China confirms 77 H7N9 cases, 16 deaths

During the period from 6 p.m. on Monday to 8 p.m. Tuesday, China confirmed 14 new cases of H7N9 avian influenza, with two more death reported in Shanghai. Full Story

Beijing reports H7N9 flu virus carrier

Beijing municipal health authorities said Monday that a four-year-old boy, who was tested positive for H7N9 flu virus, was determined to be a H7N9 flu virus carrier. Full Story

Beijing reports first case of H7N9 infection

A seven-year-old girl in Beijing was infected with the H7N9 strain of bird flu, the first such case in the Chinese capital, local health authorities said Saturday. Full Story

Pregnant woman with H7N9 flu delivers baby

2013-07-18 23:56:09 GMT  Xinhua English  

THE world's first pregnant woman infected with H7N9 bird flu has given birth to a heathy girl in a hospital in Zhenjiang City, east China's Jiangsu Province. Full Story

China confirms 131 H7N9 cases, 39 deaths

2013-06-10 00:17:01 GMT  Xinhua English  

A total of 131 H7N9 avian flu cases have been reported on the Chinese mainland, including 39 that have ended in death, according to an update released Sunday by health authorities. Full Story

Elderly more at risk from H7N9 virus

2013-06-07 01:38:21 GMT  Shanghai Daily  

MOST of those infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus have been older people with pre-existing medical problems, putting them at greater risk of getting critically ill or dying, according to China's first comprehensive study of the new virus. Full Story

Most Chinese satisfied with gov't H7N9 response: survey

2013-05-24 09:06:35 GMT  Xinhua English  

Most Chinese are satisfied with the way the government responded to the recent H7N9 bird flu outbreak, according to survey results released on Friday. Full Story

Taiwan's 1st H7N9 bird flu patient recovers

2013-05-24 08:35:54 GMT  Xinhua English  

The first Taiwanese person to be infected with the H7N9 bird flu has recovered and left the hospital on Friday after 35 days of treatment, a spokesman for Taiwan University Hospital said on Friday. Full Story

S. Korea on alert as H7N9 spreads in China

2013-05-07 08:25:38 GMT  

South Korea's foreign ministry issued a travel advisory Tuesday warning its citizens living in or traveling to China to take precautions against the spread of the H7N9 bird flu in the nearby country. Full Story

China rapid in response to bird flu: Nature

2013-05-04 14:00:57 GMT  Xinhua English  

China deserves credit for its rapid response to the outbreaks of H7N9 avian influenza, and its early openness in the reporting and sharing of data, a prestigious scientific journal has said. Full Story

H7N9 vaccine needs international cooperation

2013-04-24 16:16:36 GMT  Xinhua English  

Chinese studies of a H7N9 bird flu vaccine needs technical support and cooperation from the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as related professional institutions, an official said on Wednesday. Full Story

World experts to help China with bird flu investigation

2013-04-17 01:30:35 GMT  

An international team of flu experts will go to China this week to help with investigations into the deadly H7N9 virus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. Full Story

WHO prepares assessment mission of H7N9 in China

2013-04-17 00:25:15 GMT  Xinhua English  

A mission is scheduled to arrive in China within the week for a week-long assessment of the H7N9 influenza in the country, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday. Full Story

No vaccination against H7N9

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H7N9 worries bring bird-free holiday

2013-04-29 01:03:16 GMT  Xinhua English  

The arrival of the H7N9 bird flu has affected China's tourism industry, with tourists shunning wetlands and farms while restaurants eliminate chicken and duck from their menus. Full Story

Premier Li: 'High alert' remains on bird flu

2013-04-29 00:25:03 GMT  China Daily  

Premier Li Keqiang on Sunday urged the nation to remain on high alert over the new strain of bird flu, to reduce the death rate. Full Story

Chinese scientists reveal H7N9 flu virus origins

2013-04-24 02:10:15 GMT  Xinhua English  

Scientists have found that the H7N9 flu virus in humans has a similar gene sequence to that of H7N9 found in live poultry, the China Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) said Tuesday. Full Story

Bird flu brings windfall for businesses

2013-04-22 23:46:25 GMT  Xinhua English  

A new strain of bird flu that has been spotted across China has brought vegetable dealer Xu Jialiang mixed feelings. Full Story

No evidence of human-to-human transmission: H7N9 experts panel

2013-04-22 16:13:09 GMT  Xinhua English  

No evidence has been found showing the H7N9 avian flu strain can be transmitted through human-to-human contacts, a panel of Chinese and World Health Organization (WHO) experts said on Monday. Full Story