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China shuts poultry markets as bird-flu deaths rise

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Atimes | 6:00 AM

The global spread of bird flu and the number of viral strains currently circulating and causing infections have reached unprecedented levels, raising the risk of a potential [...]
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Dozens die of bird flu in China amid fears of new health crisis

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As many as 79 people died from H7N9 bird flu in China last month, the government said, stoking worries the spread of the virus this season could be the worst on record. [...]
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China says bird flu spread slows, vows to stiffen controls

China says bird flu spread slows, vows to stiffen controls

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The spread of a deadly strain of bird flu in China is slowing, health authorities said on Thursday, as they vowed to tighten controls on markets and the transport of live [...]
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Korea Seals Off 2 Hospitals Due to Outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

18-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Smobserved | 6:00 AM

While we’re experiencing a Norovirus health scare in Santa Monica, simultaneously Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) has infected 126 people in South Korea and [...]
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China bird flu deaths surge in what could be the worst season ever

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As many as 79 people died from H7N9 bird flu in China last month, the government said, stoking worries that the spread of the virus this season could be the worst on record. [...]
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Vietnam reports 232 Zika infection cases since 2016: ministry

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | MB | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has reported a total of 219 Zika infection cases in 2016 and 13 new cases in 2017, bringing the total Zika cases nationwide since 2016 to 232, said the Ministry of [...]
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China carfentanil ban a ‘game-changer’ for opioid epidemic

17-Feb-2017 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

China is adding the deadly elephant tranquiliser carfentanil and three related synthetic opioids to its list of controlled substances effective March 1, China’s [...]
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China Registers 2 New Cases of H7N9 Bird Flu

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Sputnik News | 6:00 AM

Chinese health authorities have registered two more cases of H7N9 avian influenza virus infection in the country’s central Sichuan province, local media reported [...]
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Surgeon performs China’s first heart operation on Aids patient

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Asiaone | 6:00 AM

An Aids patient suffering from a serious heart condition has undergone a successful surgery in Shanghai – the first of its kind in the country – and is about to [...]
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Taiwan on alert as bird flu outbreak continues

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has already reported four cases and critics are accusing the government of slow response. The Taiwan government was urged on Monday to issue its highest warning level [...]
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China bird flu deaths surge in what could be worst season ever

China bird flu deaths surge in what could be worst season ever

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

As many as 79 people have died from H7N9 bird flu in China last month, the government said, stoking worries that the spread of the virus this season could be the worst on [...]
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China bird flu fears hit poultry prices, meat producer shares

16-Feb-2017 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Chinese chicken prices sank to their lowest level in more than a decade on Wednesday as fears grow about the spread of bird flu, hurting meat producers’ share prices [...]
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Taiwan bird flu culls reach nearly 130000 as H5N6 cases confirmed

Taiwan bird flu culls reach nearly 130000 as H5N6 cases confirmed

15-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has culled nearly 130,000 poultry since the start of this year as authorities reported a fresh strain of bird flu cases on the island. The highly pathogenic H5N6 avian [...]
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Taiwan on high alert over avian flu outbreaks at poultry farms

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

Following confirmation that poultry farms in Taiwan have been infected with the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5N6, the Cabinet-level Council of Agriculture (COA) [...]
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Taiwan reports more H5N6 bird flu cases

14-Feb-2017 Intellasia | China.org.cn | 6:00 AM

Taiwan has reported three H5N6 bird flu cases this week, and authorities are reinforcing measures to prevent further infections. The latest case was reported Sunday when [...]
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