Navigation Links
Bird Flu Spreads To Sudan & China Reports Of Another Case

Magdi Salih, the head of the epidemics department, announced that on Tuesday tests carried out by Sudanese authorities on a man and chickens had proved positive for bird flu, but the announcement did not state if the virus was the deadly H5N1 strain. //

The infected chickens were found at two farms in Sudan's Khartoum and Jazeera provinces, one of which belonged to the infected man. Salih said, that the samples would be sent abroad for further tests. Meanwhile the WHO authorities also stated that hey were looking into the outbreak. The spokeswoman for WHO, Maria Cheng said that as there is not many details as to what tests were conducted they are planning to have the samples sent abroad for further tests.

Meanwhile, the WHO also announced that China reported its 17th human case of the H5N1 strain of bird flu since November. Aphaluck Bhatiasevi, a spokeswoman for the WHO's Beijing office, reported that the affected person is a 21-year-old security guard from the central city of Wuhan. She explained that the man became sick on April 1 and was hospitalised in critical condition with a high fever, he was then confirmed on Tuesday to have the virus, but the source of his exposure is still under investigation, she said.

According to the most recent WHO figures the bird flu has killed at least 109 people in nine countries, the virus though still remains essentially an animal disease, there are fears it could mutate into a form that passes easily among people, sparking a pandemic in which millions could die.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Encephalitis Spreads to Nepal
2. Use Of Viread Spreads As New Anti-AIDS Site Is Launched
3. Chicken pox Spreads Across Firozabad
4. Bird Flu Now Spreads to Switzerland
5. Mumps Epidemic Spreads Easily From Infected Air Travelers
6. Mumps Fever Spreads Unabated In US
7. Researchers have Identified the Gene that Spreads Skin Cancer
8. Dengue Fever Spreads in Latin America, Caribbean
9. Americans’ Concern for Skin Infections, Flu, Spreads Across the Countr
10. Immunotherapy Does Not Prolong Life When Skin Cancer Spreads
11. Immunotherapy Does Not Prolong Life When Skin Cancer Spreads
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film Studios Released ProSlice Levels, a ... can give their videos a whole new perspective by using the title layers ... Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 Different presets to choose from. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American Institutes for ... Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. , AIR ... care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR researchers will ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of ... Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to ... said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was out of control. Prone to extreme ... “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” remembers Marcy. “If there was ... other children and say he was going to kill them. If we were driving ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- Revolutionary technology includes multi-speaker listening to ... leaders in advanced audiology and hearing aid technology, has ... the world,s first internet connected hearing aid that opens ...      (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160622/382240 ) , ... firsts,: , TwinLink™ - the first dual ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 The vast majority ... outpatient dialysis facility.  Treatments are usually 3 times a ... per visit, including travel time, equipment preparation and wait ... but especially grueling for patients who are elderly and ... skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers for some duration of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... FRANKLIN, Tenn. , June 23, 2016 ... for automating, integrating and transforming the patient ... launch of several innovative new products and ... depth of its revenue cycle offerings. These ... establish more efficient workflows, remain compliant in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: