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China Reports Bird Flu Outbreak Near Hong Kong Border
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 7:32:00 PM
China on Tuesday reported a bird flu outbreak in ducks in the southern province of Guangdong, close to Hong Kong where poultry at all commercial markets was culled last week.   Full Story

WHO Seeks More Collaborative Research on Bird Flu
Friday, May 09, 2008 8:06:00 PM
The World Health Organisation called on Friday for more collaborative research into the bird flu virus, which it said could help reduce death and illness in a human influenza pandemic.   Full Story

South Korea Culls 3 Million Birds as Bird Flu Spreads Fast
Thursday, April 17, 2008 8:23:00 AM
SEOUL—South Korea said on Thursday it had culled three million farmed birds and was probing seven fresh cases of suspected bird flu, as the country grapples with its worst avian influenza outbreak in ...   Full Story

South Korea Confirms Latest Deadly Bird Flu Strain
Sunday, April 13, 2008 9:20:00 PM
SEOUL—South Korea on Sunday confirmed its latest case of bird flu as from the deadly H5N1 strain, adding to a string of outbreaks in recent weeks which led to the culling of more than half a million p ...   Full Story

Bird Flu Showing Signs of Mutation Says China Expert
Tuesday, March 11, 2008 7:15:00 PM
HONG KONG—One of China's top doctors has said that the H5N1 bird flu virus has shown signs of mutation and can kill human victims more easily if treatment is not given early enough, newspapers rep ...   Full Story

Bird Flu Spreads in Bangladesh, State to Pay for Culled Poultry
Monday, February 04, 2008 8:11:00 AM
DHAKA—Bird flu has spread to two more districts in Bangladesh, taking the number of affected districts to 36, a livestock official said on Monday, as the government pledged to raise compensation to fa ...   Full Story

Bangladesh Steps Up Vigilance as Bird Flu Spreads
Friday, February 01, 2008 8:08:00 PM
In less than a year, bird flu has spread to nearly half of Bangladesh's 64 districts, threatening the livelihoods of millions of people reliant on the poultry industry and driving up food prices.   Full Story

Bird Flu Threat Still Real, Scientists Say
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 8:30:00 AM
BANGKOK—The world cannot afford to be complacent about the H5N1 bird flu virus despite its failure to trigger a human pandemic four years after sweeping across most of Asia, experts and officials said ...   Full Story

Bird Flu Hits Vietnam Poultry, May Have Killed One Person
Tuesday, January 22, 2008 8:07:00 PM
Bird flu may have killed a 32-year-old Vietnamese man in a northern province where the virus has been found in poultry, state-run media and a government report said on Tuesday.   Full Story

H5N1 Bird Flu Strain Kills Three Swans in England
Thursday, January 10, 2008 6:10:00 PM
The highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu strain has been confirmed in three wild mute swans found dead in Dorset, southern England, Britain's farm ministry said on Thursday.   Full Story

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