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Drug resistant Chinese bird flu raises concern
Drug resistant Chinese bird flu raises concern
The H7N9 virus was found to be resistant to Roche's widely used flu drug in three out of 14 patients who were studied in detail by doctors from...
WHO: Latest bird flu cases no cause for panic
WHO: Latest bird flu cases no cause for panic
The organisation reported this on Monday, as the number of people infected rose to 21, with six deaths.
Scientists race to get ahead of mutating bird flu
Scientists race to get ahead of mutating bird flu
But scientists say there is no evidence so far that the H7N9 flu – now known to have infected nine people in China, killing three – is...
Scientist shows how he tweaked bird flu to infect humans
Scientist shows how he tweaked bird flu to infect humans
A scientist whose work was deemed too dangerous to publish by US biosecurity advisers revealed for the first time on Tuesday how he created a...
Bird flu virus kills Chinese man
Bird flu virus kills Chinese man
A Chinese man diagnosed with the country's first case of bird flu in more than a year has died in the southern city of Shenzhen.
US pleads to keep bird flu studies secret
US pleads to keep bird flu studies secret
The US government has asked the scientific journals Nature and Science to censor data on a lab-made version of bird flu that...
Hong Kong bird flu case appears isolated
Hong Kong bird flu case appears isolated
Hong Kong officials said on Monday tests indicated no city-wide outbreak of bird flu as the first patient infected with the virus in seven years...
WHO declares first 21st century flu pandemic
WHO declares first 21st century flu pandemic
The World Health Organisation declared an influenza pandemic on Thursday and advised governments to prepare for a long-term battle against an...
Global flu epidemic fear rises, more US cases
Global flu epidemic fear rises, more US cases
A new flu virus that has killed up to 81 people in Mexico could start a global epidemic, the World Health Organisation warned on Saturday as the...
Deadly new flu strain threatens Mexico, US
Deadly new flu strain threatens Mexico, US
Mexican and US health officials searched on Saturday for signs an outbreak of a new flu strain is spreading further, after it killed up to 68...
New bird-flu strain detected in Nigeria
New bird-flu strain detected in Nigeria
Scientists have detected for the first time in Nigeria a new strain of the virus that causes avian influenza -- also known as bird flu -- a United...

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