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China's Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from Italy's Milan over bird flu outbreak - Xinhua Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:58:19 GMT

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China's Hong Kong suspends import of poultry products from Italy's Milan over bird flu outbreak
Xinhua
HONG KONG, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The food safety authority of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) announced on Monday suspension of poultry products imports from the province of Milan in Italy over an outbreak of bird flu. In view of ...
Hong Kong blocks Milan poultry (3)ANSA

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H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea - CIDRAP Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:03:50 GMT

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H5N6 sickens Chinese man, strikes duck farm in South Korea
CIDRAP
In new H5N6 avian flu developments, a Chinese man is hospitalized in critical condition after he likely contracted the virus from poultry, and South Korea reported an outbreak from the highly pathogenic virus at a commercial duck farm. Poultry ...

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Prayut sets out Apec vision - Bangkok Post Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:47:07 GMT

Bangkok Post

Prayut sets out Apec vision
Bangkok Post
Both economies hope that setting up the HKETO and the previous visits by the chief of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Hong Kong business people earlier this year would promote cooperation and trade between Hong Kong and Thailand, Lt Gen ...

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Breakthrough in H7N9 study a boost for bird flu drug research in Hong Kong - South China Morning Post Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:55:27 GMT

South China Morning Post

Breakthrough in H7N9 study a boost for bird flu drug research in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post
A team of researchers at the University of Hong Kong has cracked the mystery behind how the deadly H7N9 virus has attained a higher ability to infect humans while also being contagious among avian species, placing the city at the forefront of bird flu ...
Tiny genetic change lets bird flu leap to humansBBC News
Single nucleotide change responsible for allowing H7N9 flu to jump from birds to humans foundPhys.Org
This Is How The World Gets SickFast Company

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Asia is unprepared for the next flu outbreak - Asian Correspondent Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:58:55 GMT

Asian Correspondent

Asia is unprepared for the next flu outbreak
Asian Correspondent
During the month of July in Hong Kong, Chief Executive Carrie Lam called for local health authorities to take 'urgent measures' to cope with one of the city's worst flu outbreaks on record. Meanwhile, in Northeast Asia, avian flu has swept across the ...

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How live animal markets create a perfect storm for bird ... - STAT News - STAT Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:36:52 GMT

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How live animal markets create a perfect storm for bird ... - STAT News
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At China's live animal markets, the slaughtering and defeathering of chickens infected with bird flu creates invisible viral clouds that can engulf humans.

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Why Chinese Scientists Are More Worried Than Ever About Bird Flu - NPR Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:06:26 GMT

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Why Chinese Scientists Are More Worried Than Ever About Bird Flu
NPR
At a research lab on top of a forested hill overlooking Hong Kong, scientists are growing viruses. They first drill tiny holes into an egg before inoculating it with avian influenza to observe how the virus behaves. This lab at Hong Kong University is ...

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New bird flu test in Hong Kong markets as human infections soar in mainland China - South China Morning Post Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:50:41 GMT

South China Morning Post

New bird flu test in Hong Kong markets as human infections soar in mainland China
South China Morning Post
A new bird flu test will be conducted in the city's wet markets in an attempt to tighten surveillance of the virus amid a spike in human infections in mainland China. The number of human cases of H7 on the mainland this winter had reached 364 by Tuesday.
Poultry markets shutter in China following 79 deaths from H7N9 bird flu in JanuaryHong Kong Free Press
Chinese poultry markets closed to stop spread of avian fluCNN
Dozens die of bird flu in China amid fears of new health crisisStuff.co.nz
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Iran Chicken Exports Earn Over $9M - ThePoultrySite.com Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:05:15 GMT

Iran Chicken Exports Earn Over $9M
ThePoultrySite.com
According to Financial Tribune, Young Journalists Club reported that the main export destinations for Iranian chicken were Hong Kong, Iraq, Qatar, Vietnam, Taiwan and Macau. About 50,000 tons of chicken were exported from Iran in the last fiscal ...

Hong Kong confirms second bird flu death this winter - CNBC Fri, 06 Jan 2017 07:49:22 GMT

CNBC

Hong Kong confirms second bird flu death this winter
CNBC
A 62-year-old man travelling from mainland China died in Hong Kong from bird flu on Friday, the second such death this winter, the Hospital Authority said. The man, who visited the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou in mid-December and was hospitalized ...
China confirms latest human death from H7N9 bird fluFox News
Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus ChinaWorld Health Organization
H7N9 activity intensifies in China with 16 more casesCIDRAP

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