Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 10:09
Researchers in China`s Shanghai city have announced preliminary success in developing a vaccine as the country is witnessing a rise in cases of humans getting affected by bird flu, or H7N9 virus.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 16:39
Chinese health authorities today said that no proof has been found of the H7N9 virus spreading from human to human.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 30, 2014, 17:17
A Chinese man has died of?H7N9 bird flu and two other members of his family were infected with the deadly virus, raising concerns about the prospect of human- to-human transmission of disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 09:50
Two H7N9 avian flu patients, including a medical worker, have died in China`s Shanghai city, health authorities said Monday.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 20:07
A big wave of H7N9 bird flu cases and deaths in China since the start of 2014 is a reminder that emerging flu strains need constant surveillance if the world is not to be caught off guard by a deadly pandemic.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 11:02
The Chinese provinces of Fujian, Guangdong and Zhejiang Friday reported five fresh human cases of H7N9 bird flu, including one death.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 22:03
An 80-year-old man infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus has died in Hong Kong, the government said on Thursday, in the first such death in the city after the virus surfaced in early December.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 08:57
A mutant form of the H7N9 flu virus that is resistant to frontline drugs is just as contagious as its non-resistant counterpart, according to a lab test reported on Tuesday.