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Article Released Thu-19th-January-2006 11:28 GMT
Contact: Tham Phuong Institution: Mekong Wetlands Biodiversity Conservation & Sustainable Use Programme
 Bird Flu – Press monitoring January 19, 2006

Iraq investigating possible bird flu death; STMicro Lab-On-Chip Detects Bird Flu; Fifth child death linked to bird flu; World Leaders Pledge $1.9 Billion; Bird Flu Suspected Child Dies in Mus; China announces 6th human death; Pandemic fear boosts pledges at conference; FAO Warns Europe over spring migrations; Poultry farmers feel impact of bird flu

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Iraq investigating possible bird flu death
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq - Iraq and the World Health Organization are investigating whether bird flu killed a 15-year-old girl who died in a region that is a ...
http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/living/health/13654081.htm

STMicro Lab-On-Chip Detects Bird Flu
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... it has teamed with Singapore-based medical firm Veredus Laboratories to develop a disposable laboratory-on-a-chip that can detect strains of bird flu and other ...
http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=177101549

Fifth child death linked to bird flu
Guardian Unlimited - UK
... old girl who died in Turkey today after suffering from pneumonia is suspected to be the fifth child in the country to be killed by the H5N1 bird flu virus in ...
http://www.guardian.co.uk/birdflu/story/0,,1689502,00.html

World Leaders Pledge $1.9 Billion for Bird Flu Fight (Update3)
Bloomberg - USA
... Bird flu spread from Southeast Asia to the fringe of Europe in recent weeks, sickening thousands of birds and killing four children in Turkey. ...
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000080&sid=anlKNzPq58Ek&refer=asia

Bird Flu Suspected Child Dies in Mus
Zaman Online - Istanbul,Turkey
... Turkish province of Mus. A third child from the same family died two weeks ago, possible of bird flu. Contacting the bird flu crisis ...
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060118&hn=28786

China announces 6th human death from bird flu
Xinhua - China
18 (Xinhuanet) By Li Xing -- China's Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced another human case of bird flu, bringing the country's death toll from the ...
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-01/19/content_4069819.htm

Pandemic fear boosts pledges at bird flu conference
CBC News - Canada
An international donor conference to raise money to fight bird flu is proving more successful than organizers hoped as fears escalated that the deadly virus ...
http://www.cbc.ca/storyview/MSN/world/national/2006/01/18/birdflu-conference060118.html

BIRD FLU: FAO WARNS EUROPE OVER SPRING MIGRATIONS
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia - Italy
... David Harcharik - is concerned that new areas may be contaminated as a result of traffic involving goods, people and animals, as well as through bird migrations ...
http://www.agi.it/english/news.pl?doc=200601181805-1229-RT1-CRO-0-NF51&page=0&id=agionline-eng.arab

TURKEY: Poultry farmers feel impact of bird flu
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... cull millions of their egg-laying fowl following a sharp decline in egg consumption after four confirmed deaths because of avian influenza or 'bird flu' in the ...
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/635e9d2a44cd3d961fb7887c4a0dd4cc.htm

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Keywords associated to this article: bird flu, avian influenza
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