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Three new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI confirmed in Taiwan: 700,000 birds culled since January and 3 human deaths
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cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza HPAI were confirmed among poultry in
Taiwan on Thursday the Council of Agriculture said.
include two cases involving the H5N2 virus and one of the H5N8 strain, the
In the last
three months 84 poultry farms in Taiwan have been hit by HPAI, including 11
that were infected with the H5N8 strain which has jumped to humans resulting in
the culling of nearly 700,000 birds since January.
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resident died of the H7N9 avian flu virus Monday evening, 23 days after the
infection was confirmed, the local disease control agency said Tuesday.
69, contracted the virus on Feb. 4 and died in hospital on Feb. 27 after
medical treatment failed, according to the agency.
from Kaohsiung, initially felt ill on Jan. 23 when he was visiting Guangdong
Province on business.
to Taiwan on Jan. 25 but was tested negative for bird-flu at a hospital.
felt symptoms such as fever, coughing and breathing difficulties on Jan. 29,
and was diagnosed with pneumonia.
hospitalized on Feb. 1, and confirmed as having the avian-flu virus three days
The man was
the first Taiwan resident and second person to die of H7N9 on the island, where
a total of five human H7N9 cases have been confirmed, according to local media.
person to die from the virus in Taiwan was a mainland resident.