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Explainer: what is H7N9 bird flu? (ScienceAlert)

Explainer: what is H7N9 bird flu? (ScienceAlert) | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
The Australian government has put people on the look out for a new strain of bird flu following a spate of deaths in China. But is there reall (RT @ScienceAlert: What is H7N9 bird flu, and how worried should we be about it?
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Pandemic Information News: ECDC compares two waves, highlights severe threat

Pandemic Information News: ECDC compares two waves, highlights severe threat | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
RT @pandemic_news: ECDC compares two waves, highlights severe threat http://t.co/yM3nePAJIo
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Canada monitoring as number of H7N9 bird flu cases mount - Hamilton Spectator

Canada monitoring as number of H7N9 bird flu cases mount - Hamilton Spectator | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
Calgary Herald Canada monitoring as number of H7N9 bird flu cases mount Hamilton Spectator The Public Health Agency of Canada's director general for immunization and respiratory infectious diseases said Canada is monitoring the situation in China,...
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New bird flu: How bad is H10N8?

New bird flu: How bad is H10N8? | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
A new strain of bird flu has killed a woman in China. What wider threat might this virus pose? (New bird flu: How bad is H10N8?
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A Brand New Hybrid Bird Flu In China Has Scientists Worried

A Brand New Hybrid Bird Flu In China Has Scientists Worried | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
Bird flu H10N8 found in humans for the first time. (A brand new hybrid bird flu in China has scientists worried http://t.co/LqAU8BIewf)
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Scientists Warn of New Bird Flu Strain in China - NYTimes.com

A confirmed death from H10N8 comes as another strain of avian influenza, H7N9, continues to spread in China.
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Evidence suggests H7N9 avian influenza transmitted through animal contact - 2 Minute Medicine

Evidence suggests H7N9 avian influenza transmitted through animal contact - 2 Minute Medicine | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
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Evidence suggests H7N9 avian influenza transmitted through animal contact
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1. 139 individuals were infected with H7N9 (avian influenza) with 82% having had an exposure to live animals.
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Ten new H7N9 cases push outbreak total past 300

Ten new H7N9 cases push outbreak total past 300 | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
The cases are from five provinces, mostly in the south, and include three deaths.
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New bird flu strain stokes concern in China | Al Jazeera America

New bird flu strain stokes concern in China | Al Jazeera America | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
Latest strain killed a 73-year-old Chinese woman in December and authorities last week confirmed a second human case (New bird flu strain stokes concern in China http://t.co/7kUEZacw2m)...
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New strain of 'deadly' bird flu

New strain of 'deadly' bird flu | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
Experts are concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu that has already killed one woman in China.
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H7N9 avian influenza concerns escalate in China | Business ...

H7N9 avian influenza concerns escalate in China | Business ... | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization and Chinese authorities are investigating how three members of one family contracted the H7N9 avian influenza virus. There have been 192 confirmed human cases of the virus, including 59 ...
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KFC parent Yum says no bird flu hit to China sales - Reuters

KFC parent Yum says no bird flu hit to China sales - Reuters | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
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KFC parent Yum says no bird flu hit to China sales
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(Reuters) - KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Monday reaffirmed its 2014 profit and said a resurgent bird flu in China had not hurt national sales in its top market.
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China's Guangdong Province Reports H7N9 Avian Influenza Death - Bloomberg

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China's Guangdong Province Reports H7N9 Avian Influenza Death
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A 48-year-old man from southern China's Guangdong province died yesterday after being infected with the H7N9 avian influenza virus, the local government said.
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Influenza virus H7N9 now detected in southern China increasing risk of cross ... - Times of India

Influenza virus H7N9 now detected in southern China increasing risk of cross ... - Times of India | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
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News - Epidemiological update A(H7N9) influenza...

News - Epidemiological update A(H7N9) influenza... | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
RT @ECDC_Flu: Latest update on #avian #flu #H7N9 by @ECDC_EU reports 308 confirmed cases by 7 Feb 2014: http://t.co/VPeTjrMrLw http://t.co/…
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Cases of New Deadly Bird Flu Surge in China, Experts Say

Cases of New Deadly Bird Flu Surge in China, Experts Say | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
About 300 cases of H7N9 avian influenza have been confirmed in China, with more appearing every day.
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New deadly strain of bird flu may have emerged - Health News - NHS Choices

New deadly strain of bird flu may have emerged - Health News - NHS Choices | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
“Experts are concerned about the spread of a new strain of bird flu that has already killed one woman in China,” BBC News reports.
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Pandemic Information News: #H7N9 cases grow by 7, along with China poultry industry outcry

Pandemic Information News: #H7N9 cases grow by 7, along with China poultry industry outcry | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
#H7N9 cases grow by 7, along with China poultry industry outcry http://t.co/W51zDeWSl4
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UN warns China’s neighbors on spread of H7N9 bird flu virus

UN warns China’s neighbors on spread of H7N9 bird flu virus | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
The United Nations has sounded the alarm on the risk of the H7N9 bird flu virus progressively crossing the border from China to neighboring countries as it reaches southward across the Taiwan Strait.
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WHO | Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – update

On 4 February 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of eight additional laboratory-confirmed cases of human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus, including two deaths.
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Eight More Cases of Human Infection with H7N9 Virus are Reported ...

Eight More Cases of Human Infection with H7N9 Virus are Reported ... | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
WHO encourages countries to continue strengthening influenza surveillance, including surveillance for severe acute respiratory infections (SARI) and to carefully review any unusual patterns, in order to ensure reporting of ...
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Woman In China Dies From Bird Flu Strain Previously Unknown In Humans

Woman In China Dies From Bird Flu Strain Previously Unknown In Humans | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
By Kate Kelland LONDON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The death of a woman in China from a strain of bird flu previously unknown in humans is a reminder of the ever-present potential pandemic threat from mutating animal viruses, scientists...
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How to make sense of H10N8, H1N1, H7N9, and other bewildering bird flu names

How to make sense of H10N8, H1N1, H7N9, and other bewildering bird flu names | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
H10N8 is the latest bird flu to come out of China and, potentially, decimate humanity like in that Gwyneth Paltrow movie.
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Pandemic Information News: WHO Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – update February 5, 2014 (2nd notice)

Pandemic Information News: WHO Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – update February 5, 2014 (2nd notice) | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
WHO Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) virus – update February 5, 2014 (2nd notice) http://t.co/R25zBFQwbl
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6 more bird flu cases reported, 1 fatal

6 more bird flu cases reported, 1 fatal | Avian influenza virus A(H7N9) | Scoop.it
Six more cases of human infection with H7N9 bird flu have been reported in China, according to the World Health Organization. One of them was fatal, it said Friday in a news release.
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