25 Apr '13, 11am

Study confirms poultry as source of #H7N9 bird flu

Chickens sit inside cages in a traditional market in Taipei on April 25, 2013. Chinese researchers reporting in The Lancet on Thursday confirmed poultry as a source of H7N9 flu among humans but said they found no evidence of person-to-person transmission. -- PHOTO: REUTERS PARIS (AFP) - Chinese researchers reporting in The Lancet on Thursday confirmed poultry as a source of H7N9 flu among humans but said they found no evidence of person-to-person transmission. A probe into four cases of human H7N9 influence in eastern Zhejiang province determined that all the patients had been exposed to poultry, either through their occupation or through visiting so-called wet poultry markets. The World Health Organization (WHO) had previously said poultry were the likely source of the virus, which has been linked to 23 deaths out of 109 identified cases. Related Stories Asia on guard aft...

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straitstimes.com 24 Apr '13, 10am

TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan on Wednesday reported the first case of the H7N9 bird flu outside of mainland China. The 53-year-old...

#H7N9 bird flu spreads to southern #China

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straitstimes.com 26 Apr '13, 11am

SHANGHAI (AFP) - China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to a province in the country's south, the government ...

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straitstimes.com 27 Apr '13, 12pm

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straitstimes.com 26 Apr '13, 6am

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straitstimes.com 17 Apr '13, 9am

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straitstimes.com 20 Apr '13, 12pm

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channelnewsasia.com 13 Apr '13, 2am

BEIJING: A seven-year-old girl was confirmed as Beijing's first human case of H7N9 bird flu on Saturday, local authorities...

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straitstimes.com 13 Apr '13, 1am

BEIJING (AFP) - A seven-year-old girl was confirmed as Beijing’s first human case of H7N9 bird flu on Saturday, local auth...

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