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Thu, 20 Nov 2008 16:15:24 GMTSee the location of bird and human cases of the H5N1 virus - and watch the spread of the disease over time.
Tue, 08 Apr 2008 08:02:37 GMTTests show a Chinese man probably contracted bird flu from his son - renewing fears about the risk to humans.
Tue, 13 Nov 2007 14:46:50 GMTThousands of birds are being slaughtered after a new case of bird flu is found in Suffolk.
Thu, 10 Jan 2008 19:56:38 GMTThree mute swans in Dorset have been found dead after contracting the virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu.
Mon, 12 Nov 2007 20:17:35 GMTWhy the return of bird flu to the UK is a huge blow to farmers, still feeling the pinch after bluetongue and foot-and-mouth outbreaks.
Tue, 13 Nov 2007 07:50:18 GMTAn exclusion zone is in place and 6,500 birds face slaughter after a new case of bird flu is found in Suffolk.
Thu, 16 Aug 2007 23:09:23 GMTResearchers discover how to stretch out bird vaccine stocks so more people can be immunised in a pandemic.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 13:50:14 GMTAdvice for Britons travelling to countries affected by bird flu is published.
Fri, 25 Jan 2008 14:14:21 GMTScientists say why the impact of bird flu on humans has been limited so far.
Mon, 20 Nov 2006 10:39:48 GMTBird flu was constantly in the headlines - but where are we now?
Wed, 09 Aug 2006 05:41:22 GMTIndonesia has now overtaken Vietnam as the nation worst affected by bird flu, and global concerns are shifting towards the country's growing problem.
Tue, 08 Aug 2006 07:11:56 GMTChina reveals its first human bird flu death came two years earlier than reported.
Thu, 06 Apr 2006 17:54:58 GMTBird migration experts say that it is not clear how the H5N1 virus arrived in the UK.
Wed, 31 May 2006 10:04:53 GMTScientists are still unsure of the role wild birds play in spreading bird flu.
Fri, 07 Apr 2006 12:18:59 GMTDetails of the 10 species of wildfowl identified by experts as the most likely possible importers of bird flu to the UK.
Thu, 06 Apr 2006 00:36:59 GMTExtra precautions should be taken to prevent the spread of bird flu to cats - and then to humans, scientists warn.
Tue, 01 Feb 2005 14:56:28 GMTThe Vietnamese man who survived the virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu, after it killed his brother.
Thu, 10 Jan 2008 17:30:28 GMTA date-by-date guide to how bird flu has affected the UK.
Fri, 10 Mar 2006 18:16:31 GMTTwo UN agencies leading the fight against the spread of bird flu tell owners to keep their pets indoors.
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 17:44:03 GMTVirus expert Prof John Oxford explains how bird flu may have spread from Hungary.
Fri, 28 Apr 2006 11:16:11 GMTWhat measures has the UK taken to deal with bird flu and the threat the virus might mutate and cause a human pandemic?
Wed, 19 Oct 2005 15:04:24 GMTUpdated details of how the UK would cope with a possible flu pandemic have been published by the government.
Mon, 05 Feb 2007 14:34:55 GMTDespite industry fears of a collapse in poultry sales, sales of chicken and turkey are normal at one West London market.
Wed, 19 Apr 2006 10:46:54 GMTThe spread of bird flu poses serious risks to endangered species in many Asian countries, say scientists.
Wed, 08 Mar 2006 19:51:31 GMTVillagers in the Dogubeyazit region of Turkey - the heart of January's bird flu outbreak - are taking measures to prevent its return.
Mon, 10 Apr 2006 15:29:51 GMTThe alarm caused by the discovery of a dead swan with bird flu in Britain is a direct echo of what happened in Germany when its first case was detected two months ago, writes the BBC's Ray Furlong.
Tue, 28 Feb 2006 23:52:02 GMTBird flu poses a significant potential economic threat to the UK's poultry industry but farmers are refusing to panic.
Mon, 10 Apr 2006 15:51:02 GMTOrganic farmer Ian Miller says customers are continuing to buy free-range produce despite restrictions.
Thu, 06 Apr 2006 13:30:16 GMTAs poultry farms in Europe face bird flu for the first time, Vietnamese farmers are only too familiar with the disease, writes Kate McGeown.
Mon, 20 Nov 2006 20:19:37 GMTScientists say the government is failing to take advantage of scientific developments in the fight to prevent a flu pandemic.
Mon, 11 Sep 2006 06:44:03 GMTScientists find a potential reason to explain why the H5N1 strain of bird flu is so deadly for people.
Fri, 30 Jun 2006 14:27:11 GMTSome experts meeting at a bird flu conference in Paris believe an effective vaccine against a human form of the virus could still be many years away.
Wed, 24 May 2006 21:19:22 GMTBBC news medical correspondent Fergus Walsh signs up as a volunteer to test a new vaccine for bird flu.
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 11:01:38 GMTHuman trials of an experimental vaccine against the H5N1 bird flu virus have begun in Belgium.
Wed, 19 Oct 2005 18:12:33 GMTH5N1 is not the only flu scientists have had to try to outwit in the past 100 years.
Fri, 14 Oct 2005 13:26:43 GMTExperts say it is no longer a question of if but when a pandemic of bird flu hits, so are we ready for it?