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Governments in Southeast Asia need to do more to combat the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus, say health officials...It's imperative that governments in the region ensure their public health systems are properly supported and strengthened. His comments
Watch Watch Thinkstock Watch Watch The news is the latest in a string of high-profile reports about emerging avian flu strains and deaths related to seasonal flu that led to heightened demand and subsequent shortages of vaccines in some provinces.
Chinese health officials say H7N9 avian flu killed two more people, raising the number of human deaths from the disease to 25 so far this year. The number of humans infected by H7N9 also has risen to 113 so far this year, officials said.
Thirteen high school students in Hanoi, Vietnam, are suspected to have contracted the swine virus, the health ministry said. Samples of the 13 patients have been taken for testing, and two cases of the swine flu have been confirmed, doctors told Tuoi
The dreaded H7N9 avian flu, which shook China last year with over 130 cases, has struck the country again ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday , with two deaths and over 40 cases reported since early this month. Over 40 human cases of H7N9 have been
Shanghai, Jan. 11 (CNA) Chinese researchers have discovered mutations in the new strain of avian influenza A, known as H7N9, and have found that the virus has the ability to spread from human to human, the latest issue of China 's Southern Metropolis
On its Facebook account, the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong reissued its public advisory on avian flu to help Filipinos avoid getting the disease. The PCG wishes to reissue its 'Babala sa Publiko Tungkol sa Avian Flu' in view of the third
It’s January now, the middle of flu season. Some of those who haven’t been vaccinated may have already felt the punch of fever, chills, coughing, and generally feeling utterly miserable. The influenza virus has been
Chickens showed symptoms of avian flu at a farm in a village in the province of Guizhou in China where 8,500 chickens died in December, officials say. Officials at the Ministry of Agriculture in China said the fowl died Dec. National Avian Influenza
For the third time this year a new strain of bird flu virus has been found to infect people. The flu virus, H10N8, killed a 73-year-old woman from the Jiangxi province in China , on Dec...She had been admitted to the hospital on Nov. 30 with severe