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China bird flu virus may be more extensive: Report

China bird flu virus may be more extensive: Report

The deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this winter is hard to detect in chickens and geese, animal health experts say.

China bird flu deaths on the rise; authorities fretted

China bird flu deaths on the rise; authorities fretted

China has come a long way in learning how to communicate to the public and to respond to health crises since the SARS outbreak, when official reports of infections were criticised for their slowness and irregularity.

Shanghai reports two deaths in China bird flu outbreak

Two people have died from the H7N9 strain of bird flu in China`s commercial hub Shanghai, including a medical doctor, the local government said Monday, the city`s first fatalities from the virus this year.

43 deaths in China due to bird flu

The deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, which was first reported in humans in China this year, have left 43 people dead in the country so far.

Bird flu toll reaches 35 in China amid fresh outbreak in Tibet

The death toll due to the deadly new strain of bird flu in China has climbed to 35 with one more death due to H7N9 infection.

China bird flu toll rises to 32

One more person died Thursday in central China`s Henan province due to the H7N9 avian influenza, bringing the nationwide death toll to 32, officials said.

Bird flu toll in China rises to 24

An 89-year-old man has died in Shanghai from bird flu, raising the toll from the outbreak of the H7N9 strain of the disease to 24, media reports said.

H7N9 bird flu spreads to central China`s Hunan

China`s deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.

Source of deadly H7N9 influenza virus confirmed as from live China poultry market

In March 2013, a novel H7N9 influenza virus was identified in China as the etiological agent of a flu-like disease in humans, resulting in some deaths.

Asia on guard as Taiwan reports first bird flu case

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.

China bird flu spreads to new province

China on Tuesday said the H7N9 bird flu had spread to a new area as it confirmed the first case in the eastern province of Shandong in an outbreak which has so far killed 22 people.

China suspends wild bird sales over avian flu

Chinese government has ordered suspension of wild bird sales in a bid to prevent spread of the H7N9 bird flu.