China's Ministry of Agriculture announced Tuesday that dead fowl found in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region were confirmed as H5N1 positive in tests by the national laboratory. Full story
2009-02-10 14:45:28 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Agriculture announced Tuesday that dead fowl found in the northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region were confirmed as H5N1 positive in tests by the national laboratory.
2009-02-10 08:05:34 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Virus analysis of the bird flu-infected patients in the Chinese mainland showed no mutation that could cause human to human infection, said Mao Qun'an, spokesman of the Ministry of Health, on Tuesday.
2009-02-06 12:42:24 GMT Xinhua English
GUIYANG, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- A 29-year-old man who contracted bird flu last month in southwest China's Guizhou Province has recovered and was released from the hospital Friday after 22 days of treatment.
2009-02-11 03:43:49 GMT Xinhua English
HANOI, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Bird flu is raging seven provinces of Vietnam with two newly-reported bird flu stricken provinces of central Quang Tri and northern Bac Ninh, said the Department of Animal Health of Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development here on Wednesday.
2009-02-10 03:58:26 GMT Xinhua English
KATHMANDU, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Nepali officials said that bird flu has been fully under control in the country due to the effective performance of the rapid response teams deployed for the task, The Himalayan Times reported on Tuesday.
2009-02-10 03:53:21 GMT Xinhua English
HANOI, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's Ministry of Health confirmed that the 23-year-old Vietnamese woman Ly Tai Mui from northern Quang Ninh province has been infected with bird flu, the local newspaper Liberty Saigon reported Tuesday.
2009-02-08 21:13:51 GMT Xinhua English
CAIRO, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- A baby from southern Egypt has contracted the bird flu virus, which brings the number of human cases to 55 in the country, the Health Ministry announced Sunday.
2009-02-11 07:52:45 GMT China Daily
The rapid spread of bird flu, which is not uncommon among chickens and other fowl, has caught the attention of global health authorities. Here are the ABCs about this disease.
2009-02-11 07:51:27 GMT China Daily
Little can be done to prevent an outbreak of bird flu before vaccine production can get started, health experts caution, but they say common sense measures can help individuals protect themselves.
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