Wed, 15 Apr 2009 13:51:17 GMTScientists in Hong Kong and the U.S. have identified a synthetic compound which appears to be able to stop the replication of influenza viruses, including the H5N1 bird flu virus.
Wed, 15 Apr 2009 20:31:33 GMTA 33-year-old Egyptian woman has contracted the highly pathogenic bird flu virus, the fourth case this month, Egyptian state news agency MENA said.
Tue, 7 Apr 2009 18:03:47 GMTState and federal authorities are investigating an outbreak of bird flu on a poultry farm in western Kentucky.
Wed, 11 Feb 2009 18:03:56 GMTA 23-year-old Vietnamese woman has been infected with bird flu and is in serious condition, the World Health Organization said.
Sun, 8 Feb 2009 20:36:03 GMTA melee broke out in northern Vietnam when more than 100 villagers prevented authorities from destroying chickens to stop the spread of bird flu, officials said.
Wed, 4 Feb 2009 18:50:32 GMTThree of the 21 dead birds that recently washed up on Hong Kong's shores tested positive for the deadly strain of bird flu, the government said Wednesday.
Tue, 27 Jan 2009 01:13:08 GMTThere is no sign an outbreak of bird flu in Canada has spread beyond the turkey farm near Vancouver where the disease was discovered last week but testing continues, officials said.
Wed, 21 Jan 2009 00:46:21 GMTChina faces a grim situation in preventing and controlling human cases of bird flu, the health minister said after announcing four infections and three deaths.
Mon, 19 Jan 2009 01:40:32 GMTThe Chinese Health Ministry says a second person has died from bird flu in China this year.
Tue, 6 Jan 2009 20:46:39 GMT
(image) A Chinese woman has died from bird flu in a Beijing hospital, the government reported , but the World Health Organization said the case did not signal a new public health threat.
Tue, 16 Dec 2008 01:46:36 GMTThe deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found in samples taken from dead chickens in eastern India.
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 19:00:20 GMTA World Health Organization official urged Asian governments not to let down their guard against bird flu, saying a new outbreak in Hong Kong shows the disease still poses a threat.
Tue, 9 Dec 2008 17:02:15 GMT
(image) Three dead chickens tested positive for bird flu in Hong Kong, prompting the city to suspend poultry imports for 21 days and begin slaughtering 80,000 birds, an official said Tuesday.
Tue, 21 Oct 2008 20:52:07 GMTInternational efforts have pushed back the spread of bird flu this year, but the risk of a global influenza pandemic killing millions is as great as ever, the United Nations reported.