15:32, 17 February 2017 Friday
At least 269 human infections reported in country since January, with at least 87 fatalities, according to state media
09:15, 25 January 2017 Wednesday
The bird flu strain H7N9, which can cause serious respiratory illness, strikes most commonly in winter and spring.
15:52, 14 January 2017 Saturday
The 36-year-old man, surnamed Zhang, passed away on January 11 in Yongcheng city of the central province of Henan, Xinhua cited the provincial health and family planning commission as saying.
14:00, 30 November 2016 Wednesday
The H5N6 virus was first confirmed on November 18 at a farm in central South Korea and it has since spread to farms around the country, with the total number of cases now standing at 46.
20:23, 25 November 2016 Friday
A killer bird flu that is sweeping Europe has forced Sweden to cull more than 200,000 chickens
09:55, 12 May 2015 Tuesday
A strain of avian flu that until now had been found only in the Western United States has cropped up in Indiana, bringing the total number of states affected by the virulent outbreak to 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday.
16:06, 10 May 2015 Sunday
Virus was detected on farm in Balikesir, governor says
17:15, 22 April 2015 Wednesday
The cause of the outbreak was not yet known, the statement said.
16:01, 20 March 2015 Friday
Swedish authorities said on Friday they had discovered H5N8 bird flu in two dead swans, the same strain of the virus that has been found in several countries across Europe in recent months.
10:57, 26 February 2015 Thursday
Myanmar health officals say an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu in Mandalay
16:50, 15 February 2015 Sunday
Fatality is the 12th this year
00:02, 10 February 2015 Tuesday
No human infections have been reported with the H5N1 virus detected in Canada, unlike the genetically different Asian strain
13:34, 29 January 2015 Thursday
H5N1 bird flu spreads to totally 11 states in Nigeria.
14:42, 23 January 2015 Friday
A five-year-old boy died from the virus in the southern Assiut province
13:21, 22 January 2015 Thursday
Nigeria H5N1 bird flu now in 7 states, suspected in 140,000 birds
09:19, 17 January 2015 Saturday
Nigeria, Africa's most populous country and biggest economy, was the continent's first country to detect bird flu in 2006
16:22, 31 December 2014 Wednesday
According to the statement, the latest fatality brings to 11 the number of people to have recently succumbed to the virus
10:59, 28 December 2014 Sunday
The case has been classified as "imported" after it emerged the woman had recently been in the Longgang district of Shenzhen in mainland China
09:07, 25 December 2014 Thursday
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), from 2003 to Oct. 2, 2014, 668 laboratory-confirmed human cases of H5N1 infection have been officially reported by 16 countries.
09:14, 23 December 2014 Tuesday
About 220,000 tonnes of frozen poultry meat and about 426 million poultry eggs were imported into Hong Kong from the U.S. from January to October this year
10:54, 21 December 2014 Sunday
The suspension comes as South Korea is struggling to contain its own outbreak of bird flu in birds.
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