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2008-10-22 08:20:00

International organizations reported Tuesday that global efforts have decreased the spread of bird flu this year, but the risk of a global influenza pandemic killing millions is as great as ever.

2006-06-29 11:55:00

U.S. government officials are bracing for a possible greater need for paper currency and coins in the event of an influenza pandemic in the United States, a Treasury Department official said on Thursday.

2006-03-21 09:35:00

By Simon Cameron-Moore ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan on Tuesday became the latest country to confirm bird flu in poultry while Egypt said a woman was believed to be infected with the virus, the country's third case in less than a week.

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.

2006-02-22 10:35:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain took a strong stand on Wednesday against the use of bird flu vaccines for poultry, approved the same day by the EU, saying they could hide and spread the disease.

2006-02-20 17:05:31

(Please read in the 20th paragraph ... South Africa said it would begin stockpiling supplies of Tamiflu to protect its people. The Russian government said it planned to buy 100 million doses of bird vaccine to protect domestic fowl ... instead of ...

2006-02-15 08:04:32

By David Evans PARIS (Reuters) - European governments ordered farmers to lock up their chickens on Wednesday after the deadly bird flu virus was found in two new countries on the continent, dealing another blow to battered poultry sales.

2006-02-15 06:40:00

European governments ordered farmers to lock up their chickens on Wednesday after the deadly bird flu virus was found in two new countries on the continent, dealing another blow to battered poultry sales.

2006-01-17 22:19:02

BEIJING (Reuters) - International organizations urged donors on Wednesday to open their wallets to support a global fund to combat bird flu at a conference in Beijing the World Bank hopes can raise at least $1.2 billion.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
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