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Chinese tourist brings H7N9 avian influenza to Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Specimens from a 4-year-old Chinese tourist who developed a fever in the eastern county of Hualien were delivered for testing for H7N9 avian influenza Sunday, health officials said th

UN urges heightened surveillance after bird flu resurfaces

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today urged heightened preparedness and surveillance amid signs that a mutant strain of the deadly bird flu virus is spreading in Asia and be

More poultry affected by avian flu outbreak in Bali

Additional cases of bird flu have now been discovered in the Banyubiru area of Negara in Bali.

Tanzania in high alert over possible bird flu outbreak

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) – The Tanzanian government is on full alert over the possible outbreak of avian flu. It has declared the disease a national disaster and is taking precautionary measures to curb its spread into the country.

Indonesia: On the brink of “human flu pandemic?”

(eTN) - Describing the current bird flu situation in Indonesia as "critical,” the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has warned the continuing outbreak could lead the virus to mutate and cause a "human influenza pandemic.”