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 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements ... that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and ... main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... TX (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin ... of the American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical ... and highly effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe ... from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine ... his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... that most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals ... also many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) ... will receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research ... anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dublin - ... " Global Markets for Spectroscopy Equipment" report ... This report focuses on the global market of ... applications in various applications. The report deals with spectroscopy ... industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food and beverage, and environmental ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the ... Tests" report to their offering. ... The World Market for Companion Diagnostics covers the ... analysis in the report includes the following: ... Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ROW), 2015-2020 , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... HOUSTON , June 23, 2016  MedSource ... platform as its e-clinical software solution of choice.  ... the best possible value to their clients by ... nowEDC.  The preferred relationship establishes nowEDC as the ... pricing for MedSource,s full-service clients.  "nowEDC has long ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: