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Bird flu death toll climbs to 10 in China; 5 new cases

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 21:26

The death toll due to the bird flu outbreak continued to rise in China as one more person died taking the total number of fatalities to 10 while five more cases of the deadly virus were reported.

China bird-flu outbreak toll reaches six

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 11:17

The toll from an outbreak of a new strain of bird flu in eastern China rose to six on Friday with the deaths of a farmer in Zhejiang province and two other people in this metropolis.

Two more die due to bird flu in China; virus traced to pigeons

Last Updated: Thursday, April 04, 2013, 18:09

Two more persons died in China due to H7N9 bird flu, taking death toll from new strain of avian influenza to five in the country even as officials traced the new deadly virus to pigeons in Shanghai.

China reports 4th case of deadly H7N9 bird flu

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 18:36

China today reported a fourth case of the H7N9 bird flu believed to be a new type of deadly virus that claimed two lives so far, creating anxiety among the health officials.

New strain of bird flu kills two in China

Last Updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013, 17:52

Two men from Shanghai have died after contracting the lesser-known H7N9 strain of avian influenza, while a third patient is in a critical condition, the Chinese government said today.

China confirms 2 persons infected with bird flu

Last Updated: Sunday, February 10, 2013, 22:20

China on Sunday reported two human cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in the country`s southwestern city of Guiyang, the Ministry of Health announced.

China confirms H5N1 bird flu outbreak in Xinjiang

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 15:21

China`s northwestern Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region has reported an outbreak of H5N1 in poultry, the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) announced Monday.

China appeals for calm after first death from flu

Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 15:30

Health authorities in southern China have asked residents not to panic after a man who contracted the bird flu virus died at the weekend, saying the deadly virus is not transmissible to humans.