LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of H7N9 bird flu cases and deaths in China since the start of 2014 shows emerging flu strains need constant surveillance if the world is not to be caught off guard by a deadly (Wave or Clusters?
A wave of H7N9 bird flu cases and deaths in China since the start of 2014 shows that the emerging flu strains need constant surveillance if the world is not to be caught off guard by a deadly pandemic.
BEIJING (AFP) - China has reported a new death from the H7N9 bird flu virus, state media said on Friday, bringing the toll this year to at least four as the disease returns following its 2013 outbreak.
ZHEJIANG, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- As millions of Chinese prepare to return to their hometowns for Spring Festival, the challenges of containing the latest H7N9 bird flu epidemic have come sharply into focus.
On 10 January 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of China notified WHO of six additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, including one death.
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of researchers working at the University of Melbourne in Australia has found that genetic differences in people result in different degrees of ability to fight the H7N9 influenza virus.
Another seven people in China have been infected with the new and often deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday, adding to at least 24 new cases last week and confirming a fresh wave of the virus.