H7N9 avian flu cases taper off

Although the number of H7N9 cases has slowed in recent weeks, many of those infected continue to battle the illness.

Some experts believe the closure of live poultry markets could be reason for the slow down, although others have suggested H7N9 could be decreasing as summer arrives, something that has been seen with other avian […]

Chinese officials ramp up avian flu prevention plans

More than 20,000 birds have been culled in Shanghai in an effort to stop the spread of a new strain of avian flu that’s killed six people.

The first three diagnosed cases of the H7N9 strain were confirmed Sunday. Since then, a total of 14 cases have been reported in China, along its eastern coast, […]