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Black market for live chickens thrives in China despite bird flu bans

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Vans stocked with live poultry can be found down alleyways in the southern city of Guangzhou, with customers shrugging off the health risks Guangdong housewife Zhang Yi makes [...]
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Thailand issues warning over the spread of the hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD)

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Outbreak News Today | 6:00 AM

Thailand health officials issued an advisory last week after reporting increased numbers of the viral infection, hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD), mostly in children [...]
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How China Can Stop a Pandemic

28-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

The deadliest outbreak of H7N9 bird flu since its discovery in 2013 is sweeping across China. It’s caused at least 100 deaths and has been detected in half the [...]
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6 bird flu outbreaks reported in Vietnam

24-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Xinhua | 6:00 AM

Vietnam has reported six bird flu outbreaks in five provinces nationwide in the past 21 days, said Pham Van Dong, chief of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural [...]
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China reports more severe form of bird flu, threat to poultry – WHO

China reports more severe form of bird flu, threat to poultry – WHO

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

China has detected an evolution in the H7N9 avian flu virus that is capable of causing severe disease in poultry and requires close monitoring, the World Health Organization [...]
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UN health agency ‘vigilant’ about China bird flu outbreak

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Associated Press | 6:00 AM

The World Health Organization says an increase in bird flu cases in China this year has not shown sustained human-to-human transmission, but it vows to remain [...]
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China discovers new mutation of bird flu virus

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | IANS India Private Limited | 6:00 AM

China has discovered a new mutation of the H7N9 bird flu virus, which is being considered the deadliest till now, a media report said on Tuesday. The new strain is more [...]
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Vietnam on high alert over bird flu risk

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nationmultimedia | 6:00 AM

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has ordered provinces and cities across the country to urgently take appropriate measures to arrest the spread of the A/H7N9 virus, [...]
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Taiwan battles bird flu outbreaks

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | News.com.au | 6:00 AM

Taiwan is stepping up efforts to battle bird flu outbreaks through various measures in a bid to prevent poultry-to-human transmission of the virus. Since discovering its [...]
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Taiwan Stock Market May Test Resistance At 9,800 Points

23-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Nasdaq | 6:00 AM

The Taiwan stock market has moved higher in two of three trading days since the end of the two-day slide in which it had slipped 40 points or 0.4 percent. The Taiwan Stock [...]
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Chinese clinical researcher launches HIV immune booster in Kenya

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Standard Media | 6:00 AM

A Chinese medical practitioner and clinical researcher at has developed a herbal drug he claims boosts immunity against HIV/Aids and a number of other ailments. Shengxun, who [...]
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Vietnam reports H5N6 and H5N1 outbreaks as Europe battles more H5N8

22-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Cidrap | 6:00 AM

Animal health officials in Vietnam reported the first outbreaks of the year involving two highly pathogenic avian flu strains – H5N6 and H5N1 – as five European [...]
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Korea to establish foot-and-mouth vaccine plant by 2020

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

South Korea plans to set up a plant to manufacture a locally developed foot-and-mouth vaccine by 2020 as part of efforts to combat outbreaks of the viral animal disease, the [...]
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China Says Bird Flu Spread Slows, Vows to Stiffen Controls

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Jakartaglobe | 6:00 AM

The spread of a deadly strain of bird flu in China is slowing, health authorities said on Thursday (16/02), as they vowed to tighten controls on markets and the transport of [...]
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Bird flu rates may be higher in China farms

Bird flu rates may be higher in China farms

20-Feb-2017 Intellasia | Straitstimes | 6:00 AM

Bird flu infection rates in Chinese poultry farms may be far higher than previously thought because the strain of the deadly virus that has killed more than 100 people this [...]
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