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10 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

China reports eighth death from bird flu - Xinhua

The victim was a 20-year-old farmer, who had shown symptoms of fever and pneumonia on Jan. 27 after culling poultry raised in her home. She died on Feb. 4, the ministry said.

10 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

China reports eighth death from bird flu - Xinhua

The victim was a 20-year-old farmer, who had shown symptoms of fever and pneumonia on Jan. 27 after culling poultry raised in her home. She died on Feb. 4, the ministry said.

4 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia says four more bird flu cases confirmed

Hariadi Wibisono, the ministry's director of control of animal-borne diseases, said that raised Indonesia's total confirmed human bird flu cases to 23.

4 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Indonesia says four more bird flu cases confirmed

Hariadi Wibisono, the ministry's director of control of animal-borne diseases, said that raised Indonesia's total confirmed human bird flu cases to 23.

11 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

INTERVIEW - WHO warns of more bird flu ahead of Lunar New Year

Shigeru Omi, WHO's regional director for the Western Pacific, urged people to avoid close contact with birds to avoid being infected with the H5N1 strain of avian flu which has killed more than 70 people since late 2003.

11 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

INTERVIEW - WHO warns of more bird flu ahead of Lunar New Year

Shigeru Omi, WHO's regional director for the Western Pacific, urged people to avoid close contact with birds to avoid being infected with the H5N1 strain of avian flu which has killed more than 70 people since late 2003.

26 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

China to launch new bird flu vaccine for poultry

The new vaccine -- 1 billion shots of which are expected to have been produced by year-end -- will be used alongside existing vaccines from next year, the China Daily said, quoting chief veterinarian Jia Youling.