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2005-09-22 18:15:00

Screening passengers at airports for SARS and influenza will probably not prevent the global spread of the illnesses, health experts said on Friday.

2005-08-26 06:25:00

Bird flu now poses a bigger and more worrying threat to people than SARS, medical experts in southern China, the region where Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome first surfaced, said on Friday.

2005-08-23 06:43:27

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's far south is on high alert after one person was killed and three were infected by a pig-borne disease that has killed nearly 40 in the southwest, suggesting dangerous meat is being traded across the country.

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2005-07-26 22:51:25

BEIJING (Reuters) - The death toll in an outbreak of pig-borne disease in the southwest Chinese province of Sichuan has risen to 24, with another 117 thought be sick, state media reported on Wednesday.

2005-07-24 22:19:29

BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in southwest China are investigating a mysterious disease that has killed 17 farm workers and left at least 12 critically ill after they handled sick or dead livestock, the official China Daily said Monday.

2004-11-28 18:00:09

New regulations that took effect on Saturday prohibit labs from experimenting on risky pathogenic microbes without approval.

2004-11-28 09:00:10

State Council passes lab safety regulations to prevent new outbreaks BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A new set of regulations taking effect Saturday will prohibit Chinese lab directors from allowing experiments on risky pathogenic microbes without approval.

2004-11-27 09:00:09

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Beijing, 27 November: A new set of regulations taking effect Saturday [27 November] will prohibit Chinese lab directors from allowing experiments on risky pathogenic microbes without approval.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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