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H7N9 Bird Flu Under Control In China, According To United Nations
2013-05-22 09:01:01

Experts with the United Nations (UN) reported Tuesday that the 2013 H7N9 bird flu outbreak that has sickened 130 people and killed 36 has been brought under control in China.

No New Cases Of Bird Flu, Despite Three More Deaths In China
2013-05-14 13:33:35

Despite three new deaths being attributed to H7N9 bird flu, there have not been any more infections reported since May 7. Still, precautions are being carried out and one country is banning imports of meat to ensure protection of its citizens.

H7N9 Confirmed In China's Hunan Province
2013-04-28 05:25:03

A 64-year-old woman has become the first person in China’s Hunan Province to become infected with the H7N9 bird flu, health officials there confirmed on Saturday.

2006-04-06 14:35:03

By David Brough CAMBRIDGE (Reuters) - A leading bird flu expert said on Thursday there was no evidence that the virus was showing any signs of mutating into a form that would be more infectious in humans.

2006-03-29 08:22:30

By Jonathan Spicer TORONTO (Reuters) - Toronto's deadly brush with the SARS virus three years ago has uniquely prepared the city for the possibility of a bird flu pandemic, health officials say.

2006-03-20 13:36:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton said on Monday said that it was "increasingly likely" that bird flu would be detected in the United States as early as this year.

2006-03-20 13:38:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton said on Monday said that it was "increasingly likely" that bird flu would be detected in the United States as early as this year.

2006-02-27 13:15:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that cooked poultry does not transmit bird flu in a bid to calm mounting consumer fears as the virus spreads.

2006-01-20 12:24:51

By Selcuk Gokoluk ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey accused its neighbors on Friday of hushing up outbreaks of bird flu, complicating the fight against a virus that has killed four Turkish children.

2006-01-17 11:00:29

By Ben Blanchard and Lindsay Beck BEIJING (Reuters) - Health experts meeting in Beijing on Tuesday tried to generate a $1.4 billion fund to fight bird flu as Indonesia said a toddler who died may be the latest victim of the virus.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.