Avian flu

Newsmaker of the day: Bird flu

Thousands of turkeys are dying in the Fraser Valley—and it’s not because of the holiday season

Chinese bird flu ‘unusually dangerous’ says WHO official

First case of H7N9 virus found outside China


Fears arise that Chinese bird flu may be transferred between humans

A new strain of bird flu that has killed 17 people in China and infected at least 82, may have been transferred from human-to-human, officials said.

Bird flu fears: 20K birds killed in China, human death toll from virus rises to six

Six people are reported dead, thousands of birds have been destroyed and international travel stocks plummeted Friday as fears mount over an outbreak of the H7N9 avian flu virus.

Tamiflu takedown

Researchers ask Canada’s public health agency the tough questions, and the answers aren’t very reassuring


Outbreaks and pandemics: a timeline

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