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Guangdong health official says SARS can be prevented and treated

Health officials in China's southern Guangdong province said the SARS virus could be stopped and could be ...of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in the province had dropped significantly after a peak in February when there were 688 patients. He said measures ta...

WHO Declares Vietnam First Country to Control SARS

...ad first surfaced in November in China's Guangdong province in November where officials at the time said people were suffering from a typical pneumonia. The disease was brought into Vietnam by a Chinese-American businessman who arrived from Hong Kong....

Russia Reports First SARS Case

...RS epidemic, which started in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong, has killed about 745 people and infected more than 8,200 around the world. The Russian case of severe acute respiratory syndrome was a blow to Hu's public relations campaign....

Adverse Effects Associated with Unauthorised Hepatitis A Vaccine in China

...ing to reports about 2,500 children in the eastern province of Anhui were administered the Hepatitis A vaccine on the 16 and 17 of June without official permission. Li Wei a six-year-old child suffered an unspecified infection and breathing problem the day after she received the vaccination following which ...

Pig Bacterium (Streptococcus suis) Kills 24 In China

... first case was reported in June// 2005 in Sichuan province of China. The infected persons were mostly farmers and butchers, who handled infected pigs or people who handled the contaminated pork products. According to investigations in China, the infected pigs are thought to have come from up to 300 different...

Famine May Be A Cause For Schizophrenia

...od of extreme famine in the badly affected Chinese province of Anhui. Although birth rates during the period plummeted by 80 percent, the death-adjusted risk of schizophrenia for those born in 1960 was 2.3 times higher than for those born before or two years after the famine, reports newscientist.com The f...

Bird flu infection spreads from Asia to Europe

... H5N1 avian influenza virus attack in the Chinese province for the past three months, and earlier outbreaks, which occurred in Southeast Asia, is moving towards European countries. Earlier reports of the virus// attacking Poultry in Russia and in Kazakhstan killing more than 6,000 birds and caused a suspecte...

SARS (Bird Flu) spreading in the Asian continent

...eemerged in China last month in the remote Qinghai province killing 6000 wild migratory birds. It has chronically infected Vietnam and both Cambodia and possibly Indonesia reporting their first human cases of the virus has been causing great turbulence in the minds of the international government. Asia nee...

Experts Recommend Preventive Measures For Avian Flu To Begin From Farms

...g of birds that died at Erkhel Lake in the Kovsgol province near the Russian border. A joint WCS-Mongolia team that was working in western Mongolia immediately went to the site to collect more samples that will be sent to the United States Department of Agriculture for further testing to determine the strai...

First Bird flu case reported in Turkey

...in Europe has been reported from farm in Balikesir province near the Aegean Sea in Western Turkey//. Following the news of bird flu all farm animals and birds are being slaughtered in order to prevent the spread of the disease and possible transmission to humans. Though, wildlife and health experts maintain t...

Bird Flu Survivor Recounts her ‘hell

...nit where she heard how her sister had died in her province which was a far distance from Bangkok and suffered in quite agony and awaited her own death 'By that time I was so weak I could not get up,' she said. 'I felt like my heart was going to stop beating. I felt so exhausted I did not have the energy to...

Bulgaria Agriculture Minister ban import of poultry from Macedonia and Croatia

... Europe has been reported from farm// in Balikesir province near the Aegean Sea in Western Turkey. Following the news of bird flu all farm animals and birds are being slaughtered in order to prevent the spread of the disease and possible transmission to humans. Though, wildlife and health experts maintain tha...

Nurses In Ontario demands Safe Disposable Needles

Nurses in the Ontario province of Canada are demanding strict laws to ensure the use of sterile disposable safety needles as they feel that are in the risk of unwanted transmission of blood pathogens. Risk of hospital workers // to blood borne diseases is high due to accidental ne...

First Human Bird-Flu Death Confirmed In China

...m bird flu - a 24-year-old farmer from the eastern province of Anhui. The woman became sick after an outbreak...y. A 12-year-old girl died Oct 17 in central Hunan province with symptoms of bird flu, but she was cremated and not enough blood was drawn beforehand to carry o...

Five People Treated For Anthrax In Indonesia

...ntan government. The last anthrax outbreak in the province was in the 1980s, affecting Bulukumba, Bone and Palopo regencies....

Bird Flu Spreading in China's Poultry

...irmed since Oct. 19. In the hard-hit northeastern province of Liaoning, nearly 1 million officials were fanning out to enforce anti-flu controls, which include mandatory poultry vaccinations and twice-daily health checks for all villagers who live near the sites of outbreaks — 72,000 people in all, authoriti...

Three More Bird Flu Cases Reported By China

...e far-western region of Xinjiang, the southwestern province of Yunnan and the northwestern region of Ningxia, the agriculture ministry said on its website. About 2,500 birds died in Yunnan's Chuxiong district Thursday, and 230 died in Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia, the ministry said. H5N1 bird flu was al...

Benzene Slick In China Highlights Water Pollution

...oncerned about how the toxic spill in Heilongjiang province will impact the region's people and ecosystem," Li Lifeng, director of WWF China's Freshwater Programme, said in the WWF statement. Li said China should ensure "improved regulation and monitoring of toxic chemicals, better risk assessment schemes t...

Bird Flu Infection Of Chinese Girl Prompts Fear Of Spread Across Asia

..., involving a 9 year-old boy in the southern Hunan province was reported previously. He is said to be recovering from the illness. The country, which has been witnessing more than 30 outbreaks of bird flu this year alone, has been rendered a helping hand by Beijing that has expressed its willingness to figh...

Fifth case of bird flu in China confirmed

...utonomous Region. Two female farmers from Anhui province died from the deadly strain in November. A girl in the Guangxi region has undergone emergency treatment. The H5N1 virus has killed nearly 70 people in South East Asia since its outbreak in 2003. The latest victim of bird flu in China fell ill i...

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