New Flu Cases Rise in Shadow of SARS

The death of a 38-year-old chef in Zhejiang from a new strain of bird flu has brought the number of reported fatalities to three, following news on Sunday of two earlier deaths in Shanghai. Ten H7N9 cases have now been...

Rural China Virus Identified

A virus which killed as many as 30% of its early victims in rural China has been tentatively identified, and is believed to be borne by ticks. From MedPage Today: Since June 2009, investigators have documented the presence of...

Guangzhou Reports Suspected Bird Flu Outbreak – Xinhua

From Xinhua via Shanghai Daily: China’s southern city of Guangzhou has reported massive deaths of ducks in a village which are suspected to be a bird flu outbreak, according to information posted on the Website of the Ministry of Agriculture. On September 5, farmers in Sixian village, Xinzao Township in the Panyu district of Guangzhou […]

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