H7N9 Bird Flu


Hong Kong On High Alert For Bird Flu

Hong Kong is stepping up its surveillance of people and poultry in response to the growing number of cases of avian flu in neighbouring mainland China. Enhanced poultry testing measures, including mo...

B.C. Alert Issued After Bird Flu Deaths

VICTORIA - Health officials in B.C. are on alert after the latest bird flu outbreak in China has killed six people.Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall says health authorities are working with...

New Virus May Have Adapted To Mammals

The new flu virus that has exploded onto the global radar is already showing signs that it is adapting to mammals, suggesting what was once a bird virus is now probably spreading in a mammalian host,...