Bird Flu expert put in charge of WHO

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Linked from http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-11/09/content_729168.htm --- The World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) opened a special session on Thursday, during which China's Margaret Chan will be formally approved as the organization's next director-general. Learn more about Dr. Chan at www.zimbio.com/portal/dr.+margaret+chanRead Full Story

Fujian-like virus

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A new strain of bird flu is being investigated: Linked from http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/articlenews.aspx?type=healthNews&storyID=2006-10-30T211050Z_01_SP303161_RTRIDST_0_HEALTH-BIRDFLU-STRAIN-DC.XML&WTmodLoc=HP-C10-Health-2 --- Scientists in Hong Kong and the United States have detected a new strain of H5N1 bird flu virus in China and warned it might have started another wave of outbreaks in poultry in Southeast Asia and move deeper into Eurasia. The strain, called the "Fujian-like...Read Full Story