A new strain of bird flu in China called H7N9 has killed 38 percent of people infected it. It has already been linked to Disease X, the unknown pathogen named by the World Health Organization.
Public Health June 15, 2018
A few genetic tweaks to the H7N9 bird flu virus can pave the way for another human pandemic, researchers have warned. Learn more about these genetic tweaks to a property of the bird flu virus and how likely human transmission is.
Public Health June 16, 2017
There might not be any chicken supply for this week's Dragon Boat Festival in Hong Kong due to bird flu concerns. After droppings tested positive for the H7N9 bird flu strain, Hong Kong has halted the sale of live chicken.
Public Health June 6, 2016
Officials say first case of bird flu in Hong Kong this winter was "imported" in woman returning from mainland China. Woman remains in intensive care in Hong Kong hospital.
Life December 29, 2014
Two deaths caused by the H7N9 Bird Flu virus have already been confirmed by Chinese authorities. Experts are growing increasingly concerned of a possible outbreak.
Life January 25, 2014
Hong Kong has reported its first case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus.
Life December 4, 2013