Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 15:15
Chinese woman infected with the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus died of multiple organ failure, a Beijing hospital said, bringing the total fatalities from the disease to 45.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 15:01
Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 09:03
Asian countries on Thursday urged renewed vigilance against a spread of H7N9 bird flu after Taiwan reported a case of the deadly strain, the world`s first outside mainland China.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 18:47
A top Chinese biology lab Wednesday ascribed the H7N9 avian influenza to genetic reassortment of wild birds from east Asia and chickens from east China.
Last Updated: Monday, April 08, 2013, 14:13
The World Health Organisation has said that there is no proof that the H7N9 bird flu virus is being transmitted between people in China.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 07, 2013, 16:43
A bunch of dead sparrows created a scare in China`s bird flu-hit Nanjing city, prompting local officials to test them for the H7N9 virus.
Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 12:02
Bird flu in China appears to have mutated, and the virus has genetic markers that would help it infect people, a report has said.
Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 12:14
A sixth person has died of H7N9 bird flu in China, state media said Friday, after authorities culled poultry at a Shanghai market where the virus was detected.