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China's bird flu outbreak cost $6.5 billion
The new bird flu virus is known to have infected 130 people in mainland China since emerging in March, including 36 who died, but no cases have been detected since early May, Health Minister Li Bin told a meeting of the World Health Organization.
WHO: H7N9 bird flu in China appears under controlCTV News
Bird Flu Costs in China set at $6.5 BillionVoice of America
Immunity in humans against new bird flu virus lowTimes of India
The Verge -RedOrbit
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Posted on 22 May 2013 | 12:33 pm
North Korea culled birds on flu threat
Pyonyang, North Korea (4E) – North Korea has set up an emergency committee to address bird flu threat. The state controlled news agency also reported that North Korea has culled hundreds of thousands of birds in an effort to contain a deadly strain of …
North Korea culls birds to prevent flu spreadingGlobalMeatNews.com
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Posted on 22 May 2013 | 10:31 am
China: New Bird Flu Virus Is Controlled, Officials Say
New York Times
The H7N9 virus appears under control in China largely through restrictions at bird markets, but it caused some $6.5 billion in losses, United Nations experts said Tuesday. The virus infected at least 130 people in China since March, with 36 deaths, but …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 3:31 am
North Korea Works to Stem Spread of Bird Flu Virus
New Tang Dynasty Television
North Korea's state media on Monday confirmed a bird flu outbreak at a Pyongyang duck farm and said researchers have been making efforts to prevent the spread of the bird flu virus. Video filmed by the North's state news agency KCNA for Reuters showed …
DPRK strives to prevent spread of bird flu virusGlobal Times
NK- bird fluGlobalPost
North Korea says making efforts to contain bird fluVision Insights and New Horizons
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Posted on 22 May 2013 | 12:14 am
Dan Brown's Inferno, The Council on Foreign Relations and Bird Flu
Huffington Post (blog)
A few years ago I personally attended a two-day symposium sponsored by the Council on Foreign Relations to deal with the threat of avian flu. As a member of the organization, I moderated a panel of experts who described in no uncertain terms a …
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Posted on 21 May 2013 | 10:02 pm
WHO: 'World Is Not Ready' For H7N9 Bird Flu Outbreak
Watching the new H7N9 bird flu begin its deadly spread in China offered a glimpse of what it would be like if it hit the western world. But in the case it becomes easily transmitted among people, the world is unprepared to face the consequences of the …
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 9:28 pm
Farmers fear backyard chickens may increase risk of bird flu outbreak
A pitch to allow people to keep laying hens in Surrey's residential neighbourhoods may run into resistance from the city's farmers, who fear the practice will increase the risk of a bird flu outbreak in commercial flocks. Kate McMaster of Surrey …
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Posted on 21 May 2013 | 9:22 pm
Three bird flu outbreaks in last seven days
KATHMANDU, May 21: The rapid response team comprising vet officials and technicians on Monday evening culled 475 chickens and 335 ducks following confirmation of bird flu virus in a poultry farm owned by Santosh Chaudhary of Dhapasi-6, Kathmandu.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 8:44 pm
'Shocking incompetence': UK health officials threw away £74m of bird flu …
Prompted by several public panics over possible avian flu pandemics in the mid-2000s, the UK government decided to create a national stockpile of Tamiflu (produced by Swiss company Roche) and Relenza (made by London-based GSK) – two relatively …
£74m wasted on flu drugs destroyed because of poor record keepingThe Guardian
'Shocking example of incompetence' over stockpiled flu drug TamifluThe Independent
£74m of Tamiflu thrown away by NHSTelegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 21 May 2013 | 8:07 pm
WHO: 'No one can predict' course of China's new bird flu outbreak
It is impossible to predict the evolution of China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak as researchers are still trying to understand the source of human transmission, the head of the World Health Organisation said Monday. According to the latest official …
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 7:56 pm
Bird Flu – Yahoo! News Search Results
Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online 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. They said that closure of live bird markets in Shanghai and other areas has likely contributed to the halt of the spread of the disease throughout the country. The UN …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 2:06 pm
The outbreak in China of a new strain of bird flu, called H7N9, appears to have been brought under control, thanks to restrictions at open-air bird markets, World Health Organization experts said Tuesday.
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 2:01 pm
China appears to have beaten back the latest strain of bird flu, according to global health authorities, but at no small cost. A total of 36 people have died, and UN experts said on Tuesday that the economy …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 7:25 am
Scientists and economists say the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in China has cost that country's poultry industry $6.5 billion, as consumers shun chicken and health officials make gains in controlling the deadly virus. The cost data, provided by China's agriculture ministry, was reported Tuesday at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. At the conference, United Nations experts warned health authorities …
Posted on 22 May 2013 | 1:26 am
The H7N9 virus appears to have been brought under control in China largely due to restrictions at bird markets.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 11:54 pm
It is impossible to predict the evolution of China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak as researchers are still trying to understand the source of human transmission, the head of the World Health Organisation said Monday.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 8:36 pm
Chinese authorities say the country’s poultry industry has been badly affected by bird flu outbreak.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 1:32 pm
China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country's poultry industry more than £4.3bn as consumers shun chicken, government officials have said.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 11:06 am
China's human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country's poultry industry more than 40 billion yuan ($6.5 billion) as consumers shun chicken, government officials said, according to state media.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 9:09 am
Canada currently has no plans to ask its pandemic flu vaccine manufacturers to make trial batches of vaccine to protect against the new H7N9 bird flu, senior officials of the Public Health Agency of Canada have revealed.
Posted on 10 May 2013 | 12:15 am