Tag Archives: China

Vietnam Reports First Bird Flu Death in Nine Months

Vietnam Reports First Bird Flu Death in Nine Months

  HANOI, January 21, 2014 (AFP) – Vietnam has recorded its first death from bird flu in nine months, according to the country’s Health Ministry, as regional concerns over a potential resurgence ...

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Shanghai Reports Two Deaths in China Bird Flu Outbreak

Shanghai Reports Two Deaths in China Bird Flu Outbreak

  SHANGHAI, January 20, 2014 (AFP) – Two people have died from the H7N9 strain of bird flu in China’s commercial hub Shanghai, including a medical doctor, the local government ...

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China Doctor Guilty of Baby Trafficking

China Doctor Guilty of Baby Trafficking

  BEIJING, January 14, 2014 (AFP) – A Chinese court on Tuesday convicted a former obstetrician of abducting newborn babies and gave her a suspended death sentence, it said, in ...

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‘Fat’ Population in Developing Countries Triples

‘Fat’ Population in Developing Countries Triples

  Rich nations overtaken If you think obesity is only the scourge of rich nations whose people engage in binge eating, think again. Obesity, like charity, begins at home, a ...

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China Confirms Human Death from New Bird Flu Type

China Confirms Human Death from New Bird Flu Type

  SHANGHAI, December 18, 2013 (AFP) – A 73-year-old Chinese woman has died of a type of bird flu new in humans, health officials say, but experts believe the risk of it ...

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