Bird Flu Virus
Bird Flu Outbreak In China: Third Case Of Human Infection In A Week
Chinese authorities have reported the second and third cases of human infections on H7N9 in a week. The government has ordered preventive measures in fear of an outbreak.
South Korea Raises Bird Flu Alert Due To Additional Cases
The bird flu virus is spreading to new areas in the central parts of South Korea since this year’s first bird flu case was reported late last month. Virus outbreak confirmed in Gyeonggi-do Province, Eumseong County in Chuncheongbuk-do Province and Haenam in Jeollanam-do Province this year.
Avian Flu Found To Cause Suffocation, Organ Failure
Symptoms of the new strain of avian flu in China are found to attack the lungs, causing suffocation and eventually organ failure.
Bird Flu Virus Caused By Dead Pigs Found In Huangpu River?
H7N9, the new strain of bird flu virus, did not come from humans; the pig carcasses pulled from the Huangpu River may be connected to the outbreak.