania.

2005-10-31 09:45:00

Wild migratory birds seem to have become the world's public enemy number one since the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus spreading in Asia was detected this month as far west as European Russia, Turkey and Romania.


Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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