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25 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

South Korea confirms bird flu of H5N1 strain

The agriculture ministry said earlier this week it suspected that a highly virulent strain of bird flu killed 6,000 chickens at a farm in the southwest part of the country that lies on a path for migratory birds.

25 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

South Korea confirms bird flu of H5N1 strain

The agriculture ministry said earlier this week it suspected that a highly virulent strain of bird flu killed 6,000 chickens at a farm in the southwest part of the country that lies on a path for migratory birds.

14 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tests confirm Indonesian child died of bird flu

The child's death takes the number of human bird flu deaths in the country to 41.

14 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tests confirm Indonesian child died of bird flu

The child's death takes the number of human bird flu deaths in the country to 41.

14 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tests confirm Indonesian child died of bird flu

The child's death takes the number of human bird flu deaths in the country to 41.

20 Jun 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.S. trains foreign scientists in bird-flu testing

The one-week session at the National Veterinary Services Laboratories in Ames, Iowa, is the third in a series of

5 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bird flu kills Cambodian boy, Egyptian baby infected

In Europe, experts called for new precautions because cats, and possibly other mammals, can be infected and could spread the virus. Dr Albert Osterhaus, of Erasmus University in Rotterdam warned that cats may help the virus to adapt into a more highly infectious strain in humans which could spark a pandemic.