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Article Released Wed-18th-January-2006 12:06 GMT
Contact: Tham Phuong Institution: Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
 Bird Flu – Press monitoring January 18, 2006

Turkey fails to stop Bird Flu; EU, Roche increase commitment; Bird flu claims 2nd sibling; Call for global effort; Bird flu could cost insurers $US133 bln; Children Seen at Risk..; Cyprus guards against bird flu, wants more drugs; Drug firm ups WHO donation by 2 million doses; Global conference aims to pool financial resources on curbing bird ...

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TURKEY FAILS TO STOP BIRD FLU
Special Broadcasting Service - Australia
Turkey has announced that another child was diagnosed with bird flu, raising to 21 the number of human cases in the country, including four teenagers already ...
http://www9.sbs.com.au/theworldnews/region.php?id=126879&region=3

EU, Roche increase bird flu commitment
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
BEIJING -- The European Union and drug maker Roche sharply increased their commitment to combatting bird flu Tuesday at an international donors conference that ...
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/health/1500AP_Bird_Flu_Donors.html

Bird flu claims 2nd sibling
News24 - South Africa
Jakarta - A three-year-old boy suffering symptoms of bird flu died on Tuesday, days after his sister passed away and tested positive for the virus, said ...
http://www.news24.com/News24/World/Bird_flu/0,,2-10-1959_1864371,00.html

Call for global effort to check bird flu
Hindu - Chennai,India
... meeting the needs for the world community to conduct ``comprehensive, intensive and sustained'' cooperation in preventing and combating avian flu, saying that ... http://www.hindu.com/2006/01/18/stories/2006011803061600.htm

Bird flu could cost insurers $US133 bln
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
... New York Life Insurance. Some insurers have been preparing investors for potential bird flu outcomes. For example, the world's largest ...
http://www.smh.com.au/news/Business/Bird-flu-could-cost-insurers-US133-bln/2006/01/18/1137467018594.html

Children Seen at Risk for Turkey Bird Flu
CBS News - USA
Just as in East and Southeast Asia, where at least 77 people have died of bird flu since 2003, children appear to be particularly susceptible to the lethal ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L17239488.htm

Cyprus guards against bird flu, wants more drugs
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... Cyprus said on Tuesday it would seek additional supplies of anti-viral drugs but the European Union member sought to play down fears that bird flu will spread ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L17239488.htm

Bird flu drug firm ups WHO donation by 2 million doses
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... The news comes as an Indonesian toddler died today and is being tested for bird flu, days after his 13-year-old sister died of the H5N1 virus. ...
http://news.scotsman.com/health.cfm?id=81072006

Avian influenza
Global conference aims to pool financial resources on curbing bird ...
Xinhua - China
... over 100 countries and 20 international organizations gathered in Beijing Tuesday in a bid to pool financial resources to curb the spread of avian influenza. ...
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-01/17/content_4064583.htm

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Keywords associated to this article: bird flu, avian influenza
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