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Deadly Bird Flu In China Evolves, Spreads To New Regions - NPR Thu, 07 Sep 2017 20:51:10 GMT

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Deadly Bird Flu In China Evolves, Spreads To New Regions
NPR
This past year China had the largest outbreak of a deadly bird flu since the virus was first detected in March 2013. For the past five years, China has had annual ... All infections were caught in China, Hong Kong or Macao. Nearly 40 percent of those ...

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American poultry expert shares gold standard for avian flu control - Bizcommunity.com Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:24:28 GMT

American poultry expert shares gold standard for avian flu control
Bizcommunity.com
For example, when H5 first moved from birds to humans in Hong Kong, the US sent an expert to Hong Kong to learn how it was being managed, which helped inform our own safety, prevention and control programmes. Sharing our knowledge in sub-Saharan ...

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

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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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Eating well in Hong Kong doesn't have to be expensive - Channel NewsAsia Sat, 16 Sep 2017 04:06:13 GMT

Channel NewsAsia

Eating well in Hong Kong doesn't have to be expensive
Channel NewsAsia
HONG KONG: Although Hong Kong has a wide selection of great dining options, it's tricky trying to find a place that gives you value for money, yet without sacrificing on the quality of food and ambience of the restaurant. Take for example roast meat ...

Plenty to chew over on bird flu - Hong Kong Standard (press release) Mon, 28 Aug 2017 20:02:54 GMT

Plenty to chew over on bird flu
Hong Kong Standard (press release)
But a team of Chinese, Hong Kong and US experts found in epidemiological assessment of H5N6 human cases in China that the fatality rate was 75 percent (12 out of 16 hospitalized cases). This compared with 70 percent for H5N1 (30 out of 43) and 41 ...

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HK clamps down on bird flu - Independent Online Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:06:31 GMT

HK clamps down on bird flu
Independent Online
Hong Kong - The familiar clucking of chickens returned to Hong Kong's markets on Wednesday after a three-week ban, but bird flu fears may soon consign the local preference for freshly-killed meat to history. June's outbreak of the deadly H5N1 virus has ...

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BATANG MINDANAW: Why Mindanawons should prevent the spread of bird flu - Minda News Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:40:11 GMT

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BATANG MINDANAW: Why Mindanawons should prevent the spread of bird flu
Minda News
In Hong Kong, an HPAI strain H5N1 caused the first case of human infection in 1997 killing 60% of the people infected. Since 2003, the virus has spread from Asia to Europe and Africa. According to the World Health Organization, 41% of human avian flu ...

WHO says new bird flu is 'one of most lethal' - Independent Online Sat, 26 Aug 2017 23:16:08 GMT

Independent Online

WHO says new bird flu is 'one of most lethal'
Independent Online
Ho Pak-leung, an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, noted in the British Medical Journal that in the two months since it was first detected, the H7N9 flu has already resulted in almost twice as many ...

Soaring Food Prices Spice Up Asia's Inflation Outlook - Bloomberg Wed, 20 Sep 2017 22:01:22 GMT

Bloomberg

Soaring Food Prices Spice Up Asia's Inflation Outlook
Bloomberg
Egg prices rose 53 percent in August from a year earlier, impacted by a bird flu outbreak in late 2016 and early 2017 that sparked mass poultry culling. Officials don't expect the gains to persist. The central ... For the world's fastest growing region ...

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Time to replace DOJ chief - Inquirer.net Mon, 28 Aug 2017 21:02:25 GMT

Time to replace DOJ chief
Inquirer.net
People avoid eating chicken and eggs nowadays because of Agriculture Secretary Manny Piņol's early pronouncement that the bird flu virus had the type of strain that could be transmitted to humans. That particular strain killed many people in Hong Kong ...

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