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  • China's human H7N9 bird flu cases pass 100 in January 01 Oct 2016 19:32 GMT Asiaone

    … number of human cases of H7N9 bird flu in China this month has … major cities to be closed. H7N9 cases and deaths dropped significantly … cases including 46 deaths. The H7N9 human outbreak began in China … and reignited fears that a bird flu virus could mutate to become …

  • Hong Kong reports sixth H7N9 bird flu case 28 Sep 2016 06:15 GMT Asiaone

    … human case of the deadly H7N9 avian flu found in an 18-month-old … flu have grown following the deaths of three men from the H7N9 … of 31 people died from H7N9 bird flu in mainland China in January … , has reignited fears that a bird flu virus could mutate to become …

  • China's rural H7N9 patients guaranteed access to care 25 Sep 2016 09:12 GMT Asiaone

    … be infected by the new bird flu variant under the existing insurance … burden from medical treatment for H7N9 infections," said Deng Haihua … will be denied treatment for H7N9 infection for financial reasons. The … help cover medical treatment for H7N9 patients with financial difficulties. However …

  • Chinese duck restaurants hit by bird flu outbreak 15 Sep 2016 01:24 GMT Asiaone

    … business because of the ongoing bird flu scare. DaDong Food & Beverage … lead to infection with the H7N9 virus. Catering industry leaders have … Cuisine Association. Government transparency on bird flu infection cases has eased public … . To reduce the risk from bird flu, the China Cuisine Association has …

  • Sabah beefs up screening on foreigners for bird flu 14 Sep 2016 03:52 GMT Asiaone

    KOTA KINABALU - Health officials are screening all foreign arrivals at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport even as the authorities assure the public that the H7N9 virus cannot be transmitted through humans. Urging the public not to panic following the …

  • AVA steps up monitoring and surveillance of bird flu 13 Sep 2016 13:56 GMT Asiaone

    … for import since 2004, when bird flu first emerged in the region … have been heat-treated to eliminate bird flu virus, are allowed from accredited … tested to be free from bird flu before import and on arrival … to test for bird flu. Singapore is currently free from bird flu H7N9 and AVA …

  • Gene swapping makes new China bird flu a moving target 11 Sep 2016 17:36 GMT Asiaone

    … know a lot more. H7N9 a triple mix bird flu So far, genetic sequence data from samples from three H7N9 … mammalian flu tends to make humans less severely ill than bird flu. Pure bird flu strains - like the new H7N9 strain and …

  • China detains man for spreading "panic" with bird flu rumours 08 Sep 2016 07:32 GMT Asiaone

    … rumour about the arrival of bird flu in his home province, state … report human cases of the H7N9 bird flu virus. In the post, Xinhua … . "Multiple cases of human H7N9 infection were also found in … reported more than 120 human H7N9 cases this year, including at …

  • S'pore scientists work on antibody for H7 bird flu strain 06 Sep 2016 07:27 GMT Asiaone

    … deactivate the H7 strain of bird flu viruses. This puts them a … , for all H5 strains of bird flu. The laboratory's strategic … the clinical tests needed. The H7N9 virus was first discovered in … reported the first case of H7N9 infection outside of mainland China …

  • China reports first new case of H7N9 bird flu since August 19 Aug 2016 14:42 GMT Asiaone

    … case of the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu, the country's … H7N9 infections anywhere in China. Some 45 people have died from H7N9 flu … 136 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H7N9 infection, including the 45 deaths … H7N9 infections during the summer months after a surge in April, flu

  • New China bird flu a reminder of mutant virus risk 02 Sep 2016 13:59 GMT Asiaone

    … China from a strain of bird flu previously unknown in humans is … and often fatal strain of bird flu, called H7N9, has infected at least … reassortment of other strains of bird flu viruses, including one called H9N2 … worryingly, the virus - like H7N9 - has also evolved …

  • Hong Kong confirms first human case of H7N9 bird flu 14 Aug 2016 09:38 GMT Asiaone

    … human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, according to a report, in … all, 137 human cases of H7N9 have been reported in mainland … of direct person-to-person transmission of H7N9, but stressed that the virus … a sure-fire way of curbing H7N9.

  • China reports 18th bird flu case 27 Aug 2016 13:05 GMT Asiaone

    … on Saturday that five confirmed H7N9 patients are in serious condition … the five H7N9 patients in Nanjing are showing no flu symptoms, such … report any suspected case of H7N9 infection, she told the Beijing … returning from China's bird flu-hit areas on Saturday. The …

  • US health leader warns of human-to-human H7N9 bird flu 07 Aug 2016 14:59 GMT Asiaone

    … no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans … H7N9 strain of bird flu "in some respects" to the H5N1 bird flu … is fundamentally a chicken or bird flu that jumps from chicken to … cent for the H7N9 bird flu strain. The H1N1 "swine flu" pandemic …

  • China bird flu not spreading between people: WHO 24 Aug 2016 15:43 GMT Asiaone

    … is no proof that the H7N9 bird flu virus is being transmitted between … of the earliest deaths from H7N9, developed respiratory illness, one of …

  • People changing daily habits due to deadly H7N9 outbreak 11 Sep 2016 19:07 GMT Asiaone

    … habits because of the deadly H7N9 bird flu outbreak. Horizon Research Group conducted … Beijing were more uneasy about H7N9 bird flu than those in the other …

  • Vietnam reports second bird flu death in 2014 24 Aug 2016 11:29 GMT Asiaone

    … recorded its second death from bird flu in 2014, a health official … the highest fatality rates from bird flu in Southeast Asia.It has … in cases of the H7N9 strain of bird flu, although the WHO has … the alarm after a new bird flu virus, H10N8, killed an elderly …

  • Death toll from new China bird flu rises: WHO 19 Aug 2016 05:32 GMT Asiaone

    … infected with the new H7N9 strain of bird flu and one of them … in a disease outbreak update. H7N9 bird flu emerged last year in China … Xinhua reported another death from H7N9 in the south-western Guizhou province … it is not impossible that H7N9 could become easily transmissible between …

  • China bird flu deaths reach 72 this year: Government 14 Aug 2016 08:16 GMT Asiaone

    … 72 people died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in China in the … deaths and 99 cases of H7N9 avian influenza in February alone … confirmed its sixth case of H7N9 bird flu, and the special administrative region …

  • Singapore free from bird flu: AVA 13 Aug 2016 22:07 GMT Asiaone

    … avian influenza (commonly known as bird flu) out of Singapore. Singapore is … reports of the influenza A (H7N9) situation in eastern China, AVA … have been heat-treated to eliminate bird flu virus, are allowed to be … , and samples are taken for bird flu, among other diseases. Monitoring of …

  • Study confirms poultry as source of H7N9 bird flu 16 Jul 2016 06:17 GMT Asiaone

    … poultry as a source of H7N9 flu among humans but said they … a 39-year-old patient infected with H7N9 was hospitalised. Li and Yuen … . "Temporary closure of live bird markets and comprehensive programmes of … possibly vaccination programmes to control H7N9 virus infection in poultry seem …

  • New case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China: Xinhua 08 Jul 2016 11:46 GMT Asiaone

    … as having contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, state media reported. The … flu symptoms, the report said. The first human cases of the H7N9 … weeks in intensive care with H7N9 bird flu had given birth to a …

  • Airborne flu detection at bird markets hints at human exposure risk 02 Sep 2016 01:17 GMT CIDRAP

    Viable avian flu virus is easily detectable in the air of live-poultry markets, which may explain why those who visit markets but don't have direct contact with the birds become infected, according to air sampling from sites in China and Hong Kong. A …

  • Beijing H7N9 bird flu victim leaves hospital 30 Jun 2016 08:48 GMT Asiaone

    … girl who contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu left hospital Wednesday and … confirmed 77 human cases of H7N9 avian influenza since announcing about … and Agriculture Organisation has said H7N9 shows "affinity" to …

  • No evidence of H7N9 transmission between humans: WHO 29 Aug 2016 15:56 GMT Asiaone

    Photo above: The first H7N9 bird flu patient in Beijing, a girl … to the new strain of H7N9 bird flu," Keiji Fukuda, assistant director-general … 10 days, the number of H7N9 bird flu cases in Shanghai has decreased … the medical surveillance of the bird flu virus, which is critical to …