Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 13:32
A 73-year-old Chinese woman has died of a type of bird flu new in humans, health officials say, but experts believe the risk of it spreading between people is low.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 12:57
Hong Kong today confirmed its first human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, according to a report, in the latest sign of the virus spreading beyond mainland China.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 19:43
Around 70,000 new HIV cases were reported in China in the first nine months of the year, bringing the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS to 434,000.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 21:39
Chinese researchers have developed a vaccine for H7N9 bird flu virus which left more than 45 dead in China during the last few months.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 21:12
About 25.4 million rural women in China have received free cervical or breast cancer screenings since a national program was launched in 2009, said a women`s organisation Saturday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 09:56
Fresh human cases in eastern China of a deadly new strain of bird flu signal the potential for "a new epidemic wave" of the disease in coming winter months, scientists said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 13:22
A new research has suggested that a common food additive can block a deadly new strain of avian influenza virus from infecting healthy cells.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 19:53
China confirmed a new human case of the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu on Wednesday, the second infection reported in October after a summer lull.