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A six-year-old Egyptian boy has died of the H5N1 bird flu virus, the 24th human fatality of the disease in Egypt, state news agency MENA said on Tuesday.
2009/4/23
Scientists in Hong Kong and the United States have identified a synthetic compound which appears to be able to stop the replication of influenza viruses, including the H5N1 bird flu virus.
2009/4/16
A locally developed emergency vaccine against the virulent H5N1 bird flu strain is expected to be ready for clinical trial in the second half of this year, a senior Department of Health (DOH) official said.
2009/4/5
Hong Kong bird flu outbreak raises doubts about detection
A probe into an outbreak of bird flu at a Hong Kong chicken farm and carcasses popping up in city waters have raised questions over whether the H5N1 virus is going undetected in southern China.
2009/3/16
Four Indonesians have died of bird flu, bringing the death toll in the country hardest hit by the disease to 119, an official said Tuesday.
2009/3/4
Birds from a second quail farm in the central Japanese city of Toyohashi tested positive for the highly pathogenic H7N6 strain of bird flu, the local government said Monday.
2009/3/3
The Philippine government will slaughter 6,000 pigs on a farm near Manila where the Ebola-Reston virus has been found in the animals and its antibodies in humans, health officials said Friday.
2009/2/28
Bird flu has been reported on a central Japanese quail farm but no animals have died and no humans have been infected, an agriculture ministry official said Friday.
2009/2/28
The Philippines will slaughter 6,000 pigs at a hog farm north of the capital Manila to prevent the spread of the Ebola-Reston virus, health and farm officials said on Monday.
2009/2/24
Researchers have discovered human antibodies that neutralize not only H5N1 bird flu but other strains of influenza as well and say they hope to develop them into lifesaving treatments.
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