» 11/15/2005, 00.00
Avian flu: China might not be reporting every outbreak
Local media sources suggest that not all the informationincluding reports about human casualtiesis being released. Meanwhile, health authorities announce another outbreak in Anhui province and the discovery of a new vaccine. In Indonesia, teams will check every backyard.
Bird flu hits Asia again, from China and India to Egypt
Outbreaks are recorded and poultry culled in India, China, Cambodia, and Hong Kong. People are ill in Indonesia and Cambodia. A 16-year girl dies in Egypt. The World Health Organisation urges countries not to let down their guard for a pandemic is still a real possibility.
Indonesia, China, Vietnam: new bird flu victims
There has been a death in Jakarta, a new case of human infection in Anhui and outbreaks of infection in southern Vietnam. Governments are not managing to stem the lethal virus.
New human bird flu cases suspected in Vietnam and China
In Liaoning province new outbreaks have occurred, forcing the authorities to put hundreds of people under observation. Indonesia refuses loans to fight the disease, will accept only grants. Dead birds found in Kuwait.
Avian flu claims more human victims
Hanoi hosts international conference on avian flue
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) the world is coming close to a deadly pandemic. Experts and poultry farmers criticise Hanoi's policies.
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