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Record Bird Flu Epidemic in China (MMWR - MedPage Today Fri, 08 Sep 2017 01:25:46 GMT

Record Bird Flu Epidemic in China (MMWR
MedPage Today
China's current H7N9 avian flu epidemic has almost as many infections as the previous four avian flu epidemics combined, CDC researchers found. A total of 759 human infections with H7N9 viruses were reported in China and its territories, including 281 ...

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H7N9 Avian Flu Continues to Spread, Worsen in China - Medscape Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:57:21 GMT

Medscape

H7N9 Avian Flu Continues to Spread, Worsen in China
Medscape
The latest epidemic of Asian lineage avian influenza A (Asian H7N9) in China infected almost as many patients as the four previous outbreaks combined and gave rise to a variant less susceptible to available treatments and vaccines, researchers report ...

This year's bird flu outbreak killed a record 281 people in China - VICE News Wed, 06 Sep 2017 17:08:55 GMT

VICE News

This year's bird flu outbreak killed a record 281 people in China
VICE News
Most of these cases were detected in mainland China, Hong Kong, or Macao, while a few included people who'd traveled from China. But the range of the flu also spread. In total, only 21 Chinese regions saw cases during the first four epidemics. This ...

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Chinese experts laud Pampanga's fast action vs bird flu | SunStar - Sun.Star Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:01:41 GMT

Chinese experts laud Pampanga's fast action vs bird flu | SunStar
Sun.Star
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Chinese experts lauded the efforts of the provincial government in response to the avian influenza (AI) that struck the poultry industry in San Luis town last August. This was gleaned during the “Poultry Stakeholders Forum: ...

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China bird flu outbreak 'under control' - Independent Online Fri, 08 Sep 2017 21:20:31 GMT

China bird flu outbreak 'under control'
Independent Online
A bird flu outbreak in northwestern China that killed nearly 5,000 fowls and led to the slaughter of 35,000 more is under control, state press on Wednesday quoted a top official as saying. The outbreak, first reported last week, occurred in the city of ...

Deadly Bird Flu Rises Again in China Spreading in Newer Regions - The Global Health News (press release) (blog) Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:53:44 GMT

The Global Health News (press release) (blog)

Deadly Bird Flu Rises Again in China Spreading in Newer Regions
The Global Health News (press release) (blog)
This previous year China had the biggest flare-up of a dangerous bird flu since the infection was first recognized in March 2013. For as long as five years, China had been flooding with virsues of H7N9 cases that took a toll around January and February.
Bird Flu: A new threat to China evolving and spreading to other regionsVersion Weekly

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Avian Flu Scan for Sep 07, 2017 - CIDRAP Thu, 07 Sep 2017 21:38:48 GMT

Avian Flu Scan for Sep 07, 2017
CIDRAP
In the latest gain-of-function (GOF) study, South Korean researchers have substituted genes from H5N1 avian influenza onto an H5N8 avian flu virus and found that it caused greater pathogenicity and up to a 1,000-fold greater virulence in mice. Writing ...

300 tonnes of diseased pig carcasses – the latest example of China's pollution crisis - The Guardian Tue, 12 Sep 2017 07:20:26 GMT

The Guardian

300 tonnes of diseased pig carcasses – the latest example of China's pollution crisis
The Guardian
Xinhua tried to play down the risks posed by the dead animals. “No human-infecting pig diseases, such as H5 and H7 bird flu viruses and foot-and-mouth disease” were found in samples tested by the authorities, it reported. But Caixin said that ...

Life returns to bird flu ground zero - Inquirer.net Sat, 02 Sep 2017 23:09:50 GMT

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Life returns to bird flu ground zero
Inquirer.net
SAN LUIS, Pampanga— Townsfolk are trying to restore normalcy in this poultry-dominated town in the aftermath of the country's first outbreak of avian flu. Gone are the hundred soldiers and 316 men tasked with destroying 470,640 chicken, ducks, quails, ...

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New Hope joins China's hog expansion frenzy even as pork prices sink - Reuters Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:02:42 GMT

New Hope joins China's hog expansion frenzy even as pork prices sink
Reuters
The news came as the listed unit of China's top animal feed producer New Hope Group said first-half profit fell 20.9 percent to 1.1 billion yuan ($166.8 million) as fears about bird flu hurt business. New Hope Liuhe said it will have more hog ...

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