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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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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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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 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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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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