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31 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bird flu killed Indonesian baby girl

The girl, from west Jakarta, is the country's 23rd victim of bird flu, senior ministry official I. Nyoman Kandun told Reuters after receiving results from the laboratory in Hong Kong.

5 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

One flu over the human nest

Vaccination is one of the greatest achievements of medicine and has spared millions of people the effects of devastating diseases. It's clear it has a vital role to play in the ongoing concerns over the bird flu.

2 Mar 2006 | 12:00 AM

9,000 chicks die on China farm, not bird flu - paper

The weather in the area has been cold and wet, leading authorities in the populous province to the reach an initial conclusion that the young birds fell ill and died of coccidiosis, an intestinal parasite, Wen Wei Po reported.

21 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

China warns of fresh bird flu outbreaks this spring

China has reported more than 30 outbreaks of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in both poultry and wild birds in a dozen provinces in the past year, along with 11 human cases in recent months, eight of whom have died.

21 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

China warns of fresh bird flu outbreaks this spring

China has reported more than 30 outbreaks of the H5N1 strain of bird flu in both poultry and wild birds in a dozen provinces in the past year, along with 12 human cases in recent months, eight of whom have died.

12 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia says two more bird flu cases confirmed

The confirmation came after tests on two women who died after local tests found them as having the H5N1 bird flu virus, said Hariadi Wibisono, director of control of animal-borne diseases at the ministry.

11 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Romania tests Danube delta fowl, suspects bird flu

The delta is Europe's largest wetlands and lies on a major migratory route for wild birds, believed to be the carriers of the virus in its highly pathogenic H5N1 form.