Cambodia reports 14th human case of bird flu

A three-year-old boy from Cambodia has been confirmed positive for the avian influenza H5N1, bringing the number of cases to 14 this year, the WHO and Cambodian authorities said Friday.

6,000 chickens culled in Bihar after bird flu outbreak

Nearly 6,000 chickens were culled and a large quantity of eggs destroyed in Bihar`s Purnea district in the last five days following an outbreak of bird flu.

China confirms 2 persons infected with bird flu

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.

Indonesia culls over 100,000 ducks to stop bird flu

Indonesia has culled 112,000 ducks for having a new strain of bird flu virus in the country, an official said here Monday.

H5N1 scare in Nepal, hundreds of birds culled

Hundreds of birds have been culled in central Nepal after the presence of bird flu virus was confirmed at a poultry farm.

Controversial bird flu studies cleared for publication

A US biosecurity committee has withdrawn its objection to the publication of two controversial bird flu studies.

Experts to study cause of bird flu outbreak

The Tripura government has decided to urge the central government to send special expert-teams to study the sporadic resurfacing of the contagious disease.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous.

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. Vietnam is also grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines long used to help protect its poultry flocks.

Fears of mutant virus escape halt bird flu study

Researchers have suspended their studies because of concerns the mutant virus they have created could be used as a form of bioterrorism.

Bird flu: Odisha begins culling poultry birds

Veterinarians and state officials Thursday began culling poultry birds in parts of Odisha`s Khordha district after bird flu was detected in the area.