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# h5n1 - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America
# H5N1
# H5N1

Canada confirms first death from bird flu in North America

Jan 8th 2014, 10:07 PM 10,574 Views 20 Comments

Health officials have stressed that the risk to the population is extremely low.

# h5n1 - Sunday 31 March, 2013

New avian flu strain kills two in China, one critical
# Avian Flu
# Avian Flu

New avian flu strain kills two in China, one critical

Mar 31st 2013, 9:58 AM 4,430 Views 9 Comments

The victims contracted H7N9 avian influenza, a sub-type that has not previously been transmitted to humans.

# h5n1 - Friday 17 February, 2012

WHO delays decision on releasing new bird flu research
# Bird Flu
# Bird Flu

WHO delays decision on releasing new bird flu research

Feb 17th 2012, 6:32 PM 1,933 Views 6 Comments

Researchers in the US and the Netherlands have developed new H5N1 strains which are more transmissible than the natural version.

# h5n1 - Thursday 22 December, 2011

US asks science journals to censor studies on man-made bird flu
# Bioterrorism
# Bioterrorism

US asks science journals to censor studies on man-made bird flu

Dec 22nd 2011, 7:15 AM 1,734 Views 14 Comments

The US government fears that details on a lab-made version of bird flu could be used by terrorists for biological warfare.

# h5n1 - Monday 29 August, 2011

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence
# Health
# Health

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence

Aug 29th 2011, 5:03 PM 232 Views 8 Comments

A mutant strain of the virus has been confirmed in China and Vietnam, and is believed to have been spread by wild bird migration.