H5N6 flu case in China takes its first victim

A 49-year-old man died because of avian influenza virus H5N6 in the province of Sichuan, in south-central China, being the only human contagion of this strain recorded until the present in the world. The deceased came from the city of Nanchong, in the county of Nanbu, and had...

Young woman from Taiwan is the first infected with new avian flu virus

The 20-year-old woman is the first human in the world that suffers from avian flu H6N1, reported the magazine ‘Lancet Respiratory Medicine’. Doctors took a sample from the throat of this young woman who had trouble  breathing and flu-like symptoms last May and after...

The number of victims by avian flu H7N9 increases in China

State news agency “China Nueva” reported that the number of people killed by the influenza virus avian flu H7N9 increased in China, by two new deaths in Shanghai. With these two new cases a total of 77 deaths are registered, after  two weeks ago it was announced that...