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[03/20/2006] EGYPT: First human bird flu death confirmed
After confirmation of Egypt\'s first human death from the H5N1 avian virus, the government stepped up awareness drives aimed at preventing the further spread of the potentially deadly disease. » More

[03/17/2006] Israel confirms bird flu outbreak
Israeli officials have confirmed that thousands of turkeys and chickens found dead in the south of the country had the H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus. » More

[03/15/2006] Top Russian Communist Blames U.S. of Using Bird Flu as Biological Weapon
The leader of the Russian Communist Party has said the outbreak of bird flu in a number of European countries including Russia is a plot by the United States. » More

[03/15/2006] Top Russian Communist Blames U.S. of Using Bird Flu as Biological Weapon
The leader of the Russian Communist Party has said the outbreak of bird flu in a number of European countries including Russia is a plot by the United States. » More

[03/15/2006] Government Working on New Bird Flu Vaccine
With new versions of bird flu emerging, U.S. health officials announced Monday that scientists must stir up a different vaccine recipe to try to protect people.\n » More

[03/15/2006] U.S. Centers for Disease Control Safeguards Nation From Outbreaks With Informatica Data Integration
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[03/15/2006] Bird Flu Could Reach Americas in 6 Months
The virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu could reach the Americas in six to 12 months or even sooner as infected wild birds migrate toward the Arctic and Alaska, the U.N. bird flu chief said. » More

[03/14/2006] Ready or Not, Bird Flu Is Coming to America
In a remarkable speech over the weekend, Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt recommended that Americans start storing canned tuna and powdered milk under their beds as the prospect of a deadly bird flu outbreak approaches the United States.\n » More

[03/13/2006] Donald Rumsfeld makes $5m killing on bird flu drug
Donald Rumsfeld has made a killing out of bird flu. The US Defence Secretary has made more than $5m (£2.9m) in capital gains from selling shares in the biotechnology firm that discovered and developed Tamiflu, the drug being bought in massive amounts by Governments to treat a possible human pandemic of the disease. » More

[03/10/2006] Indonesia\'s Bird-Flu Death Toll Up to 22
Indonesia, which has come under fire for its attempts to prevent the spread of bird flu, said Friday that two children had died of the disease, bringing the country\'s death toll to 22. » More

[03/10/2006] Bird Flu Could Appear in U.S. in Months
A deadly strain of bird flu could appear in the United States in the next few months as wild birds migrate from infected nations, Homeland Security Michael Chertoff said Thursday. » More

[03/09/2006] Bird Flu Could Reach Americas in 6 Months
The virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu could reach the Americas in six to 12 months or even sooner as infected wild birds migrate toward the Arctic and Alaska, the U.N. bird flu chief said. » More

[03/08/2006] Bird flu a bigger challenge than AIDS, warns WHO
THE lethal strain of bird flu poses a greater challenge to the world than any infectious disease, including AIDS, and has cost 300 million farmers over $10 billion in its spread through poultry around the world, the World Health Organisation said yesterday. » More

[03/06/2006] Leavitt: Second Bird Flu Vaccine in Works
Federal health officials announced plans Monday for a second vaccine to protect people from bird flu because the virus that is spreading among birds in Asia and Europe has changed significantly in the past year.\n » More

[03/06/2006] Suspected Human Avian Flu Spread Across Indonesia
Suspected avian influenza cases are being detected in the country at an alarming rate, with more people falling sick in Surakarta in Central Java, Madiun and Malang in East Java, and Batam in Riau Islands province. » More

[03/06/2006] Bird Flu Spreads To Niger
In the commune of Gouré (1,050 km east of Niamey) about a hundred ducks were found dead, while about 100 dead turtledoves were reported in N`Guigmi (1,500 km east of Niamey) and nearby areas. » More

[03/06/2006] Fatal Familial Cluster Of H5N1 In Azerbaijan Likely
\"A top official in Azerbaijan said on Saturday a family of six people could have contracted bird flu, although it was too early to be sure. » More

[03/06/2006] H5 Bird Flu Confirmed In Poland
\"Poland has confirmed its first cases of avian flu after two swans were found dead. The swans were discovered on the bank of the River Vistula, in the northern city of Torun. Initial tests confirmed that it is the H5 virus.\" » More

[03/02/2006] Bird flu likely in US flocks soon: Health Secretary
The lethal avian flu that is spreading rapidly around the world could soon infect wild birds and domesticated flocks in the United States, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt said on Wednesday.\n » More

[02/28/2006] France vaccinates poultry, bird flu spreads
France began vaccinating thousands of geese and ducks against avian flu on Monday while Niger became the second West African country to be hit by a virus which is spreading among birds at unprecedented speed. » More

[02/26/2006] Jabs for everyone if avian flu pandemic strikes?
The UK Government has announced plans today designed to innoculate every person in the country in the event of an avian flu pandemic. » More

[02/24/2006] EU approves bird flu vaccinations
A European Union veterinary expert panel has approved limited preventative bird flu vaccination plans presented by France and the Netherlands. » More

[02/20/2006] Bird flu reaches France for first time
Bird flu spread to France for the first time with the discovery on Friday that a dead duck had tested positive for the virus, although it was not yet clear the fowl was carrying the deadly H5N1 strain. » More

[02/20/2006] Farmers told to plan for bird flu
Poultry farmers are being told to plan how they can move their birds inside in the event that avian flu hits the UK. » More

[02/20/2006] Virus Tests On UK Birds
Tests are being carried out on a number of dead birds found across Britain over the weekend as the country remains on high alert over the possible spread of bird flu. The tests follow confirmation that a duck which died of the virus in France had the lethal H5N1 strain. » More

[12/01/2005] Bird Flu Found in Sun Valley, California Farm
Japanese quails suffering from a low pathogenic strain of bird flu were discovered in a Sun Valley quail farm.\n » More

[11/15/2005] Tamiflu Cited in 2 Teen Deaths, Report Says
Two teenage boys who took the antiviral drug Tamiflu exhibited abnormal behavior that lead to their deaths -- one jumped in front of an oncoming truck and the other apparently fell from a building, the Mainichi Shimbun reported Saturday. » More

[11/15/2005] Bird flu \'out of control\' in Chinese province
The Chinese government says the spread of the deadly H5N1 bird flu in one of its provinces is not under control and has warned of a potential disaster there. There have been three fresh outbreaks of the avian virus in the north-eastern province of Liaoning in 24 hours, and a new suspected human infection. » More

The bill (S. 1873) -- a big congressional wet kiss to the drug industry -- is dressed up in a noble-sounding title: \"Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act.\" » More

[11/11/2005] RFID Pitched For Bird-Flu
A California company is marketing its RFID monitoring and surveillance technology as a way to potentially limit the spread of bird flu in Asia. » More

[11/10/2005] CDC Will Allow 1918 Killer Flu Off Campus
Federal scientists say they will consider requests to ship the recently recreated 1918 killer flu virus to select U.S. research labs. » More

[11/08/2005] World Bank To Put Up $1 Billion To Fight Bird Flu
\nThe World Bank is ready to issue emergency loans by the end of the year to countries attempting to control the spread of avian flu as part of a $1 billion-plus assistance package, reports The Financial Times (11/05). » More

[11/08/2005] Man dies of bird flu in Vietnam
A Vietnamese man has died of bird flu, the latest case in Asia that underlines the urgency for top health experts drawing up a strategy in Geneva to prevent the virus from spreading to humans around the globe. » More

[11/08/2005] Killing Two Birds With One Tamiflu Stone
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[11/07/2005] Suspected human bird flu cases reported in China
The Chinese health ministry says it cannot rule out bird flu as the cause of death of a 12-year-old girl in an infected province, and has invited the World Health Organization to investigate what could be the country\'s first known human case. » More

[11/07/2005] Pandemic \"only a matter of time\": WHO chief
World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Lee Jong-wook gestures during a global bird flu conference in Geneva. Lee said an influenza pandemic \"is only a matter of time\" as he opened a three-day council of war on H5N1 avian flu. » More

[11/03/2005] Is President Bush Hyping the Avian Flu?
Many are wondering if this is all hype or truthfully a threat to humankind of Biblical proportions. » More

The bill (S. 1873) -- a big congressional wet kiss to the drug industry --is dressed up in a noble-sounding title: \"Biodefense and Pandemic Vaccine and Drug Development Act.\" » More

[11/03/2005] Experts dismiss scare over bird flu
\"Realistically, avian influenza is not a threat to people, but everywhere you go, it has turned into a circus.\" » More

[11/03/2005] Flu Threats Could Restrict U.S. Travel
Sustained person-to-person spread of the bird flu or any other super-influenza strain anywhere in the world could prompt the United States to implement travel restrictions or other steps to block a brewing pandemic, say federal plans released Wednesday » More

[11/02/2005] Asia-Pacific Nations to Stage Mock Outbreak
Countries across the Asia-Pacific region coping with an outbreak of bird flu plan to stage a mock disease outbreak next year to gauge how well they would respond to a pandemic or other major health threat, an Australian official said recently » More

[11/02/2005] Rumsfeld Profits From Bird Flu Scare
Today, with panic mounting over a potential bird flu pandemic, it\'s the most sought-after drug in the world, as everyone from suburban soccer moms in the U.S. to health officials in London and Taipei scramble to stockpile the pill. At the moment, it seems, virtually the entire world is on sick-chicken alert. » More

[11/01/2005] Doctor urges Canadians not to panic over bird flu
One day after officials revealed wild birds carrying the H5 strain of avian flu virus have been found in Canada, the nation\'s chief public health officer is urging Canadians not to panic. » More

[11/01/2005] Bush Seeks $1.2B for U.S. Flu Vaccines
President Bush outlined a $7.1 billion strategy Tuesday to prepare for the danger of a pandemic influenza outbreak, saying he wanted to stockpile enough vaccine to protect 20 million Americans against the current strain of bird flu. » More

[11/01/2005] Rumsfeld\'s growing stake in Tamiflu
The prospect of a bird flu outbreak may be panicking people around the globe, but it\'s proving to be very good news for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other politically connected investors in Gilead Sciences, the California biotech company that owns the rights to Tamiflu, the influenza remedy that\'s now the most-sought after drug in the world. » More

[11/01/2005] Finally Medical Journal Admits the Truth
Today\'s British Medical Journal features an editorial on the bird flu in which they state the following: The lack of sustained human-to-human transmission suggests that this AH5N1 avian virus does not currently have the capacity to cause a human pandemic. » More

[10/28/2005] Drill will test city for flu emergency
The city will be one of three regional sites next month holding an \"emergency vaccination exercise\" to test preparedness in the case of a disease outbreak. » More

[10/28/2005] US hoarding prompts flu pill maker to halt supply
Drug maker Roche halted supplies of its Tamiflu pill to the United States on Thursday to head off hoarding by consumers fearing bird flu, but two suspected human cases in China and France turned out to be false alarms. » More

[10/28/2005] Doctors Ask Government About Tamiflu
Worried that bird flu in Asia could morph into a human flu pandemic, healthy patients, schools and even some doctors are asking if they should stock up on Tamiflu the one medicine experts believe might help fight the virus. » More

[10/26/2005] Firms\' threat to limit bird flu vaccine
The makers of flu vaccine yesterday threatened not to produce enough bird flu vaccine to deal with an outbreak unless ministers agreed to buy more of their products. » More

[10/24/2005] Bilderbergers, Rumsfeld Profit from Avian Flu Scam
You can\'t make any real money without a boogeyman, and the new \"Bird Flu\" hoax is the latest scam used to generate profits for pharmaceutical company insiders. » More

[10/20/2005] Bird flu reaches EU as Greece finds virus
Greece said on Monday it had detected one turkey with bird flu on the eastern Aegean island of Chios, becoming the first EU country where the virus has spread to. » More

[10/20/2005] China: 2,600 Birds Dead of Bird Flu
Russian authorities detected a deadly strain of bird flu south of Moscow on Wednesday and China reported a fresh outbreak in its northern grasslands _ signs the deadly virus was spreading across Siberia to the Mediterranean along the pathways of migratory birds. » More

[10/19/2005] Dr. Len Horowitz Debunks Avian Flu Hysteria Campaign
If avian flu becomes more than a threatened pandemic, it will have done so by political and economic design. » More

[10/17/2005] Europe tests for bird flu, nations jittery
Europe strove on Monday to balance moves to test for outbreaks of deadly bird flu with keeping people calm and avoiding widespread panic after the disease was found in Turkey and Romania. » More

[10/17/2005] Bird flu \'will kill 50,000 people, but not this year\'
A bird flu pandemic would kill about 50,000 people in Britain but will not necessarily strike this winter, the Government\'s chief medical officer said yesterday. » More

[10/15/2005] Bird flu virus: What you need to know
Britons have been urged to be vigilant against bird flu and to report suspicious bird deaths. The call comes after a ban on the import of live poultry and feathers from Turkey where more than 1,000 cases have been confirmed. » More

[10/14/2005] U.S Health Secretary Warns of Flu Pandemic
The likelihood of a human flu pandemic is very high, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt warned Monday as he sought Southeast Asian cooperation to combat the spread of bird flu. » More

[10/11/2005] What would modern quarantine look like?
Bush\'s comments recall how quarantines were enforced in the 1890s, when armed guards patrolled streets to keep victims of smallpox and other dreaded diseases confined to their homes. » More

[10/10/2005] Bush Cites Military Takeover In Case Of Flu Outbreak
During this afternoon\'s White House press conference President Bush confirmed that he would attempt to impose military curfews and quarantines in case of a flu pandemic occurring in the United States. » More

[10/10/2005] Israel plans emergency response to bird flu
Israel has geared up for possible bird flu outbreaks with a comprehensive emergency plan, local newspaper Ha\'aretz reported » More

[10/08/2005] Fearmongering: Bird Flu on the Agenda
Bush\'s \"spontaneous\" declaration that bird flu is \"on the table\" pushes the topic suddenly to the top of every agenda... possibly in preparation for something sinister. » More

[10/06/2005] US scientists resurrect deadly 1918 flu
In a surprise announcement, scientists in the US say they have recreated the influenza virus that killed at least 50 million people in 1918, and they have infected mice with it.\n » More